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Mary Claire Cheney is the second daughter of Dick Cheney, the former Vice President of the United States. She is openly lesbian, has voiced support for same-sex marriage, and has been credited with encouraging her father to support same-sex marriage.

Background

Ethnicity: Mary Claire Cheney is the second daughter of Dick Cheney, the former Vice President of the United States, and his wife, Lynne Cheney.

Career

In 1993, she became one of the first employees of the Colorado Rockies baseball team, working in Promotions when the team began playing in Denver. Thereafter, she was a Public Relations Manager for the Coors Brewing Company and worked as a Gay and Lesbian Outreach Coordinator, helping to end a national gay boycott of Coors.

She has been one of her father's top campaign aides and closest confidantes. In July 2003, she became the Director of Vice Presidential Operations for the Bush-Cheney 2004 Presidential re-election campaign.

Cheney is a Vice President for Consumer Advocacy at AOL.

Works

  • Bibliography

    • "Now It's My Turn: A Daughter's Chronicle of Political Life"