(NBC NEWS) Liz Cheney, who was challenging Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi in a Republican primary has ended her candidacy, citing “health issues.”

In an official statement released by her campaign,the eldest daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney said the health of her family was her “overriding priority.”

“Serious health issues have recently arisen in our family, and under the circumstances, I have decided to discontinue my campaign,” the statement said.

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