us senate

Ted Cruz
7:05 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Sen. Enzi helped Sen. Ted Cruz block Senate discussion of Affordable Care Act

Senator Mike Enzi of Wyoming

Wyoming Republican Senator Mike Enzi helped Texas Senator Ted Cruz hold up the Senate floor for 21 hours as they discussed defunding the Affordable Care Act.

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Liz Cheney
6:19 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Liz Cheney meets the media, formally announces her run for the US Senate

Liz Cheney
Credit Bob Beck / Wyoming Public Radio

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.  Cheney will face off against incumbent Mike Enzi in next summer’s Republican primary. 

During a news conference Cheney attacked President Obama and what she called his liberal agenda.  She complained that too many Republicans have compromised with Democrats.


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6:13 pm
Thu May 31, 2012

Albany County Commissioner to run for U.S. Senate

Democratic Albany County Commissioner Tim
Chesnut says he will run for the U.S. Senate.

The 47-year-old Laramie resident admitted his chances of victory
were small. But Chesnut hopes his campaign will help shift the
political climate away from the hyperpartisanship seen today and
encourage politicians to find middle ground.

Chesnut will face perennial office-seeker Al Hamburg, a retired
painter from Torrington, in the August Democratic U.S. Senate