Lynne Cheney

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Cheney on Daughters' Feud: 'Compassion Is Called for'

'Pained to see' fight over gay marriage become public, says dad

(Newser) - Dick Cheney has weighed in on his daughters' public feud over gay marriage , defending Liz, whose spat with Mary is threatening to overshadow her Senate campaign in Wyoming. "This is an issue we have dealt with privately for many years, and we are pained to see it become public,... More »

Cheneys Greet the Bidens

(Newser) - Joe Biden and wife Jill paid a pleasant social call this evening on the man Biden once called the "most dangerous vice president" in the nation's history. Dick Cheney and wife Lynne invited the Bidens for a meeting and a tour of the VP's official residence at the Naval... More »

Cheney Makes Way More Than His Boss

VP's family rakes in $3M, while Bushes earn less than $1M

(Newser) - Dick Cheney may report to George Bush, but he out-earned the president threefold last year, according to tax returns released yesterday. The first couple paid $221,635 in taxes on the $923,807 they made in 2007, ABC reports, while the Cheneys paid  $602,651 on their $3,042,767—... More »

No Family Picnic Plans for Cheney and Obama

VP gives wide berth to his ties to 'Cousin Barack'

(Newser) - "Cousin Barack? No. No, we haven't. We haven't had the opportunity to talk about it," Dick  Cheney told the press today, when asked whether he had spoken with Barack Obama about the fact that the two men are distant cousins, AFP reports. "I didn't know whether that... More »

Dissing Cousins: Cheney & Obama Are Kin!

Lynne Cheney discovers common ancestor

(Newser) - Vice President Dick Cheney and Democratic White House hopeful Barack Obama have an unlikely bond. They are eighth cousins, according to Cheney's wife, Lynne. She discovered the two share a common 17th Century ancestor in French Huguenot Mareen Duvall, whose son married the granddaughter of a Richard Cheney in Maryland... More »

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