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Mark Udall

Dem Senator Won't Say If He Wants Obama To Campaign With Him

Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) wouldn't give CNN's Dana Bash a definitive answer on whether or not he'll campaign with President Barack Obama as he faces r...

Do Senators Fear The Internet?

Center For Public Integrity | Rachel Baye | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

Despite millions in potential cost savings to taxpayers, the U.S. Senate has still yet to pass a requirement that it file campaign finance reports ele...

Michael McAuliff

The NSA's Biggest Fans Are Happy With Obama's Speech | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama managed to buy himself some breathing room among surveillance critics in his own party Friday, even as he propose...

Julian Assange: Obama's NSA Reforms Are 'Embarrassing'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange blasted President Barack Obama's Friday NSA speech, calling the proposed reforms an "embarrassing" appearance that sa...

Matt Ferner

Pot Businesses Need Banking Access Now, Colorado Lawmakers Say | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Six high-profile lawmakers from Colorado's congressional delegation are urging swift action from the federal government to allow marijuana-related bus...

Christina Wilkie

Sen. Mark Udall: 'Status Quo' Argument For NSA Spying 'Fell Apart This Week' | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Colorado Sen. Mark Udall (D) said on Sunday that any arguments against reform of the National Security Agency's surveillance programs cr...

Senator Demands CIA Report Amid Dispute Over Torture Study

Reuters | Patricia Zengerle | Posted 02.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - A member of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday disclosed the existence of a secret Central Intelligenc...

Third Way, Elizabeth Warren, and the Real Battle

Mike Lux | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

The far more important question is how we win the bigger more consequential war that sparked this little back-and-forth this week: the war that Wall Street and the other powers that be are fighting to defeat the progressive populist ideas of our leaders and our movement.

Jennifer Bendery

Another Democrat Introduces Bill To Let People Keep Their Current Health Plans | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) on Wednesday became the second Democrat to introduce legislation that would let people with canceled insurance...

Matt Sledge

Did Senators Grill NSA Chief? Mostly No | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.27.2013 | Politics

Gen. Keith Alexander defended the National Security Agency and derided the press in the Senate Intelligence Committee's first public hearing since Edw...

Matt Sledge

Four Senators Push 'Real, Not Cosmetic' NSA Reform | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

A bipartisan group of senators announced a comprehensive surveillance reform bill on Wednesday, but their effort may encounter resistance from the pow...

Tea Party Favorite Taking Steps Toward Dem Challenge

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

Ken Buck (R) has filed paperwork for a possible 2014 senate run. Buck, a tea party favorite who lost to Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) in 2010, file...

Pro-Hemp Group Seeks Udall's Support

The Greeley Tribune | Eric Brown | Posted 09.29.2013 | Denver

Proponents of hemp farming continued their push in northern Colorado on Monday, with Greeley their latest campaign stop. Members of Hemp for America ...

Chamber of the Americas: A Conduit to Latin American Commerce and Culture

Wayne Trujillo | Posted 09.17.2013 | Denver
Wayne Trujillo

The ubiquitous chamber of commerce populates America's business topography comparable to apple pie, baseball and midsummer pyrotechnics. Every munici...

Snowden's Common Law Defense

Joe Lauria | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics
Joe Lauria

The U.S. Senator who divulged the Pentagon Papers in Congress says Edward Snowden and other citizens with access to classified information should have the same immunity as members of Congress to make public secret documents exposing government wrongdoing.

The Truth Tellers

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

What Senators Udall and Wyden thought citizens should know but could not disclose -- we now know. Not because of our elected representatives but because of a man now charged as a criminal. Go figure.

On NSA Leaks, It's the Government Versus the People

John Glaser | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
John Glaser

Despite continuing efforts to politicize the revelations about the NSA's domestic spying programs, the leaks from whistleblower Edward Snowden transcend America's trivial two-party politics. This isn't Republicans versus Democrats. It's the government versus the people.

Udall Talks Immigration, Fracking, GMOs

The Boulder Daily Camera | JOE RUBINO | Posted 08.24.2013 | Denver

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall has been all over television railing against the National Security Agency's recently exposed surveillance of Americans, but when ...

Udall: Patriot Act 'Ripe For Abuse,' Needs To Be Reformed

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 06.10.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. He made impassioned speeches on the Senate floor, held press conferences and appeared on the Sunday t...

Lucia Graves

Mark Udall: No Proof Phone Records Program Stops Terrorism | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.), a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Sunday expressed skepticism over whether the government's v...

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.09.2013 | Media

Well good morning everyone and welcome to your latest Sunday Morning Liveblog. My name is Jason. I have to say, knowing as I know now that the NSA "ca...

Mad Men Mores Run Rampant at Military Sexual Trauma Hearing

Christine Pelosi | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

Rather than give lip service to victims and continued power to victimizers, the leaders must remove commanders from convening rape prosecutions.

Mark Udall: Drones Need To Overcome 'Scary' Stigma

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

The unmanned aerial vehicle industry need to overcome the vision Americans have of "a sky full of drones watching their every move" and integrate "int...

Paul Blumenthal

Who Has The Biggest 2014 War Chest? | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two Republican incumbent senators retained the largest campaign accounts at the end of the first quarter of 2013 fundraising, but a numb...

Udall: Supporters Of Universal Background Checks Not Giving Up

The Boulder Daily Camera | Camera Staff | Posted 06.19.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- Supporters of nationwide universal background checks for gun buyers aren't giving up despite a defeat in the U.S. Senate, Sen. Mark Udall sa...