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  • Ethics Complaint Says Price Paid For Cottage Amounts To A Gift

    The conservative government watchdog group Judicial Watch filed an ethics complaint Friday against U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd, saying the price Dodd paid for his cottage in Ireland amounted to a gift from a friend and accusing the senator of failing to...
  • Timeline: Christopher J. Dodd

    May 27, 1944: Born in Willimantic, the fifth of six children, to Sen. Thomas J. and Grace Murphy Dodd. 1966-68: Serves in Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic. 1968: Graduates Providence College. 1969-1975: Serves in the Army Reserve. 1970: Marries...
  • Ethics Panel Clears Dodd Of Breaking Rules With VIP Mortgages

    Ethics Panel Clears Dodd Of Breaking Rules With VIP Mortgages
    The Senate Select Committee on Ethics dismissed a complaint against U.S. Sen. Christopher J. Dodd on Friday after determining he did not break the chamber's rules on gifts when he refinanced a pair of two home mortgages in 2003. Capping a yearlong...
  • Press Release: Dodd Remarks On Senate Retirement

    EAST HADDAM, CT-- "Every six years over the past three decades, I have invited you to join me at our home to share in my decision to seek election and re-election to the United States Senate. On each of these occasions I have begun my remarks by...
  • Linda McMahon Has GOP Women In Her Corner

    Linda McMahon Has GOP Women In Her Corner
    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon grew wealthy presiding over a wrestling empire once known for its lingerie-clad divas, sexually charged trash talk, cartoony violence between men with impossibly large muscles and, occasionally, kicks to...
  • Statement by the President on Senator Chris Dodd's Announcement

    "From his time as a young Peace Corps volunteer to his five terms in the United States Senate, Chris Dodd has devoted his life to public service. Over the years, he has worked tirelessly to improve the lives of our children and families, support good jobs...
  • Lieberman: Stance On Iraq War Making It Difficult For Independent To Be A 'Bridge Builder'

    As the Senate prepared for its all-night debate on Iraq last month, Joseph Lieberman stood with Republicans and lambasted war opponents, most of them Democrats. ``They're already asleep about the consequences of an American defeat in Iraq for our...
  • Barack Obama interview on March 16, 2008

    Obama's opening statement: So what I want to do, if this is OK with you guys, I want to start just by talking about my house purchase and Tony Rezko because that's something that I know you guys have editorialized on, suggesting that we haven't...
  • Why Congress didn't bring the troops home

    To a crescendo of clicking cameras, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stepped before a row of shimmering U.S. flags last March to make an announcement Americans had been waiting four months to hear. November's elections had swept Democrats into power on a...
  • Senate passes $555-billion spending bill

    Congressional Democrats' yearlong campaign to bring the war in Iraq to an end concluded with a whimper Tuesday as the Senate failed again to pass a timeline for withdrawing U.S. troops from the conflict. As they have all year, Senate Republicans...
  • Democrats scramble to prevent Florida primary election fiasco

    WASHINGTON — For front-runners Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama, Florida looked to be a major battleground in the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination. With its big, sprawling population, the state was a natural for high-profile candidates...
  • Iowa Democrats look to pick a winner

    As the front-running Democratic presidential hopefuls barnstorm this snowy state in the final days before the caucuses, Barack Obama, Hillary Rodham Clinton and John Edwards agree on at least one thing: Voters should choose the candidate who will be...