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Born in lincoln, nebraska, cheney grew up there and later in casper, wyoming. He attended yale and then the university of wyoming, at the latter of which he earned a ba and an ma in political science. 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. Mary claire cheney (born march 14, 1969) is the younger daughter of dick cheney, the former vice president of the united states, and his wife, lynne cheney. She is politically conservative and is involved with a number of political action groups. She married her wife heather poe in 2012, and in 2013, she was a signatory to an amicus curiae brief submitted to the u. On february 11, 2006, then-united states vice president dick cheney accidentally shot harry whittington, a then-78-year-old texas attorney, with a 28-gauge perazzi shotgun while participating in a quail hunt on a ranch in riviera, texas. The incident was reported to the corpus christi caller-times on february 12, 2006, by ranch owner. In 1988, while dick cheney was wyomings sole representative in the house of representatives, his daughters senior thesis was quietly published in colorado springs. The 125-page treatise argued that, constitutionally and historically, presidents have virtually unchecked powers in war. Liz cheney was born on july 28, 1966, in madison, wisconsin, the elder of two daughters of former vice president dick cheney and former second lady lynne cheney (née vincent). At the time of her birth, her parents were studying at the university of wisconsinmadison. Lynne cheney has been married to richard dick cheney since 1964. Their daughters are elizabeth cheney (born july 28, 1966), and mary cheney (born on march 14, 1969). Even after the 911 commission admitted that there was no connection, dick cheney said that the evidence is overwhelming that al qaeda had a relationship with saddam husseins regime, that cheney probably had information unavailable to the commission, and that the media was not doing their homework in reporting such ties.