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.
"Hillary Clinton Is A Lesbian"?
Hillary Clinton’s record on gay rights and LGBT rights is confusing.
Latest Issue. Past Issues. This article is from the archive of our partner. The inter-Cheney war over gay marriage hasn't ended just yet.
PAC backing Gary Johnson says Dick Cheney 'supported gay marriage sooner' than Hillary Clinton
Here is a look at some of the most high-profile politicians who have changed their opinions on the issue in the past decade. In an interview with CBS News in , Clinton spoke of her opposition to same-sex marriage but said she was in favor of civil unions. She went on to say that she was opposed to the Federal Marriage Amendment that would have defined marriage as an act between a man and a woman. As a New York senator, Clinton repeated her support for civil unions in when the state did not extend the constitutional right of marriage to same-sex couples.