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Liz Cheney open to political run
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Posted on 07/13/2009 8:00:52 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Liz Cheney open to political run

Joseph Weber (Contact)

The daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney said Monday that running for political office is on her horizon.

"It's something I very well may do," said Elizabeth "Liz" Cheney, a lawyer and State Department appointee who has worked on two Republican presidential campaigns.

Ms. Cheney, 44, has emerged as one of the strongest defenders of the effectiveness and legality of Bush-Cheney policies on enhanced interrogation methods. More recently, she and her father have become two of the most outspoken critics of President Obama's position on terrorism and other national security issues, which has led Republicans to consider her a strong candidate for national political office.

Ms. Cheney told The Washington Times America's Morning News that recent new reports that her father ordered the CIA to hide information from Congress and that a government probe could follow appears like political cover for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats who have accused agency Director Leon Panetta of lying.

"It gets more and more appalling everyday," she said. "I think they're very worried about Speaker Pelosi."

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: cheney; lizcheney; va2010
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1 posted on 07/13/2009 8:00:52 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Go Go Go!

She’s got my vote.


2 posted on 07/13/2009 8:01:49 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Sub-Driver

GO LIZ!!! Just don’t focus on GAY Rights issues.


3 posted on 07/13/2009 8:01:56 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I live nearby; I’d not only vote for her, I’d work for her campaign. I adore this woman and I want to be just like her when I grow up (assuming I ever do).


4 posted on 07/13/2009 8:03:03 AM PDT by ottbmare (Ein Reich, ein Volk, ein Obama!)
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To: Sub-Driver

If we could get a few strong women elected, it might help some of the male elected officials find their b@11s...


5 posted on 07/13/2009 8:04:01 AM PDT by Magnum44 (Terrorism is a disease, precise application of superior firepower is the cure)
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To: Sub-Driver
Great pedigree, dam and sire.


6 posted on 07/13/2009 8:04:17 AM PDT by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: Sub-Driver

Cheney/Palin or Palin/Cheney, preferably in 2012


7 posted on 07/13/2009 8:05:18 AM PDT by SueRae
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To: Sub-Driver

Support for her on FR means she’ll be pilloried by the press. That said, I do believe she can hold her own with any member of the press. Go Liz!


8 posted on 07/13/2009 8:05:55 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Sub-Driver

Palin/Cheney ticket?


9 posted on 07/13/2009 8:06:00 AM PDT by gimme1ibertee (Time to CLEAN HOUSE (AND Senate!!!) Kick their butts to the curb!!)
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To: gimme1ibertee
I've been saying that for months.

It's not surprising the elites in the GOP are afraid of both of these women.

They both have shown they are the only ones in the GOP right now that have any balls at all.

10 posted on 07/13/2009 8:09:01 AM PDT by Pistolshot (Brevity: Saying a lot, while saying very little.)
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To: Ann Archy
GO LIZ!!! Just don’t focus on GAY Rights issues

She could focus on a woman's right to have 4 or 5 kids and a career at the same time--which she has done.

11 posted on 07/13/2009 8:09:17 AM PDT by lonestar (Obama is turning Bush's "mess" into a catastrophe.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I sure hope she will run.


12 posted on 07/13/2009 8:09:39 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: ottbmare

where does she live? where would she be running? i would love for it to be NOVA!


13 posted on 07/13/2009 8:11:20 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Sub-Driver

Great...neo-con spawn.


14 posted on 07/13/2009 8:13:14 AM PDT by Nephi ( Support Fascism: Buy GE, GM and Chrysler products! You already buy gasoline.)
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To: Sub-Driver

She’ll get my vote.

Winning ticket as early as 2012: Palin / Cheney (Liz, that is)!!


15 posted on 07/13/2009 8:13:29 AM PDT by Matchett-PI (Obama has entered the "cracking stage" of his presidency. ~ Gagdad)
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To: Liberty Valance

She is quick with facts and is in the right place to bring them forward. Go Liz !


16 posted on 07/13/2009 8:15:55 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Ann Archy

Confusing her with Mary?


