It's time for the tobacco industry to come up with a new business model -- and this bill will force them toSenate poised to pass tobacco regulations Jun 08, 2009
The actions of this Iranian regime pose a threat to peace and security in the Middle East, and threaten our close ally IsraelIran faces tight energy sanctions Jul 31, 2009
The decisions of certain Wall Street executives to enrich themselves at the expense of taxpayers have seriously undermined public confidence in efforts to stabilize the economyPay bonus provision tucked into stimulus Feb 14, 2009
I believe we've got the makings that we can put something togetherDodd says he'll try to shape auto bailout Dec 04, 2008
This isn't just a workers' rights issue -- it's a public health emergencyLegislation to guarantee paid sick days Nov 12, 2009
Christopher John "Chris" Dodd (born May 27, 1944) is an American lawyer, lobbyist, and Democratic Party politician who served as a United States Senator from Connecticut for a thirty-year period ending with the 111th United States Congress.
Dodd is a Connecticut native and a graduate of Georgetown Preparatory School in Bethesda, Maryland, and Providence College. His father, Thomas J. Dodd, was one of Connecticut's United States Senators from 1959-1971. Chris Dodd served in the Peace Corps for two years prior to entering law school at the University of Louisville, and during law school concurrently served in the United States Army Reserve.
Dodd returned to Connecticut, winning election in 1974 to the United States House of Representatives from Connecticut's 2nd congressional district and was reelected in 1976 and 1978. He was elected United States Senator in the elections of 1980, and was the longest-serving senator in Connecticut's history.