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Jerry Moran
Liz Cheney drops bid for U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON — Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, said Monday she is abandoning her effort to unseat Republican incumbent Sen. Mike Enzi. Cheney cited “serious health issues” that “have recently arisen in our family” as the reason for her decision. But her candidacy had raised hackles in the Republican Party and caused a public rift with her sister, Mary, a lesbian, over Liz Cheney's opposition to gay marriage. In her withdrawal statement, Cheney did not mention those controversies. “Serious health issues have recently arisen in our family, and under the circumstances, I have decided to discontinue my campaign. My...

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