Why Liz Cheney withdrew

Two Cheney allies told POLITICO that the vice presidential scion’s decision to terminate her campaign had little to do with raw electoral politics: a troubling incident involving one of her children at college, as well as her youngest daughter’s battle with juvenile diabetes, prompted her to reassess an already-daunting race…

Friends predicted that the political world hasn’t seen the last of Liz Cheney, despite the circumstances that led her to shutter her bid, a series of early campaign hiccups and Enzi’s unexpected resilience in the face of Cheney’s challenge.

“It is a family crisis,” one Cheney ally said. “I think she will be back.”