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Udall introduces bill to ensure that Americans cannot be held indefinitely without charges

Udall introduces bill to ensure that Americans cannot be held indefinitely without charges

Today, Senator Mark Udall, a member of the Senate Armed Services and Intelligence committees, announced that he has joined Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein in introducing the Due Process Guarantee Act of 2011, to clarify that American citizens apprehended inside...

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December 16, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

Senate Democrats want further examination of Keystone XL project

A group of Democrats in the U.S. Senate have written to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton asking that the State Department extend their review of the Keystone XL pipeline project....

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July 19, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics
U.S. Senate once again attempting comprehensive immigration reform

U.S. Senate once again attempting comprehensive immigration reform

U.S. Sens. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., Harry Reid, D-Nev., Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., John Kerry, D-Mass., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., reintroduced a comprehensive immigration reform bill on Wednesday....

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June 23, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories

As events turn rapidly in Egypt, lawmakers weigh stripping Mubarak of U.S. aid

As the Obama Administration tentatively feels its way through the political crisis in Egypt, some key lawmakers on Capitol Hill are sending a strong message to embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy, who chairs the subcommittee...

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February 4, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics
Sens Udall, Bennet applaud Obama veto of stealth foreclosure notarization bill

Sens Udall, Bennet applaud Obama veto of stealth foreclosure notarization bill

Colorado's U.S. senators Friday applauded President Obama for vetoing what has become controversial foreclosure legislation that would have required courts to accept notarizations, including electronic notarizations, across state lines. ...

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October 8, 2010 Center Well, Politics

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

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The Home Front: ‘Major victory’ for grass-roots effort ‘to see Colorado schools funded more equitably’

“For those behind the statewide, grass-roots effort to see Colorado schools funded more equitably and at a higher level, Wednesday marked a major victory,” reports […]

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