Report: Cheney Daughter Diagnosed With Diabetes

U.S. Senate candidate Liz Cheney talks with Laramie residents prior to the start of the University of Wyoming homecoming parade in Laramie, Wyo., Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013.
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The health issues that Republican Liz Cheney cited as her reason for dropping out of the Wyoming Senate race has to do with one of her daughters’ diagnosis of diabetes, according to ABC News.

In her statement announcing her decision to drop out Cheney cited “serious health issues” that have recently come up in her family. According to Republicans close to the Cheney family, the issue is one of Cheney’s daughters had been diagnosed with diabetes. The ABC News report did not specifically name which of Cheney’s daughters has diabetes.

ABC News also reported that Cheney made her decision to drop out around the holidays but waited until only recently to inform her top campaign officials.

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