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Liz Cheney abruptly drops Senate bid

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WASHINGTON — Liz Cheney abruptly ended her campaign to oust a veteran Wyoming senator of her own party on Monday, citing “serious health issues” in her family.

The decision by the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney ends a brief, long-shot election bid that tested her father’s clout in the Republican Party and her relationship with her lesbian sister, Mary Cheney, over the issue of same-sex marriage.

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