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Mark Udall's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Mark E. Udall
Office: U.S. Senate (CO) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary June 24, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Maggie; 2 Children: Jed, Tess
Birth Date: 07/18/1950
Birth Place: Tucson, AZ
Home City: Eldorado Springs, CO
Date Title
June 9, 2011 Udall Questions Defense Secretary Nominee Panetta during his Confirmation Hearing
May 18, 2011 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy
May 2, 2011 Udall Responds to President Obama's Announcement that Osama bin Laden is Dead
March 10, 2011 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army
Feb. 4, 2011 Sens. Udall and Inhofe, Reps. Pascrell and Platts Unite Congressional Colleagues to Urge Pentagon to Give Service Members with TBI the Care They Need
Dec. 22, 2010 Udall Hails President's Signing of Bipartisan Bill to Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
Dec. 21, 2010 Blog: Mark's Newsletter Update: Season's Greetings
Dec. 18, 2010 Udall Pushes Dream Act
Dec. 18, 2010 Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Dec. 18, 2010 Udall Helps Lead the U.S. Senate on Big Bipartisan Step Forward to Repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Dec. 17, 2010 Executive Session
Dec. 16, 2010 Executive Session
Dec. 9, 2010 Defense Authorization
Dec. 9, 2010 Udall: Critical National Defense Act Falls Victim to Partisan Obstruction
Dec. 6, 2010 Udall: Senate Should Stay in Washington to Finish its Work Before Year's End
Dec. 4, 2010 Udall Votes for Relief for Middle-Class Families, Opposes Tax Cuts for Billionaires
Nov. 9, 2010 Senators Renew Call To Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Oct. 29, 2010 Udall, Bennet, Lamborn Fight to Keep Missile Defense Center in Colorado Springs
Oct. 21, 2010 Assessing Progress in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq
Oct. 18, 2010 Udall Leads Senate Trip to Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq
Oct. 12, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Eric Holder, U.S. Attorney General
Sept. 21, 2010 Udall Expresses Frustration as Republicans Block National Defense Authorization Bill
Sept. 21, 2010 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011--Motion to Proceed--Continued
Sept. 17, 2010 Udall-Backed Defense Provisions for Colorado Included in Bill Headed to Full Senate for Vote
Sept. 10, 2010 Udall, Bennet Welcome Army's Intent to Study Locating Combat Aviation Brigade at Fort Carson
Aug. 19, 2010 As Final Combat Brigade Leaves Iraq, Udall Honors U.S. Troops who have Served, Given their Lives for America
July 27, 2010 Blog: Department of Defense Energy Security Act
July 14, 2010 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 29, 2010 Udall Votes to Confirm General Petraeus to Lead War in Afghanistan
June 23, 2010 Udall: President's Decision is Best for Troops and Future of Afghanistan Mission
May 28, 2010 Udall Work for Troops and Military Community Pay off in Key Defense Bill ? Extension of TRICARE Health Insurance Coverage Included
May 25, 2010 Letter to Mrs. Obama
May 18, 2010 Blog: The Warrior Games, Warrior Care, And The Deaths Of Fort Carson Soldiers In Afghanistan
May 3, 2010 Following Visit to Fort Carson, Udall Asks Defense Department Inspector General to Examine Post's WTU
April 15, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons
March 4, 2010 Repealing Don't Ask Don't Tell
Dec. 9, 2009 Udall, Bennet, Salazar & Markey Secure Extension of Moratorium on Pinon Canyon Expansion
Dec. 2, 2009 A New Strategy in Afghanistan
Dec. 1, 2009 Udall Statement on President's Afghanistan Strategy
Nov. 20, 2009 Halifax International Security Forum
Nov. 19, 2009 Udall Presses Defense Department Nominee about Better Mental Health Care for Soldiers, Repealing ‘Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
Nov. 17, 2009 Udall, Bennet: $92.5 Million for Weapons Destruction at Pueblo Chemical Depot Approved by Senate
Nov. 12, 2009 A Smarter, Tougher National Security Policy
Oct. 22, 2009 Udall: Defense Bill with Critical Support for Colorado Military Bases Headed to President for Signature
Oct. 16, 2009 In Letter to Obama, Udall Urges Action to Speed Repeal of ‘Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Policy
Oct. 8, 2009 Udall: Critical Support Headed to Colorado Military Bases in Defense Bill
Sept. 11, 2009 Udall Delivers Help for Service Members and Veterans in Defense Appropriations Bill
Sept. 11, 2009 Udall, Bennet: Funding in Defense Appropriations Bill Will Speed Chemical Weapons Destruction at Pueblo Depot
July 22, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010--Continued
July 16, 2009 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2010
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