"I think 2010 will be a phenomenal year for the conservative cause and I think Barack Obama is a one-term president," Cheney said to a standing ovation.
He walked out to applause, chants of "Cheney" and a standing ovation as he appeared after daughter Liz Cheney's speech.
"A welcome like that is almost enough to make me want to run for office," Cheney said, laughing. "But I'm not going to do it."
The newly minted senator from Massachusetts, Scott Brown, also made a surprise appearance to introduce former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.