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CIA Director John Brennan apologizes for Senate spying

CIA Director John Brennan apologizes for Senate spying

WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) --The CIA was forced to apologize Thursday after admitting to spying on the Senate panel investigating its use of torture.
Gabrielle Levy
Democrats launch bills to undo Hobby Lobby decision

Democrats launch bills to undo Hobby Lobby decision

WASHINGTON, July 9 (UPI) --Democrats introduced twin bills Wednesday to undo the Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision that allows for-profit companies to opt out of contraception coverage.
Gabrielle Levy
Rand Paul op-ed: 'Show us the drone memos'

Rand Paul op-ed: 'Show us the drone memos'

WASHINGTON, May 12 (UPI) --Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., wrote an op-ed demanding the Obama administration release redacted drone memos related to the death of U.S. citizen Anwar al-Awlaki.
Aileen Graef
Families of the Aurora shooting victims angry over insensitive ad

Families of the Aurora shooting victims angry over insensitive ad

AURORA, Colo., April 24 (UPI) -- Families of the victims of the Aurora shooting are angry about an insensitive political attack ad used by the Koch-backed Americans for Prosperity.
Aileen Graef
Poll shows Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., in tight race for second term

Poll shows Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., in tight race for second term

HAMDEN, Conn., April 24 (UPI) -- Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., locked in tight race for a second term as Democrats struggle to keep their majority in the U.S. Senate, a poll said Thursday.
Frances Burns
Senate Democrats to pull all-nighter on climate change

Senate Democrats to pull all-nighter on climate change

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- A group of more than two dozen Senate Democrats plan to take, after final votes Monday night, an all-night "talkathon" on climate change.
Gabrielle Levy
CIA inspector general seeks probe of agency conduct over Senate report

CIA inspector general seeks probe of agency conduct over Senate report

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- The CIA Inspector General's office asked the U.S. Justice Department to investigate agency conduct in an unreleased Senate study of secret detention programs.
U.S. senators plan to review NSA role in British webcam spying

U.S. senators plan to review NSA role in British webcam spying

WASHINGTON, March 1 (UPI) -- British intelligence showed a "breathtaking lack of respect" for privacy by scooping on webcam transmissions, three U.S. senators said in a statement.

Son of Sen. Mark Udall faces heroin charge in Colorado

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The son of U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., has been charged with breaking into cars and heroin possession in Boulder.

Review says Udall did not intercede of health care figures

DENVER, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Health insurance regulators in Colorado said Sen. Mark Udall's staff did not try to intimidate bureaucrats to report a lower number of canceled policies.
Decision of NSA data collection programs may be near

Decision of NSA data collection programs may be near

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama Thursday met with 16 members of Congress to discuss oversight of National Security Administration surveillance programs.

Senator urges NSA to adopt reforms sooner rather than later

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- A senior Democratic lawmaker said Sunday continuing to collect metadata was not the best way for the U.S. intelligence community to regain the public trust.
Senate panel wants internal CIA report on interrogation program

Senate panel wants internal CIA report on interrogation program

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee asked the CIA for what the panel says it believes is a critical internal report on interrogations that has been withheld.
Report: NSA tracking cellphone locations worldwide

Report: NSA tracking cellphone locations worldwide

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- The National Security Agency gets billions of records on cellphone locations worldwide a day, allowing it to track individuals, the Washington Post reported.
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.
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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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