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Cheney cancels trip for financial bailout talks

WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney canceled trips to New Mexico and Wyoming to help with financial bailout legislation in Congress, his spokeswoman said on Friday.

“Due to the current situation in the U.S. capital markets, the vice president has decided to cancel his previously scheduled trips to New Mexico and Wyoming so he can assist with the pending legislation on Capitol Hill,” Megan Mitchell, spokeswoman for Cheney, said.

Cheney as vice president can cast a tie-breaking vote in Congress on legislation. (Reporting by Tabassum Zakaria; Editing by Theodore d’Afflisio)

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