17 posted on 07/13/2009 8:17:25 AM PDT by kanawa
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To: lonevoice

A Palin-Cheney ticket in 2012 is my idea of a dream ticket. It looks like there is at least a possibility that I may get my wish yet.


18 posted on 07/13/2009 8:18:18 AM PDT by Pride in the USA
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To: kanawa

No.....just don’t want Mary;s Lesbianism to color Liz’s conservative message.


19 posted on 07/13/2009 8:19:48 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Sub-Driver

This woman is impressing me.


20 posted on 07/13/2009 8:19:56 AM PDT by Catholic Canadian ( I love Stephen Harper!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Anyone else notice how the presspukes fawn over Meagan McCain and ignore Liz Cheney? Gee...I wonder why that could be.


21 posted on 07/13/2009 8:22:02 AM PDT by wny
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To: Sub-Driver

is she the lesbian?


22 posted on 07/13/2009 8:24:26 AM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: ConservativeDude

She could focus on a woman’s right to have 4 or 5 kids and a career at the same time—which she has done. “

I guess that would answer my question. The “other” one is the lesbian....


23 posted on 07/13/2009 8:25:31 AM PDT by ConservativeDude
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Liz Cheney will have the support of this Conservative family.

2010 time to clean house.

24 posted on 07/13/2009 8:27:09 AM PDT by haircutter
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To: Sub-Driver

I loved how her father easily dismantled his counterparts in the 2000 and 2004 “debates”...I could see her doing the same thing.


25 posted on 07/13/2009 8:27:39 AM PDT by opus86
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To: ConservativeDude

‘Is she the lesbian?’

Is that important to you? do you not think there are gays and lesbians in Congress already?


26 posted on 07/13/2009 8:30:18 AM PDT by haircutter
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To: Sub-Driver
The media have already "Darth Vader'd" her dad, they hate him so much (must mean he's a very effective conservative politician - of course, he would be revered even more than the zero if he was liberal!).

Liz needs to make herself very familiar to the American public before the media can spin their own view of her in an attempt to ruin her politically - as you know they will do! They'll start with her name, which the media have already done their best to turn to poison.

Conservatives need more people like her (not just women - but it helps). On the other hand, a two-women ticket (Palin/Cheney) is just a little too "new" for most people to accept. Liberals would go for it, if it were two liberal women. For now, face it, there's gotta' be a man somewhere on the ticket, or too many people will think it's some kind of novelty or a political stunt (you know, like John Kerry running for President . . .Oooops! He did . . my bad!).

27 posted on 07/13/2009 8:33:39 AM PDT by jeffc (They're coming to take me away! Ha-ha, hey-hey, ho-ho!)
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To: haircutter

Damn right it’s important.

I wouldn’t trust a fag man or a lesbian with advancing any aspect of the conservative agenda, if given the choice.

As far as I know, Larry Craig is the only out member of Congress on the GOP side.

And that’s one too many.


28 posted on 07/13/2009 8:36:05 AM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: ConservativeDude

Liz Cheney is married to Philip Perry, the former General Counsel of the United States Department of Homeland Security


29 posted on 07/13/2009 8:41:30 AM PDT by Sub-Driver (Proud member of the Republican wing of the Republican Party)
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To: Sub-Driver

I don’t know all her positions, but from what I know at this moment I would heartily support her and would hope she would run and run hard!


30 posted on 07/13/2009 8:42:23 AM PDT by Obadiah (Obama: Chains you can believe in!)
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To: Sub-Driver

So what’s open in Virginia? I believe that’s where she lives.


31 posted on 07/13/2009 8:46:23 AM PDT by Non-Sequitur
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To: ottbmare

What Congressional district is she in?

I’d sign up to work on a statewide campaign for her. Maybe she could run for Webb’s senate seat in 2012. I am not even convinced he will run again.


32 posted on 07/13/2009 8:46:45 AM PDT by freespirited (Money doesn't buy happiness but will pay a research staff to study the problem.)
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To: SueRae

“Cheney/Palin or Palin/Cheney, preferably in 2012”

Boy would that cause some democrat bowels to move.........


