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NSA Reform Has 2 Backers in Close Colorado Senate Race

usnews.com — Sen. Mark Udall, left, and Rep. Cory Gardner greet the audience at the start of an Oct. 15 U.S. Senate debate in Denver. Supporters of Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., say his possible re-election loss to Republican Rep. Cory Gardner would be a significant setback for privacy and mass surveillance reform.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @stevennelson10: Colo. Senate candidate @RepCoryGardner says he'd consider using Speech or Debate Clause to expose rights violations t.usnews.com/Z3spqe

Oct 24, 2014

Colo. Senate candidate @RepCoryGardner says he'd consider using Speech or Debate Clause to expose rights violations t.usnews.com/Z3spqe

Oct 24, 2014

NSA Reform Has 2 Backers in Close Colo. Senate Race: @RepCoryGardner dismisses predictions of doom if Udall loses t.usnews.com/Z3spqe

Did ISIS Use Chlorine Gas in Iraq and Syria?

usnews.com — Volunteers simulate a chemical attack response in Aleppo, Syria, in 2013. Iraqi police may have been exposed to chlorine gas used by the Islamic State group, officials say. By Tom Risen Iraq and Syria both have a history of using poison gas weapons, and while Syrian leader Bashar Assad supposedly surrendered his gas stockpiles, U.S.