Every economist will tell you we have to steady the housing market before the economy will turn aroundSenate OKs homebuyer tax credit extension Nov 04, 2009
I'm tempted to keep hearing from my colleagues, but we have witnesses to get toPolitics 2010: News from under the dome Nov 21, 2010
Tremendous final floor speech by (at)SenChrisDodd. Stirring end of another chapter in his lifetime of public servicePolitical potpourri: News, notes and the art of politics Dec 05, 2010
With this agreement there can be no doubt that this Senate is unified in its commitment to end taxpayer-funded bailoutsEconomic Outlook: A stable of amendments May 06, 2010
What is most significant is what powers will it have, and will we be able to do something about what happened to consumers in recent yearsConsumer protection still homeless Mar 03, 2010
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.