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2012-12-04 16:24:33

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, December 6(th) at the Pierre Hotel in New York City, Hudson Institute will confer its 2012 Herman Kahn Award on former Vice President Dick Cheney in recognition of his extraordinary contributions to the United States and its government. Cheney will be introduced and formally presented with the Kahn Award by his former chief of staff and former national security advisor, Hudson Senior Vice President Lewis Libby. Vice President...

2012-06-05 06:21:35

Massive National War Games on September 11th Raise Further Questions NEW YORK, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New evidence shows that the September 11th activities of former President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld were falsely reported by official sources. The 20-member 9/11 Consensus Panel analyzed evidence from press reports, FOIA requests, and archived 9/11 Commission file documents to produce eight new studies, released...

2012-04-23 06:22:33

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dick Cheney, Former Vice President of the United States during the 2001 - 2009 George W. Bush administration, spoke to a group of 425 students from nearly 200 universities interning in the nation's capital today. The students, enrolled in The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars program, listened to Cheney share his first experience in Washington, D.C. as an intern for Wisconsin Congressman William A. Steiger and...

2010-12-21 12:05:00

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- President George H. W. Bush today released a video inviting all veterans of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm to a special Gulf War retrospective that the George Bush School of Government and Public Service is hosting next month, on January 20, 2011, on the campus of Texas A&M University. The highlight of this special milestone event will be a rare roundtable discussion between the key members of the Bush 41 foreign policy...

2010-02-01 16:40:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, its subcommittee to oversee Justice Department spending, and a former member of the Appropriations subcommittee on homeland security, issues this statement: "Two terror attacks in American skies in the first year of a young Presidency: One succeeded in killing thousands of innocent Americans. In the other, no Americans were hurt. "Two responses by political...

2009-09-08 15:05:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a column in today's Cleveland Plain Dealer, "IS THE CIA'S EXCESSIVE SECRECY NEAR AN END?" former White House Spokesman Bob Weiner and Policy Analyst Jordan Osserman call for an "end to excessive CIA Secrecy" and ask for Investigation not only of torture practices, but of the originators and expediters of the Bush law change for the torture program including Vice President Cheney. The authors contend, "Obama's team must ensure that a full...

2009-06-01 13:50:00

WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From the National Press Club banquet hall work area, following former Vice President Dick Cheney's speech and answers:   "The gaps and deferrals in Cheney's speech and responses are overwhelming. His speech today and his other recent appearances leave huge holes and questions about his role in waterboarding, torture, wiretapping, U.S. attorney-firing, and Iraq decisions including WMD," says ex-White House and Congress spokesman Bob Weiner....

2009-05-13 08:55:00

WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) released a new web ad, entitled "GOP Whack-A-Mole" which highlights the frustration felt by the leaders -- at least in name -- of the Republican party as the old, polarizing leaders of the party continue to dominate the public spotlight. Unable or unwilling to challenge these highly unpopular leaders of the GOP, like Dick Cheney, the ostensible new leaders of the party must feel like they're playing...

2008-12-22 11:29:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a transcript of an interview of Vice President Cheney by Chris Wallace, Fox News: Vice President's Ceremonial Office Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building December 19, 2008 11:42 A.M. EST Q Mr. Vice President, welcome back to FOX News Sunday. THE VICE PRESIDENT: It's good to be back, Chris. Q The President has announced a $13 billion short-term loan to the U.S. automakers without binding conditions on the...

2008-11-13 15:00:00

Ronald Klain, who served as chief of staff to former Vice President Al Gore, has agreed to hold the same post for Joe Biden. Klain's appointment, announced Thursday, adds another veteran of the Clinton White House to Barack Obama's administration-to-be, Politico reported. He began working for President Bill Clinton during the 1992 campaign. A summa cum laude graduate of Georgetown, Klain went to Harvard Law School, where, like Obama, he edited the law review. He clerked for Supreme Court...