Dick Cheney's file

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Dick Cheney served as Vice President of the United States from 2001 to 2009 in the administration of George W. Bush.

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Recent statements involving Dick Cheney

Recent stories featuring Dick Cheney

PolitiFact Sheet: Defense spending under Obama and Congress

Our PolitiFact Sheet answers five questions about military spending and cuts over the last seven years. 

Fact-checking the Dick Cheney-John Kerry faceoff on 'Morning Joe'

On the same day the Iran nuclear deal received the backing from the make-or-break 34th senator, the former vice president and the current secretary of state discussed the agreement in back-to-back interviews. Here we check a claim by each of them.

Fact-checking the Dick Cheney-John Kerry faceoff on 'Morning Joe'

On the same day the Iran nuclear deal received the backing from the make-or-break 34th senator, the former vice president and the current secretary of state discussed the agreement in back-to-back interviews. Here we check a claim by each of them.

Dick Cheney dances on both sides of the truth, Donna Brazile splits it down the middle: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

Today's PolitiFact Oregon roundup checks a couple of claims by Dick Cheney. Donna Brazile and a doozy on global warming show up, as well.

The Sunday Veepstakes

Current and former vice presidents faced off on the Sunday news shows, and we check the facts.