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Dick Cheney's Daughter Marries Her Partner

Mary Cheney and Heather Poe wed in Washington
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 22, 2012 1:32 PM CDT
Dick Cheney's Daughter Marries Her Partner
Dick Cheney and his daughter Mary attend the centennial birthday celebration for Ronald Reagan at the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, last year.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – Dick Cheney's daughter Mary wed her longtime partner today in Washington, reports the Daily Caller. Mary Cheney married Heather Poe, and the former VP is thrilled, according to a statement from him and his wife. “Mary and Heather have been in a committed relationship for many years, and we are delighted that they were able to take advantage of the opportunity to have that relationship recognized,” the Cheneys said. Dick Cheney backed same-sex marriage in 2009, notes CBS. The women are raising two children in Virginia. (Read more Mary Cheney stories.)

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