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Liz Cheney plans to exit
Wyoming Senate race

Politico, by Alexander Burns & James Hohmann

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Posted By:StormCnter, 1/6/2014 4:51:44 AM

Liz Cheney has signaled to allies that she is preparing to drop her bid for the United States Senate and may announce as soon as this week that she plans to focus on issues related to her family, sources told POLITICO on Sunday. Two GOP sources said that a recent incident involving a member of Cheney’s immediate family prompted her to reconsider the race, among other factors. Cheney announced a primary challenge to Wyoming GOP Sen. Mike Enzi last July and raised more than a million dollars for her campaign, largely from Republican elites close to her father, former Vice

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I wish her well. I´m a Cheney fan. But, this challenge was ill-conceived and Wyoming voters wanted none of it.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jerseyden, 1/6/2014 9:49:58 AM     (No. 9681452)

I hope this is true. I suggest she make residence in Arizona and challenge McCain. I think she would get plenty of support from conservatives on this.

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