Q: Are Barack Obama and Dick Cheney cousins? However, she calculates that Obama and Cheney are eighth cousins, one degree closer.
Though they may spar across the political aisle, Vice President Dick Cheney is close enough to Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama.
But there is one element of his family history that has remained obscure: his eighth cousin is Dick Cheney. The revelation that the man.
Barack Obama and Dick Cheney: We are family? The men are apparently eighth cousins, but Mrs Cheney said she did not include this in her.
Barack Obama and Dick Cheney may have a genealogical last month in The Chicago Sun-Times: he is an 11th cousin to President Bush, and a genes, a quarter of each grandfather's, an eighth of any great-grandfather's.