The headline from NY Times is:

Liz Cheney Is Prepared to Lose Power, and It Shows

What does it shows? I read through it and it seemed to me the "it shows" phrase means the fact Liz Cheney Is Prepared to Lose Power is perceptible. But I'm not secure about my interpretation

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    Yes, "...and it shows" is a very common way of saying "and this fact is obvious".
    – stangdon
    Aug 2, 2022 at 15:31

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Your interpretation is correct.

"It shows" means "It's clear to see".

It comes from this definition from Merriam-Webster:

2 a : to appear in a particular way

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