Mark Udall Continues His Push Against Indefinite Detention Policy

A key Democratic senator is actively continuing to try to defeat provisions in a defense bill which would allow for the indefinite detention of U.S. citizens captured by the military, including those taken on U.S. soil. As a member of the conference committee tasked with hammering out differences between the House … Continue reading

Senate Pushes Obama Closer To Defense Veto

The Senate rejection of a ban on unlimited detention of U.S. citizens has brought a rare veto by President Obama much closer to reality. Senators voted down an amendment by Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) on Wednesday which would have removed provisions of the pending overall defense authorization bill which allow … Continue reading