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Mary Cheney marries Heather Poe in Washington

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Mary Cheney is a married woman.

Cheney married her longtime partner, Heather Poe, on Friday. Photo: Associated Press

The daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, who is an open lesbian, married her partner, Heather Poe, on Friday in Washington.

"Mary and Heather have been in a committed relationship for many years," Cheney said in a statement to ABC News. "We are delighted that they were able to take advantage of the opportunity to have that relationship recognized."

The 43-year-old Cheney, the second daughter of Dick and his wife, Lynne, has a son and a daughter.

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