Welcome to the beginning of Liz Cheney's next campaign.
Why Liz Cheney Flamed Out
January 07, 2014
New light on a political mystery: Why did this well-connected candidate run such an amateurish campaign?
Liz Cheney is running for Senate in Wyoming, and to telegraph her family values, she's decided to publicly undermine the very philosophical underpinnings of her sister's marriage.
What Obamacare Will Cost You: Now We Know
September 25, 2013
President Obama, President Clinton, and Senator Ted Cruz all spent a lot of time talking about Obamacare on Tuesday.
What The Cheneys Have To Tell Us About Marriage Equality
September 02, 2013
As the eventual triumph of marriage equality in the United States came to seem more and more inevitable over the past several months and years, a new line emerged among some liberals: Okay, this argument went, we fought for it, we are winning, and we
Wyoming Doesn't Deserve Two Senators
July 17, 2013
Yesterday's big political news was that Liz Cheney will challenge Senator Mike Enzi in 2014. A Republican is going to win this race either way, so there isn't much more at stake than the civility of dinner parties in Jackson.
The Cheney Renaissance Starts in Wyoming
February 27, 2013
Dick's daughter Liz could be getting ready for a Senate run.
Big Ben to Congress: Stimulus, Please
August 26, 2011
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke just wrapped up his much-anticipated speech at Jackson Hole, Wyoming. And exactly what he signaled remains the subject of some disagreement, at least for the moment. Bernanke did not call explicitly for another round of quantitative easing, as many were hoping he would, and may even have suggested a determination to dampen growth if it starts to accelerate. On the other hand, Bernanke did indicate the Fed would consider further action to strengthen the economy at its September meeting.
Coal Train Coming
March 25, 2011
The battle over new coal terminals in the Pacific Northwest hasn’t really focused on the amount of coal already moving down the Columbia River basin by train from Wyoming and then up the coast to British Columbia (via Seattle) for export to China. This post from the excellent Sightline Daily puts it into perspective.
No Republican In Congress Is Safe
January 13, 2011
Tom Jensen on the Republican primary threat: The fact that someone like Hutchison who has generally been among the more popular Senators in the country and has always won by wide margins has been at least partially pushed out by the Tea Party is indicative of a new reality for Republican Senators- pretty much no incumbent is safe if these folks decide to target them.