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Udall, transparency advocates herald release of macabre CIA torture report

Today the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee released declassified information from a report detailing shocking and macabre use of torture by operatives of the Central Intelligence Agency...

GenOpp out with a LOL-er anti-Udall ad

  Hehe. But seriously "Tech Support" is the funniest ad I've seen this election cycle from the Koch-funded millennials group Generation Opportunity. Granted the laugh-bar was set...

Udall Sends Out ‘I Warned You’ Pitch in Wake of Surveillance...

He made impassioned speeches on the Senate floor, held press conferences and appeared on the Sunday talk shows. For years, Colorado Senator Mark Udall has been telling anyone who will listen that key provisions of the Patriot Act are being used by the the government to tread on citizens' constitutional rights to privacy.

In voting against Patriot Act, Udall says Americans would be ‘alarmed’...

Colorado Democratic U.S. Senator Mark Udall has long urged his colleagues to reform three of the most controversial provisions of the Patriot Act, saying the provisions are ripe for abuse. This week Congress decided against reform and extended the act as it stands for four more years. In voting with the slim minority that opposed extension, Udall made clear that, as a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee privy to executive branch information, he felt the provisions were now being abused, that the government was unnecessarily trampling rights and also blocking oversight.
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