The ongoing feud between former Vice President Dick Cheney's daughters spilled out into the open this weekend after Mary Cheney wrote on Facebook that her sister Liz, a GOP U.S. Senate hopeful in Wyoming, was on the "wrong side of history" on the issue of gay marriage.
The Cheneys don't see eye-to-eye on the issue of gay marriage. After Liz Cheney reiterated her opposition on the Sunday morning talk shows, her sister and her sister's partner took the Republican hopeful to the woodshed in separate Facebook posts.
The former vice president’s daughter set tongues wagging Tuesday when she announced she will challenge incumbent Sen. Mike Enzi in a Republican primary, setting the stage for the marquee intraparty battle of 2014. Here are POLITICO’s five reasons why Cheney is far from assured of becoming a U.S. senator come 2015, despite the significant advantages she’ll bring, based on interviews with nearly a dozen Wyoming political sources.
Liz Cheney, the older daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, announced Tuesday that she intended to challenge Senator Michael B. Enzi of Wyoming in a Republican primary clash in next year that national and state party officials had hoped to avoid.
On ABC's This Week, Liz Cheney ridiculed Arianna Huffington for her statement that Halliburton defrauded the government out of hundreds of millions of dollars.
A group of leading conservative lawyers and policy experts, including former Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr and several senior officials of the last Bush administration is denouncing as “shameful” attacks by Liz Cheney and Republicans on lawyers who came to the Obama Justice Department after representing suspected terrorists.