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Liz Cheney quitting bid to unseat Wyoming's Enzi

By The Associated Press

This article was published January 6, 2014 at 7:29 a.m.

WASHINGTON — Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, said Monday that she is abandoning her effort to unseat Republican incumbent U.S. 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 children and their futures were the motivation for our campaign and they will always be my overriding priority," Cheney said. She did not specify those health issues.

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