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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Cheney, Richard Bruce Known as "Dick.” Born 1941. Vice President of the United States (since 2001) under George W. Bush.

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Examples

  • (CHENEY LIE) Cheney said that President Barack Obama's decision to release the four top-secret Bush administration memos on the interrogation techniques was "flatly contrary" to U.S. national security, and would help al-Qaida train terrorists in how to resist U.S. interrogations.

    Cheney's Nat Security Speech / Lies vs Facts

  • (CHENEY LIE) Cheney said that the Bush administration "moved decisively against the terrorists in their hideouts and their sanctuaries, and committed to using every asset to take down their networks."

    Cheney's Nat Security Speech / Lies vs Facts

  • (CHENEY LIE) Cheney denied that there was any connection between the Bush administration's interrogation policies and the abuse of detainees at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison, which he blamed on "a few sadistic guards ... in violation of American law, military regulations and simple decency."

    Cheney's Nat Security Speech / Lies vs Facts

  • (CHENEY LIE) Cheney said that only "ruthless enemies of this country" were detained by U.S. operatives overseas and taken to secret U.S. prisons.

    Cheney's Nat Security Speech / Lies vs Facts

  • BART GELLMAN, AUTHOR, "ANGER: THE CHENEY VICE PRESIDENCY": What he's managed to do very effectively is frame a public debate and keep that debate focused on the things Cheney wants to talk about.

    CNN Transcript May 21, 2009

  • BART GELLMAN, AUTHOR, "ANGLES: THE CHENEY VICE PRESIDENCY": What he's managed to do very effectively is frame a public debate and keep that debate focused on the things Cheney wants to talk about.

    CNN Transcript May 21, 2009

  • AMERICA'S MOST DANGEROUS CRIMINAL/DICK CHENEY yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'AMERICA\'S MOST DANGEROUS CRIMINAL/DICK CHENEY'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: As vice president, Cheney was the decisive force pushing America into the illegal war and occupation of Iraq.

    AMERICA'S MOST DANGEROUS CRIMINAL / DICK CHENEY

  • DICK CHENEY, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: We'd always known about the Cheney family line on my father's side of the family back to Massachusetts in the 1630s.

    CNN Transcript Jun 2, 2008

  • RICHARD CHENEY, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: We've always known about the Cheney family line on my father's side of the family back in Massachusetts in the 1630s.

    CNN Transcript Jun 3, 2008

  • GOOGLE WATCH: IMPEACH BUSH & CHENEY rises by 110,000 in less than six weeks-September 5, 2007 yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'GOOGLE WATCH: IMPEACH BUSH & CHENEY rises by 110,000 in less than six weeks-September 5, 2007'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: The buzz on the web about impeaching Cheney and then Bush is growing but not fast enough.

    GOOGLE WATCH: IMPEACH BUSH & CHENEY rises by 110,000 in less than six weeks-September 5, 2007

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