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August 31, 2011 12:25 pm ET filed under Video

Cheney Misrepresents Record On Torture And Bin Laden

From the August 30, 2011, edition of Fox News' Hannity:

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August 31, 2011 10:43 am ET filed under Blog

Cheney Misrepresents Record On Torture And Bin Laden

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May 09, 2011 10:19 am ET filed under Blog

Fact Checking The Sunday Shows - May 8, 2011

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May 09, 2011 9:51 am ET filed under Fact Check

Fact Checking The Sunday Shows - May 8, 2011

The right wing deployed its war-on-terror heavy hitters to Sunday's political shows to proclaim that waterboarding — or "enhanced interrogation" — was what got us to Osama bin Laden. Former Vice President Dick Cheney (R) said those methods got us "the early leads" while his daughter Liz claimed CIA Director Leon Panetta credits the bin Laden intelligence to harsh interrogations, Rudy Giuliani (R-NY) insisted they played "a significant role," and former Defense Sec. Donald Rumsfeld (R) said "it's clear" that the interrogation program "worked." But the pro-torture right protests too much; there's no evidence "enhanced interrogation" led us to bin Laden, and Panetta's comments were not so clear-cut as Liz Cheney claimed. Meanwhile, on CNN, former Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA) misled viewers about Democratic debt-reduction plans and claimed — wrongly — that the Bush tax cuts haven't helped the wealthy or hurt the rest of us.

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January 21, 2011 1:36 pm ET filed under Blog

Cheney and Other Unlikely Voices Push To Revisit High-Capacity Magazine Restrictions

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January 20, 2011 3:26 pm ET filed under Video

By Cheney's Standards, Bush Should Have Been A One-Term President

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January 18, 2011 11:50 am ET filed under Blog

By Cheney's Standards, Bush Should Have Been A One-Term President

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February 15, 2010 10:06 am ET filed under Fact Check

Fact Checking the Sunday Shows - February 14, 2010

On yesterday's political talk shows, Sen. Lindsey Graham and fmr. Vice President Dick Cheney continued the barrage of rightwing falsehoods assaulting the Obama administration's national security policies.  Liz Cheney and Rep. Aaron Schock, respectively, relied on debunked conservative talking points to slander clean energy legislation and the Recovery Act.

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June 10, 2009 3:07 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Republican "American Energy Act" Is Identical To President Bush's Failed Plan

At a time when Americans are seeking new solutions to rebuild our economy and break our dependence on foreign energy sources, House Republicans have proposed the same tired policies embraced by President Bush.

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May 22, 2009 11:05 am ET filed under Blog

Rep. King Defends Torture By Citing Intelligence Official Who Opposes Torture

While Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair has said the use of torture produced usable information "in some circumstances," he also maintains that the damage it caused "far outweighed" any benefit.

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May 21, 2009 6:37 pm ET filed under Blog

Romney: Cheney Was 'Well-Reasoned' And 'Convincing'

Given the choice between Dick Cheney and President Barack Obama, Mitt Romney chooses Dick Cheney.  That doesn't bode well for his 2012 aspirations.

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May 21, 2009 3:01 pm ET filed under Blog

Cheney vs. Cheney

Former Vice President Dick Cheney debated Dick Cheney during today's speech at the American Enterprise Institute.

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May 19, 2009 5:17 pm ET filed under Blog

The Coalition For A Democratic Workplace's Anti-Card Check Straw Man

A deceptively named lobbying group with ties to Dick Cheney's daughter is attempting to mislead the public about the Employee Free Choice Act.

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May 15, 2009 3:16 pm ET filed under Blog

Gore Condemns Cheney's Behavior Since Leaving The White House

Al Gore told CNN he "waited two years" before getting back into the political debate.

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May 14, 2009 6:31 pm ET filed under Fact Check

The Cheney Clan: Anti-Labor's Newest Stars

Hard-working Americans hurting in today's economy are desperate to turn the page on the last eight years, yet the Cheney Clan is still standing in their way.  Middle class workers across the country want the ability to join a union without being faced with severe intimidation by their superiors and the Employee Free Choice Act would allow them to do just that.

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May 12, 2009 5:44 pm ET filed under Fact Check

Dick Cheney Repeated Debunked Myths About Employee Free Choice Act

On May 12, 2009, former Vice President Dick Cheney continued his media tour on Fox News' Your World with Neil Cavuto.  During the interview, Cheney used debunked myths to back up his opposition to the Employee Free Choice Act.

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