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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)

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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