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Vice President Dick Cheney is set to address graduating cadets at the academyâ€™s 127th Commencement excercises.
Later this morning, at 11, weâ€™ll bring you live coverage of his speech, very likely his last major speech in the state before he and president bush leave office in January.
Itâ€™s a tenure thatâ€™s been marked by dropping approval ratings, ongoing wars in iraq and Afghanistan, and concerns over americaâ€™s role in detention and torture of prisoners, rising gas prices and oil company influence, the list goes on.
But beyond the controversy, itâ€™s undeniable that Dick Cheny is the most powerful vice president in history, and one of the most influential figures in recent American history.
Today, where we live â€“ a look at the Cheney legacy.
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