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Northern Plains senators push bill to utilize U.S. natural gas

Northern Plains senators push bill to utilize U.S. natural gas

WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- North Dakota and Wyoming senators said a bill they've introduced will make it easier for energy companies to make use of natural gas deposits.

Report: Daughter's diabetes behind Liz Cheney's decision to quit race

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- The health problem Liz Cheney cited when announcing her withdrawal from the U.S. Senate Republican race in Wyoming was a daughter's diabetes, ABC News reported.
Liz Cheney drops out of Senate race

Liz Cheney drops out of Senate race

Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Liz Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, has discontinued her campaign to unseat fellow Republican Mike Enzi in her bid for a Wyoming Senate seat.
Gabrielle Levy

Liz Cheney exits U.S. Senate race, cites family health issues

CASPER, Wyo., Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, announced Monday she was abandoning the U.S. Senate race in Wyoming, citing family health issues.
Cheney sisters take same-sex marriage feud to airways, social media

Cheney sisters take same-sex marriage feud to airways, social media

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- The feud between Liz and Mary Cheney, daughters of ex-Vice President Dick Cheney, over same-sex marriage spilled into the television airways and social media.

Liz Cheney chides Sen. Mike Enzi over Wyoming 'push' poll

LARAMIE, Wyo., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Liz Cheney, who is running for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Wyoming, says she is anti-abortion and does not favor same-sex marriage.
Former GOP senator opposes Liz Cheney's run for the senate

Former GOP senator opposes Liz Cheney's run for the senate

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) -- A former Republican senator said Liz Cheney has failed to make a case for challenging Sen. Mike Enzi in the Wyoming GOP primary next year.

Enzi significantly leads Cheney in Wyoming poll of Republicans

CASPER, Wyo., July 19 (UPI) -- A survey released Friday indicates Wyoming Republican voters overwhelmingly favor incumbent Mike Enzi over Liz Cheney as a senatorial candidate.
Liz Cheney announces run for U.S. Senate in Wyoming

Liz Cheney announces run for U.S. Senate in Wyoming

WASHINGTON, July 16 (UPI) -- Liz Cheney, daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney and a political operative in her own right, said Tuesday she's running for the U.S. Senate in Wyoming.
Politics 2014: Supreme Court DOMA ruling affects campaigns

Politics 2014: Supreme Court DOMA ruling affects campaigns

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, campaign finance guidelines for gay candidates and their spouses could vary from state to state.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

GOP: Federal healthcare law a 'partisan experiment'

WASHINGTON, July 13 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., said Saturday the Affordable Care Act is a "partisan experiment" and should be repealed.

Online tax vote unlikely in this Congress

WASHINGTON, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- Congress is unlikely to vote before the current session ends in January on allowing states to tax goods sold online, an aide to Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., says.
Internet sales tax fight hits Congress

Internet sales tax fight hits Congress

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Supporters and opponents of collecting sales taxes for online transactions are lining up U.S. congressional backing for their positions, officials say.
Paul halts debate on revamp of No Child

Paul halts debate on revamp of No Child

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., relied on a rarely invoked procedural rule to halt a Senate committee's debate on a bill to overhaul the No Child Left Behind law.
Former Sen. Malcolm Wallop dead at 78

Former Sen. Malcolm Wallop dead at 78

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Malcolm Wallop, who represented Wyoming for three terms as a U.S. senator, died at his home in northern Wyoming Wednesday, Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., announced.

Senators try to revive Cuban travel bill

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Two U.S. senators seeking to end the four-decade-old ban on U.S. travel to Cuba are finding it difficult to get their bill heard, aides said.
Full in-box awaits President Obama

Full in-box awaits President Obama

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Healthcare, climate change, U.S. military strategy in Afghanistan and the situation in the Middle East await President Barack Obama after his vacation ends.
Enzi: Scrap current healthcare proposals

Enzi: Scrap current healthcare proposals

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. Congress needs to scrap its healthcare proposals and start over, Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wy., said Saturday in the weekly Republican address.

McCain skeptical of health compromises

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said Sunday he won't automatically support healthcare reform compromises being hammered out in Congress.

Republicans retain Wyoming Senate seats

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Republicans Mike Enzi and John Barrasso won re-election to the U.S. Senate Tuesday in Wyoming, the home state of Vice President Dick Cheney.

Sen. Mike Enzi to seek re-election

GILLETTE, Wyo., April 26 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., announced Saturday he would run for a third term this year.

Senate passes amended minimum wage

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate added tax breaks for small business to a House bill increasing the minimum wage and then passed it Thursday by an overwhelming margin.

Congress near pension funding rules bill

WASHINGTON, July 20 (UPI) -- The chairman of a U.S. congressional conference committee said the panel has reached a tentative agreement on reforming pension funding rules.

Mine-safety bill sent for Senate vote

WASHINGTON, May 18 (UPI) -- New legislation sent to the Senate floor would require all mines to have state-of-the-art two-way wireless communications and tracking systems in place within the next three years.
STOKELY BAKSH, UPI Technology Correspondent

Democrats offer small business health bill

WASHINGTON, March 7 (UPI) -- U.S. Senate Democrats, led by Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., introduced legislation they say will help small businesses offer health insurance to employees.
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