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FILE- In this July 17, 2012, file photo, former Vice President Dick Cheney returns to the Capitol to meet with Senate Republican leaders at a political strategy luncheon, in Washington. Cheney says President Barack Obama is jeopardizing U.S. national security by nominating substandard candidates for key cabinet posts and degrading the U.S. military. Cheney, a Wyoming native, made his comments Saturday, Feb, 9, 2013, to about 300 members of the state's Republican Party in Cheyenne.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)