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pnwmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-16-07 05:21 PM
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All in the family: Cheney and Obama are related
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Source: CNN news

But could it be possible that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and Vice President Dick Cheney share a common ancestor?

Cheney's wife Lynne says yes.

In an interview on MSNBC Tuesday afternoon, Mrs. Cheney said that in the course of researching her husband's genealogy for her new book, "Blue Skies, No Fences," she discovered that the two public figures share an ancestor eight generations ago.

"Think about this," Mrs. Cheney said. "This is such an amazing American story that one ancestor, a man that came to Maryland, could be responsible down the family line for lives that have taken such different and varied paths as Dick's and Barack Obama's."

Read more: http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2007/10/16/all-in-... /



No, no, NO!!!!! It can't be!!!!!

It's okay, Barack, we love you anyway. (But how can you stand knowing this?)
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