AWKWARD: Udall slinks away from his own fundraiser

This is just plain awkward. The embattled Senator won't even attend his own fundraiser featuring President Obama. I wonder why Obama's liberal ally wouldn't want to be seen shaking POTUS' hand?

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SOURCE: The Denver Post

Sen. Mark Udall's staff said Wednesday that legislative business in Washington D.C. will keep the senator from a Democratic fundraiser in Denver featuring President Barack Obama.

The U.S. Senate will vote Wednesday on the confirmation of U.S. Secretary of Housing & Urban Development, Julian Castro, and Udall needs to be in Washington, according to his staff.

"Due to last-minute votes and legislative activity, Mark will be unable to make the trip back to Colorado on Wednesday," said Chris Harris, communications director of Udall for Colorado.

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Other legislation is also keeping Udall in Washington, Harris said.

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