Dick Cheney

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, left, greets host David Letterman during taping for the Late Show with David Letterman, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Jeffrey R. Staab, CBS Entertainment)

Documentary brings together 20 presidential chiefs

NEW YORK (AP) — The only man to hold both jobs says in a Discovery documentary that airs Wednesday that the White House chief of staff generally has more power than the vice president. “I […]

09/10/2013

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor is interviewed at his campaign office in Little Rock, Ark. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)

Key Senate races have a family factor

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Sen. Mark Pryor likes to tell voters that he always puts Arkansas first, borrowing the campaign slogan associated with his family for decades. In Wyoming, Liz Cheney bets that her […]

08/19/2013

Former President George W. Bush in the East Room of the White House in Washington on May 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

President George W. Bush has stent procedure

Former President George W. Bush successfully underwent a heart procedure in Dallas on Tuesday after doctors discovered a blockage in an artery during his annual physical, Bush spokesman Freddy Ford said. “At the recommendation of […]

08/06/2013

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Ky. college lands $250M gift, among biggest ever

DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A tiny liberal arts school in rural Kentucky that hosted vice presidential debates in 2000 and 2012 announced a $250 million donation Tuesday, one of the largest single gifts in higher […]

07/30/2013

In this Feb. 18, 2010, file photo, Liz Cheney addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

Liz Cheney to seek Wyo. Senate seat held by Republican

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Former Vice President Dick Cheney’s daughter Liz Cheney will run against Wyoming’s senior U.S. senator in next year’s Republican primary, her campaign said Tuesday. Cheney, 46, is the elder of Dick […]

07/16/2013

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's coffin draped with Union Jack flag. (AP Photo)

Britain’s Iron Lady laid to rest with full pomp

LONDON (AP) — Margaret Thatcher was laid to rest Wednesday with prayers and ceremony, plus cheers and occasional jeers, as Britain paused to remember a leader who transformed the country — for the better according to many, but in some eyes for the worse.

04/17/2013

Streisand wows hometown crowd

NEW YORK (AP) – Barbra Streisand was full of Brooklyn pride as she belted out well-known tunes with passion during a concert at the newly built Barclays Center. Thursday night’s three-hour show was Streisand’s return […]

10/12/2012

Big-name no-shows for the GOP, Dem conventions

(AP) – Sarah Palin and George W. Bush won’t be in Tampa, Fla. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Al Gore won’t make the trip to Charlotte, N.C. And scores of other Republican and Democratic stars are […]

08/18/2012

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