In , President George W. Bush ran for re-election with Cheney again on the ticket. These issues led some in the Republican Party to urge President Bush to replace Cheney on the ticket. During the campaign, critics attacked Cheney for his conservative record in Congress, connections to corporations, including one he used to run the energy services firm Halliburton , and his perceived influence over Bush. In early September, Cheney drew criticism when he suggested that a Kerry presidency would guarantee another terrorist attack. This controversial assertion was critical in defining Kerry for many voters who feared that a change in presidential leadership would be dangerous for the country.
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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, where he later served as the White House chief of staff , from to
Brooklyn's own Barry Manilow brought music and passion to his first performance since coming out as gay earlier this month. But the most entertaining story of the night was told by Public Theater honcho Oskar Eustis, who confessed to the audience that he faced a moral dilemma when the names of former Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife, Lynne, came to the top of his waiting list for "Hamilton" tickets, which started out in his downtown theater in February Eustis thought about skipping past the conservative politico and moving on to the next name on the list, knowing full well that no one would be the wiser. He decided to consult his so-called "rabbi," "Angels in America" playwright Tony Kushner, who convinced him that he should let the Cheneys know that indeed their tickets were waiting. So he did.
Bush , and successfully won re-election in the US Presidential Election. Cheney is popular among the Bush family , and served in the George H. Bush administration from as a cabinet member. He was also in charge of a large defense company called Halliburton when he was out of office during the Clinton presidency.