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Liz Cheney during a campaign appearance in Casper, Wyo., on July 17, 2013.

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Liz Cheney during a campaign appearance in Casper, Wyo., on July 17, 2013.

Cheney’s Exit: A Family Matter?

Updated at 9:15, 9:24 and 10:27 am EST Liz Cheney, the former vice president’s daughter who mounted a party-splitting campaign for Senate in Wyoming, says she is abandoning the race for “family health” reasons. To the outward world, the family...

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Elizabeth, left, and Mary Cheney attend the Republican National Convention in this 2004 file photo.

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Elizabeth, left, and Mary Cheney attend the Republican National Convention in this 2004 file photo.

Liz Cheney ‘Wrong Side of History:’ Mary Cheney

Liz Cheney, who is running for Congress, believes in traditional marriage. Her sister Mary is married to another woman. The daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney attempting to take the 2014 Republican nomination from sitting Sen. Mike Enzi of...

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In this Aug. 24, 2013 file photo, U.S. Senate candidate Liz Cheney, far right, talks to supporters as her opponent Sen. Mike Enzi, left, also makes the rounds during a tea party rally in Emblem, Wyo.

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In this Aug. 24, 2013 file photo, U.S. Senate candidate Liz Cheney, far right, talks to supporters as her opponent Sen. Mike Enzi, left, also makes the rounds during a tea party rally in Emblem, Wyo.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: $11.27

That’s how much Republican Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming and primary challenger Liz Cheney together raised in the third quarter per registered Republican voter in their state. The two Republicans together raised $1,875,881 in July, August and September. Cheney, a...

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Sen. Mike Enzi (R-WY), left, and Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) leave a Republican Senate caucus meeting at the Capitol on September 30, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Sen. Mike Enzi (R-WY), left, and Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) leave a Republican Senate caucus meeting at the Capitol on September 30, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Cheney vs. Enzi: Tall, Fishy Tales

Of all the tall tales: Dick Cheney wants this known about Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi’s claim that he and the former vice president and congressman from Wyoming are fishing buddies. “Never happened,” Cheney said today on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” The...

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Wyoming Senate candidate Liz Cheney in Cheyenne, Wyoming on July 17, 2013.

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Wyoming Senate candidate Liz Cheney in Cheyenne, Wyoming on July 17, 2013.

Wyoming Senate: Bush Team Backs Cheney as PACs Help Enzi

Liz Cheney, who’s seeking to unseat Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi in a Republican primary, raised more than $1 million in the third quarter from donors including her famous father and other veterans of George W. Bush’s presidency. Former Vice President...

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Customers carry shopping baskets during the grand opening of a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in the Chinatown neighborhood of Los Angeles on Sept. 19, 2013.

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Customers carry shopping baskets during the grand opening of a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in the Chinatown neighborhood of Los Angeles on Sept. 19, 2013.

World’s Richest Woman Lists Wyoming Home — Cabin to Boot

Christy Walton, the world’s richest woman, has a house for sale. Walton, widow of John T. Walton,  second son of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton, inherited a 12.2 percent stake in the world’s biggest retailer and largest private employer in the U.S....

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Senate candidate Liz Cheney, right, talks to supporters as her opponent Sen. Mike Enzi, far left, also makes the rounds during a tea party rally in Emblem, Wyo., on Aug. 24, 2013.

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Senate candidate Liz Cheney, right, talks to supporters as her opponent Sen. Mike Enzi, far left, also makes the rounds during a tea party rally in Emblem, Wyo., on Aug. 24, 2013.

Cheney’s Wyoming Chances Weighed

Sen. Mike Enzi clapped politely as Liz Cheney directed rhetorical fire his way this past weekend at a at the Big Horn Basin Tea Party’s third annual picnic. Awkward? A bit. But it’s part of political life in the least...

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Sen. Michael Enzi, R-Wyo., office in the Russell Senate Office Building in this June 12, 2008 file photo.

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Sen. Michael Enzi, R-Wyo., office in the Russell Senate Office Building in this June 12, 2008 file photo.

Wyoming: Enzi Donations Spike After Cheney Announces

Liz Cheney may be helping Mike Enzi. Republican Sen. Enzi of Wyoming saw an influx of donations from colleagues and company political action committees after Cheney announced she would challenge him for renomination. Enzi, seeking a fourth six-year term, received...

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Wyoming Senate candidate Liz Cheney holds a news conference at the Little America Hotel and Resort in Cheyenne, Wyoming on July 17, 2013. Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, will run against longtime incumbent Sen. Mike Enzi (R-WY). Cheney launched her campaign yesterday following Enzi's announcement that he will run for a fourth term.

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Wyoming Senate candidate Liz Cheney holds a news conference at the Little America Hotel and Resort in Cheyenne, Wyoming on July 17, 2013. Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, will run against longtime incumbent Sen. Mike Enzi (R-WY). Cheney launched her campaign yesterday following Enzi's announcement that he will run for a fourth term.

Liz Cheney Faces Uphill Fight Against Enzi, Poll Shows

It’s official — Liz Cheney, 46, starts as a pronounced underdog in her bid to muscle her way into the Senate by muscling out a three-term fellow Republican who had thought the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney wouldn’t be quite so...

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Former Vice President Dick Cheney's daughter Liz Cheney says she will run against Wyoming's senior U.S. senator in next year's Republican primary

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Former Vice President Dick Cheney's daughter Liz Cheney says she will run against Wyoming's senior U.S. senator in next year's Republican primary

Enzi: Consumers Should Have a Choice — Cheney Not Who He Had in Mind

Updated at 7:30 pm EDT, with Jim Rowley contributing Primary, the verb. It’s an action that chills the spines of incumbent congressmen comfortable within their party lanes, and suddenly flanked by someone who might stand between them and their base....

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