Cheney visits Asia to shop for new heart
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It was unknown initially how long Cheney would stay before selecting a donor and moving on to Pakistan for urgent talks. Recent reports of an Al-Qaeda resurgence in northern Pakistan apparently prompted the Vice President to make a surprise unofficial visit to the country, most certainly to secure last minute preparations. Cheney is expected back in Washington in time for the verdict in the Scooter Libby trial, in which the former White House official faces the death penalty if convicted.