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Some GOP nominees to skip convention

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Senate votes to stop filling oil reserves

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Colorado senator keeps term limit promise

DENVER, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Wayne Allard, R-Colo., has announced he is keeping his promise of serving just two, six-year terms, and will retire in 2008.

Stryker siblings face GOP allegations

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U.S. Senate same-sex ban fails

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Udall will not run for Colorado governor

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Allard reintroduces gay marriage amendment

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Wayne Allard, R-Colo., Monday said he would again lead the fight for a constitutional amendment creating a single definition of marriage.

Boycott to demonstrate gay economic power

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GOP gay advocates call for amendment vote

WASHINGTON, July 13 (UPI) -- A gay advocate Republican group called Tuesday for Senate GOP leaders to allow an up-or-down vote on a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. The Log Cabin Republicans urged Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tenn., Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa

U.S. Senate same-sex vote slated for July

WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate will vote on a constitutional amendment defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman the week of July 12, the Washington Times said.
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Wayne Allard
Sen. Wayne Allard (R-CO) (R) gives a box of Steak to Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) as part of a friendly Super Bowl bet, on the East Front Steps of the Capitol in Washington, on January 27, 2005. Sen. Allard bet that the Pittsburgh Stealers would not defeat the Denver Broncos. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)

Alan Wayne Allard (born December 2, 1943) is a member of the Republican Party, and was a United States Senator from Colorado. He did not seek re-election in 2008.

Allard was born in Fort Collins, Colorado to Sibyl Jean Stewart and Amos Wilson Allard. He was raised on a ranch near Walden, Colorado. He received a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Colorado State University in 1968.

Allard continued to run a veterinary practice full-time, while representing Larimer and Weld Counties in the Colorado State Senate, from 1983 to 1990. During his tenure he was a strong supporter of fiscal responsibility and the preservation of a citizen legislature. Allard's influence on local politics is still felt today as he is the sponsor of Colorado's law limiting state legislative sessions to 120 days.

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