He has been cited as the most powerful vice president in American history. Cheney was born in Lincoln, Nebraska , and grew up in Casper, Wyoming. He began his political career as an intern for Congressman William A. Steiger , eventually working his way into the White House during the Nixon and Ford administrations. He served as White House chief of staff from to In , Cheney was elected to the U.
Dick Cheney Actively Supports Gay Marriage (in Non-Election Years)
Cheney at odds with Bush on gay marriage - politics | NBC News
In a diary post , Film critic Roger Ebert writes about his history with gay people and Obama's baffling position opposing marriage equality, placing it in the context of administrations past, and his own life. Writes Ebert, in part :. Now the idea of gay marriage is much before us. They've been made legal in some states. They are fiercely opposed, most often on religious grounds.
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The former vice president suggested it wouldn't have done much good and probably would have sunk President George W. Bush's prospects for office. Cheney said of the wedding: "I'm sure it was fine. We wished them well.