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Journalists need help getting over Liz Cheney

January 13, 2014

Drake takes a satirical look at the end of Liz Cheney’s Senate bid; “… Something inside of me died the night CNN said she was …

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Liz Cheney withdraws from U.S. Senate campaign

January 6, 2014

Liz Cheney quit the Wyoming Senate race against Sen. Mike Enzi on January 6 citing unspecified health issues with her children.

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‘Scrap the cap’ — Warren has right idea on Social Security

November 26, 2013

Kerry Drake outlines Wyoming’s congressional delegation’s stance on Social Security and his agreement with Elizabeth Warren’s plan to eliminate the cap on income subject to …

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Report: Liz Cheney income is nearly $1M since 2012

November 20, 2013

Liz Cheney’s financial disclosure form lists more than $920,000 in income for 2012-2013, while Sen. Mike Enzi earned a $174,000 annual salary in both years.

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Tea Partiers in D.C. blew $24 billion — and they would do it again

October 22, 2013

It’s embarrassing — make that outrageous — that two-thirds of Wyoming’s congressional delegation voted against last week’s last-ditch effort to reopen the government and raise …

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Wyoming delegation splits votes on ending shutdown, debt ceiling lift

October 19, 2013

Sen. Mike Enzi and Rep. Cynthia Lummis voted against the bill that reopened the federal government, while Sen. John Barrasso supported it.

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Cheneys shouldn’t expect automatic support from any Republican

October 8, 2013

Al Simpson has every right to be angry at Lynne Cheney, and not just for telling him to “shut up” at a dinner party.

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Dangerous congressional game was never about Obamacare

October 4, 2013

The question we in Wyoming need to ask is, “Will our delegation continue this dangerous nonsense?” Given a clean continuing resolution, will they sign it …

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Cheney sisters can agree to disagree on gay marriage — in public

September 17, 2013

Now that Cheney and Enzi have declared themselves to be in the Republican mainstream on gay marriage, it’s not an issue in the Wyoming race.

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Liz Cheney is too new in Wyoming to “get it”

Commentary by Guest Column July 30, 2013 July 30, 2013

Liz Cheney came to Wyoming with the message that Wyoming needs a new voice in D.C. But there’s no substitute for knowledge and love of …

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Liz Cheney’s staff draws on family roots and Wyoming expertise

July 26, 2013

Liz Cheney’s staff selection shows she aims to be well-funded and well-versed in Wyoming issues.

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Liz Cheney announces campaign leadership team

July 25, 2013

Liz Cheney announces campaign leadership team

— July 25, 2013
The Cheney for Wyoming campaign announced its statewide leadership team today. Dick and Maggie Scarlett of Jackson, …

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Playing the age card won’t help Liz Cheney

July 23, 2013

If Liz Cheney goes negative against Mike Enzi, she risks alienating voters who have long backed his conservative credentials.

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And in this corner: Liz Cheney, her dad and a mountain of cash

July 16, 2013

The daughter of former vice president Dick Cheney is contemplating a run for Senator Mike Enzi’s seat, setting the stage for a divisive primary battle.

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Saving mineral funds is an uphill battle for Wyoming

May 14, 2013

How successful can Wyoming’s partisan Senate delegation be when the federal government has shown an increasing willingness to take away mineral funds?

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How a letter withheld $53M in mineral royalties from Wyoming

April 19, 2013

Moments like this underscore how easily Wyoming can lose money that flows from the federal government.

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Two Elk Grant Suspended; Under review by U.S. Attorney

April 16, 2013

Feds suspended stimulus project for accounting irregularities. Contractors received ‘Stop Work Order, issued early in 2012.

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If GOP wants gun debate, why did they try to kill it?

April 16, 2013

Wyoming Sens. John Barrasso and Mike Enzi don’t seem too confident that their opposition to gun control legislation will prevail in the Senate.

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Liz Cheney can win in Wyoming, but she has hurdles in her way

March 26, 2013

Liz Cheney definitely looks like a U.S. Senate candidate from Wyoming, but Mike Enzi may not be going anywhere, leaving her political future uncertain.

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Wyoming’s senators choose politics over protecting women

Commentary by Kerry Drake February 26, 2013 February 26, 2013

The reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act is essential to combating crime on the Wind River Indian Reservation.