Liz Cheney: Future Member of Congress?
Politico thinks she might be considering a run in Wyoming
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted May 5, 2012 9:59 AM CDT
Liz Cheney: a future office-holder in Wisconsin?   (AP Photo/David McNew)

(Newser) – Liz Cheney has become such a regular on the Wyoming political circuit this year that Politico can't help but speculate whether she'll follow in dad's footsteps and run for office in her former home state. Everything seems to add up: Cheney is currently a resident of Virginia, but she and her husband are considering buying a home in Jackson Hole, says the article. And while they have five kids, the oldest is leaving for college this year.

“She’s putting herself in a position now so she can eventually do it,” says one Republican. Cheney herself deflects such questions and says she just wants to help Mitt Romney get elected, but a few potential scenarios are in the offing: If Sen Mike Enzio retires in 2014, that opens up his seat for her or possibly the seat of a current House member who might seek to replace him.

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Antone123
May 7, 2012 7:14 AM CDT
Here comes another Palin unqualified no nothing person. I can't believe Wyoming voters will elect her. Even when the big money people invade Wyoming.
trailmix
May 5, 2012 8:51 PM CDT
The American People Do Not want this Sellout old broad, anywhere near Congress.
cornelison
May 5, 2012 5:35 PM CDT
The whole scenario in D.C. resembles the Mafia. The politicians are the wise guys who "pay up" to their corporate masters. The donors in Superpacs are like Mafia dons. They're untouchable and they dictate the rules. If the wise guy in Congress loses, he's replaced by another politician. If you step out of line, you're replaced. The Mafia has its rituals behind closed doors. They take an oath for life. Doesn't that sound an awful like Grover Norquist? He gathers The Republicans together & he makes them swear an oath never to raise taxes. No wonder why people call politicians crooks.