Liz Cheney http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Democrat Hardy Kicks Off US Senate Campaign http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/democrat-hardy-kicks-us-senate-campaign <p></p><p>A former Roman Catholic priest who's running for U.S. Senate in Wyoming calls for raising the minimum wage and creating jobs through infrastructure projects.</p><p>Democrat Charlie Hardy, of Cheyenne, formally kicked off his campaign Tuesday by speaking to a couple dozen supporters at his campaign office in Cheyenne. Hardy says he's running because many parents in Wyoming worry about not having enough money to provide for their children.</p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 00:28:09 +0000 The Associated Press 53547 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Democrat Hardy Kicks Off US Senate Campaign Enzi returns focus to policy, after Cheney quits http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/enzi-returns-focus-policy-after-cheney-quits <p>Wyoming Republican Mike Enzi says he can focus more on his work in the U.S. Senate now that Liz Cheney has dropped her primary challenge.</p><p></p><p>Cheney’s primary challenge to the state’s senior senator surprised many in both Wyoming and Washington: especially Enzi. He accused her of lying to him about her intention to challenge him, an accusation she denies. Now that Cheney is out of the race – citing family health issues –Enzi says he hopes there will not be any lingering hard feelings between the two.</p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 00:02:21 +0000 Matt Laslo 52327 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Enzi returns focus to policy, after Cheney quits Cheney announcement met with shock and sympathy in Wyoming http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cheney-announcement-met-shock-and-sympathy-wyoming <p>Liz Cheney’s announcement Monday that she would be ending her US Senate campaign to&nbsp;address a family health issue&nbsp;was met in Wyoming with both shock and sympathy.&nbsp;</p><p>Former US Senator Alan Simpson said he called and offered his support.&nbsp; Simpson was among the first to say that a Cheney-Enzi race could hurt the state Republican Party.&nbsp;&nbsp; But Wyoming National committeewoman Marti Halverson says that wouldn’t have happened.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 02:11:34 +0000 Bob Beck 52273 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Cheney announcement met with shock and sympathy in Wyoming Liz Cheney ends her Senate campaign http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/liz-cheney-ends-her-senate-campaign <p>U-S Senate candidate Liz Cheney has decided to end her campaign to what she is calling a serious health issue within her family. The news broke Sunday night and was confirmed by the Cheney campaign this morning.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 14:41:07 +0000 Bob Beck 52236 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Liz Cheney ends her Senate campaign Enzi supporters launch super PAC to combat Cheney campaign http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/enzi-supporters-launch-super-pac-combat-cheney-campaign <p></p><p></p><p>Wyoming Republicans who favor incumbent U-S Senator Mike Enzi have started fundraising on his behalf. This week, they formed a political action committee – or PAC – called “Wyoming’s Own” to rally voters for his re-election.</p><p></p><p>Wyoming’s Own co-founder Bill Cubin&nbsp;– son of former Congresswoman Barbara Cubin – says Enzi is hard-working and effective, and shouldn’t be replaced right now.</p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 00:16:01 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 46701 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Enzi supporters launch super PAC to combat Cheney campaign Liz Cheney will challenge Senator Mike Enzi in the 2014 Republican primary. What are your thoughts? http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/liz-cheney-will-challenge-senator-mike-enzi-2014-republican-primary-what-are-your-thoughts <p>Liz Cheney will challenge Senator Mike Enzi in the 2014 Republican primary.&nbsp; What are your thoughts?</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 20:42:59 +0000 Wyoming Public Media 44144 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Liz Cheney will challenge Senator Mike Enzi in the 2014 Republican primary. What are your thoughts? National Republican Party Supports Enzi over Cheney http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/national-republican-party-supports-enzi-over-cheney <p>This week Wyoming’s senior senator, Mike Enzi, was surprised to learn he’ll be facing off against Liz Cheney in what’s expected to be one of the most heated Republican primaries in the nation. Matt Laslo reports from Washington that right now, the Republican Party is wrapping its arms around Enzi.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 21:55:27 +0000 Matt Laslo 44041 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org National Republican Party Supports Enzi over Cheney Enzi is still surprised by Cheney announcement http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/enzi-still-surprised-cheney-announcement <p>U-S Senator Mike Enzi says he remains surprised that Liz Cheney will run against him in the 2014 Republican primary, but he says he will go ahead with plans to run for re-election.&nbsp; Enzi stands by his statement that Cheney told him that she would not challenge him, something Cheney denies.&nbsp;&nbsp; He admits he’s surprised.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>“I thought we were friends. (Not anymore?) Well I don’t have any reason not to. She hasn’t said anything she’s going to do or said anything bad about me yet.”</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 00:38:32 +0000 Bob Beck 43967 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Enzi is still surprised by Cheney announcement Liz Cheney meets the media, formally announces her run for the US Senate http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/liz-cheney-meets-media-formally-announces-her-run-us-senate <p></p><p>Liz Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President and Wyoming Congressman Dick Cheney, formally announced her candidacy for the U-S Senate during press conferences in Casper and Cheyenne.&nbsp; Cheney will face off against incumbent Mike Enzi in next summer’s Republican primary.&nbsp;<br><br><br>During a news conference Cheney attacked President Obama and what she called his liberal agenda.&nbsp; She complained that too many Republicans have compromised with Democrats.<br><br>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 00:19:08 +0000 Bob Beck 43908 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Liz Cheney meets the media, formally announces her run for the US Senate Liz Cheney announces bid for Enzi’s Senate seat http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/liz-cheney-announces-bid-enzi-s-senate-seat <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, has announced that she will run for US Senate against incumbent Senator Mike Enzi in Wyoming’s Republican primary next year.</span></p><p></p><p>Although Cheney has spent most of her life outside the state, the attorney and former Fox News contributor has been in Wyoming in recent weeks, talking with prospective constituents. In her announcement video, Cheney promised to fight for lower taxes and freedom for the private sector, especially the energy industry.<br>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 01:10:10 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 43848 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Liz Cheney announces bid for Enzi’s Senate seat