33 posted on 07/13/2009 8:47:48 AM PDT by BubbaJunebug (s)
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To: jeffc

And too far outside the traditional ‘experience’ package. I’m fine with her running for Congress in 2010 and having Palin name her SoS in 2013, however.


34 posted on 07/13/2009 8:50:06 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Non-Sequitur

I’d like to see her win Webb’s senate seat in a few years!


35 posted on 07/13/2009 8:52:18 AM PDT by twigs
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To: ConservativeMan55

Not electable...


36 posted on 07/13/2009 9:11:03 AM PDT by Iscool (I don't understand all that I know...)
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To: Sub-Driver

That would be awesome!


37 posted on 07/13/2009 9:16:38 AM PDT by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: Sub-Driver

I love it! Run, Liz, Run!


38 posted on 07/13/2009 9:17:51 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: ConservativeDude

No.


39 posted on 07/13/2009 9:19:38 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: ConservativeDude

From Wiki: Liz Cheney is the elder of two daughters of former Vice President Dick Cheney and former Second Lady Lynne Cheney; her younger sister is Mary Cheney. Cheney graduated from McLean High School in 1984. She received her bachelor’s degree from Colorado College where she wrote her senior thesis, “The Evolution of Presidential War Powers,” in 1988.[1] She received her Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the University of Chicago Law School in 1996, having also taken courses in Middle Eastern history at the Oriental Institute.[2]

Cheney is married to Philip Perry, the former General Counsel of the United States Department of Homeland Security. She and Perry have five children: three daughters, Kate, Elizabeth, and Grace; and two sons, Philip and Richard.


40 posted on 07/13/2009 9:21:56 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: nathanbedford
Great pedigree, dam and sire.

She's a Thoroughbred.

sw

41 posted on 07/13/2009 9:23:36 AM PDT by spectre (Spectre's wife ) (Who will lead us?)
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To: Pride in the USA

While I’d love to see it, I don’t think America’s ready to vote for a two-woman ticket. It would make my heart glad, though, to see both of these great conservative women on the national political stage at the same time. Maybe a president Sarah could appoint Liz to an important cabinet position...secretary of state perhaps?


42 posted on 07/13/2009 9:51:20 AM PDT by lonevoice (This tagline is identical to the one you are reading)
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To: Sub-Driver

She’s terrific, personable and articulate and obviously the product of two really, really smart people.


43 posted on 07/13/2009 10:02:02 AM PDT by colorado tanker ("Lastly, I'd like to apologize for America's disproportionate response to Pearl Harbor . . . ")
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To: Ann Archy

I think she can split the two. She will not advocate gay rights but she won’t bash them either. Mary has always said she did not want to be in the limelight and it seems as though she has been truthful. Mary probably is a pretty conservative person too.


44 posted on 07/13/2009 10:28:08 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: Sub-Driver

Not slighting her intelligence, which is vast, but does anyone else think Eliz Cheney is a very attractive lady? She does it for me.


45 posted on 07/13/2009 11:03:51 AM PDT by jla
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To: Sub-Driver
Demokooks:


46 posted on 07/13/2009 11:17:50 AM PDT by Mannaggia l'America
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To: jla
does anyone else think Eliz Cheney is a very attractive lady?

Compared to ?....Pelosi? Hillary?? Boxer??? Sheila Jackson-Lee????

Why do you even ask that question?

47 posted on 07/13/2009 11:24:46 AM PDT by lonestar (Obama is turning Bush's "mess" into a catastrophe.)
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To: lonestar

I asked it because I felt like asking it. And compared to ‘no one’. Answer my posts in a correct and proper way or don’t reply to them at all.


48 posted on 07/13/2009 11:26:59 AM PDT by jla
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To: jla
She does it for me.

No she wouldn't. :)

49 posted on 07/13/2009 11:27:50 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I can spell just fine, thanks, it's my typing that sucks.)
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To: jla; Constitution Day; Tijeras_Slim
Answer my posts in a correct and proper way or don’t reply to them at all.

That would cut out about 97.314% of all FR posts.

50 posted on 07/13/2009 11:29:12 AM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (I can spell just fine, thanks, it's my typing that sucks.)
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