This election cycle is shaping up to be a potentially rough one for Senate Republican women, but Wyoming may be a rare bright spot. There are only four open Senate seats this cycle. Former Rep. Cynthia Lummis is poised to make a comeback bid as the heavy favorite in the August 18 GOP primary to succeed retiring Sen. Mike Enzi. She would be the first woman to represent Wyoming in the Senate.

This race could have been one of the marquee intraparty battles of the year if the state's at-large Rep. Liz Cheney, who succeeded Lummis in the House four years ago, had run. But Cheney, currently the chair of the House Republican Conference, decided to forego a run and continue her climb up the congressional leadership ranks, much like her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney. That could well put Cheney on the path for national office herself one day, and she's already positioning herself as a possible post-Trump voice and is a rare GOP leader willing to call out the president.

With Cheney and any other

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