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'A real barn-burner': Potential Senate
showdown looms in Wyoming

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Posted By: tisHimself, 7/12/2019 1:27:55 AM

Former Rep. Cynthia Lummis announced a bid for Senate in Wyoming Thursday, becoming the first Republican to jump into the race and setting up a potential clash with her successor in the House, Rep. Liz Cheney. Lummis, also a former two-term state treasurer, was first elected to the House in 2008 and retired after the 2016 election. She was the only woman to serve in the conservative House Freedom Caucus when the group first formed in 2015.

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Posted by tisHimself 7/12/2019 1:27:55 AM Post Reply
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