In the Loop: Dick Cheney


Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 05/30/2013

James Comey won’t be a pushover at the FBI

He faced down even Cheney and Addington over surveillance program.

By Al Kamen  |  05:40 PM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  James Comey, Comey, FBI, Dick Cheney, John Ashcroft, David Addington, Andrew Card, Barton Gellman, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, in the Loop

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 05/20/2013

Rumsfeld’s Rules: ‘Leadership lessons’ on war and life

The former defense secretary opines on most all things.

By Al Kamen  |  12:00 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Don Rumsfeld, Rumsfeld's Rules, Dick Cheney, Henry Kissinger, Rahm Emanuel, Seneca, Jon Stewart, Machiavelli, Iraq, Tonkin Gulf, WMD, Panama, James Brudenell, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 05/16/2013

Benghazi! IRS! Government spying on the press!

Which of these stories might damage President Obama the most?

By Al Kamen  |  01:02 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, IRS, phone records, Dick Cheney, Hannity, Pew Research, Andrew Kohut, Public Policy Polling, Libya, Egpt, Cuba, Iran, Holder, Obama, Iran-Contra, Victoria Nuland, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/23/2013

Bush library event brings back 1,000+ alums

Dedication in Dallas includes ex-presidents and Bush White House staff.

By Al Kamen  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bush, library, dedication, Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Obama, Dick Cheney, Don Rumsfeld, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Bush fades back to obscurity in third debate

After a dozen mentions of the former president in debate #2, Bush comes up only twice in last debate.

By Al Kamen  |  01:35 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, George Bush, Dick Cheney, debate, no-mention agreement, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/13/2012

Romney’s Ryan pick surprises pundits — and that’s no surprise

The media cognoscenti don’t have particularly sparkling track records when it comes to predicting vice presidential selections, especially GOP candidates.

By Al Kamen  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Rob Portman, Tim Pawlenty, vice president, Walter Mondale, Lloyd Bentsen, Al Gore, John Edwards, Geraldine Ferraro, Joe Biden, Joe Lieberman, Dianne Feinstein, Sarah Palin, Dick Cheney, Jack Kemp, Dan Quayle, George H.W. Bush, Gerald Ford, Bob Dole, John Kerry, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop