The VP's Modest Travel Requirements

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Rock stars and actors are known for their demanding requirements on the road. When the vice president travels, his needs are more modest. Dick Cheney's "downtime requirements," as they're called, were obtained by the Web site, The Smoking Gun. The Veep prefers a suite with a temperature of 68 degrees, four cans of diet Sprite, bottled water and decaf coffee brewed prior to his arrival.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

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Rock stars and actors are known for their demanding requirements on the road. When the Vice President travels, his needs are more modest.

Dick Cheney's downtime requirements, as they're called, were obtained from the website The Smoking Gun. The VEEP prefers a suite with a temperature of 68 degrees, four cans of diet, caffeine-free Sprite, bottled water, decaf coffee brewed prior to his arrival, and a TV tuned to FOX News.

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