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3 Senate Dems propose more NSA surveillance disclosure

3 Senate Dems propose more NSA surveillance disclosure

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Three U.S. Senate Democrats are sponsoring a measure they say would require greater transparency regarding National Security Agency surveillance.

Documents: NSA spied on Martin Luther King, Muhammad Ali

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- The National Security Agency monitored overseas communication of U.S. critics of the Vietnam War including Martin Luther King, newly released documents show.
NSA breached privacy rules, court documents show

NSA breached privacy rules, court documents show

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- National Security Agency database searches of Americans' phone numbers broke privacy rules for three years, a secret court ruled in newly released documents.
Obama White House had NSA limits reversed

Obama White House had NSA limits reversed

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- The Obama administration quietly got a court to undo U.S. surveillance limits on the use of intercepted phone calls and emails, The Washington Post reported.
Officials to renew push for conversion to dollar coins

Officials to renew push for conversion to dollar coins

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) -- Despite public resistance the push to convert to a $1 coin from a $1 bill is returning in the United States, proponents of the measure said.
Worry about U.S. smartphone surveillance, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden says

Worry about U.S. smartphone surveillance, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden says

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) -- Americans should be worried their smartphone use, text messages and Web surfing as well as phone calls, can be logged by Washington, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden warns.

Key U.S. Rep. says curbing NSA would be dangerous

WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) -- The head of the House Intelligence Committee said Sunday it is necessary to monitor the U.S. communication systems because it's the same one terrorists use.
Strange bedfellows: House defeats effort to rein in NSA phone-tracking

Strange bedfellows: House defeats effort to rein in NSA phone-tracking

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- A rare left-right bloc of House members vowed after a narrow loss to redouble efforts to curb a national-security program that amasses Americans' phone records.
Body of U.S. Sen. Mark Udall's brother, James, found in Wyoming

Body of U.S. Sen. Mark Udall's brother, James, found in Wyoming

PINEDALE, Wyo., July 3 (UPI) -- The body of U.S. Sen. Mark Udall's 61-year-old brother James was found in the mountains of Wyoming's Wind River Range after a six-day search, authorities said.
Sen. Mark Udall's brother, James, missing after hiking in Wyoming

Sen. Mark Udall's brother, James, missing after hiking in Wyoming

WASHINGTON, July 1 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Mark Udall's 61-year-old brother James has been missing since Wednesday after going on a solo hike in Wyoming, the senator's office said Monday.
Proposed bills would limit NSA' s surveillance programs

Proposed bills would limit NSA' s surveillance programs

WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- Senators critical of the National Security Agency's surveillance programs are introducing legislation to curtail collection of data.

Senators lean toward review of NSA spying program

WASHINGTON, June 9 (UPI) -- A U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee member said Sunday the public needs to be better informed on the scope of government phone and Internet records access.
President Obama hits links with Sens. Corker, Chambliss, Udall

President Obama hits links with Sens. Corker, Chambliss, Udall

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md., May 6 (UPI) -- President Obama practiced golf cart, not shuttle, diplomacy as he and three U.S. senators played a bipartisan round of golf at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland.

House passes bill aimed at reducing flight delays

WASHINGTON, April 26 (UPI) -- The U.S. House easily passed a bill Friday aimed at ending sequester-related flight delays by restoring funding for air traffic controllers.

Low snow in winter will prolong drought

DENVER, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Drought will persist in the U.S. West this summer due in part to a lack of snow this winter, climate, agriculture and water resources experts say.
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Mark Udall
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV, speaks to the media after meeting with Democratic Senators-elect on Capitol Hill in Washington on November 17, 2008. From left are Jeanne Shaheen, NH, Jeff Merkley, OR, Tom Udall, NM, Reid, Mark Udall, CO, and Kay Hagan, NC. Obscured by Reid is Mark Warner, VA. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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Mark Emery Udall (born July 18, 1950) is the senior United States Senator from Colorado and a member of the Democratic Party. From 1999 to 2009, Udall served in the United States House of Representatives, representing Colorado's 2nd congressional district. He also served a term in the Colorado House of Representatives.

Born in Tucson, Arizona, he is the son of former U.S. Representative Morris "Mo" Udall. The Udall family is one of America's more prolific political families. Mark Udall graduated from Williams College in 1972 and moved to Colorado. He worked at the Colorado Outward Bound School for 20 years, including ten years as the school's executive director. He was elected to the Colorado House of Representatives in 1996. After one term he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, where he served five terms and worked on energy and national resources.

Udall won a competitive election for the U.S. Senate in 2008, defeating Republican challenger Bob Schaffer. He chairs the Senate Energy Subcommittee on National Parks. Udall is a prolific mountaineer and was featured in Men's Journal magazine for his athletic abilities.

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