The eldest daughter of former vice-president Dick Cheney, and politically active for the Republican Party as well as a political commentator, Liz Cheney has announced plans to run for the United States Senate in Wyoming against fellow Republican three term incumbent Mike Enzi.
- Released a video directly attacking what she believes to be an Obama policy of curtailing of religious freedoms, whilst also alluding to Enzi’s age and reputation for working with Democrats.
- Seems to be setting herself up as a breath of fresh air against a three-termer, and is also a supporter of gay rights.
- Unusual in running against an incumbent fellow party member. The Republican Party has said it plans to back Enzi as a matter of course.
- Despite her contacts, expected money raising ability and brand-name, she is not expected to win in the race. This brand-name, however, has