Latest Cynthia Lummis News

Wyoming senator booed for sex identity remarks at graduation

May. 16, 2022 18:06 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Cynthia Lummis apologized Monday after getting booed and heckled for remarks she made on sexual identity during a University of Wyoming graduation speech. A first-term Republican from deep-red Wyoming, Lummis said in Saturday's speech in Laramie that...

Crypto comes to Washington. Will the millions buy influence?

May. 12, 2022 13:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Erin Houchin braced for the worst when a mysterious, well-financed group started buying television ads last month in her highly competitive southern Indiana congressional race. Houchin assumed she would face a negative blitz, like the one that crushed her in 2016...

Manchin, Capito among senators asking consultation on VA

Apr. 08, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's U.S. senators are among a dozen asking President Joe Biden to consult with officials state by state on the possible impact of recommendations of the Department of Veterans Affairs to the Asset and Infrastructure Review Commission. “The...

Liz Cheney to take part in Wyoming talk on US elections

Mar. 19, 2022 10:19 AM EDT

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Teton County Democrat Paul Hansen wants to have a conversation about elections that doesn’t get political. So does Republican John Fox. But they disagree over whether it’s possible. “I think we have to,” Hansen said. “It’s the first time in history...

Johnson, Baldwin move to end wolf protections

Mar. 04, 2022 16:14 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin’s two U.S. senators are moving to end protections for gray wolves across most of the United States. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Friday that Republican Ron Johnson and Democrat Tammy Baldwin introduced a bill earlier this week to remove...