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Christopher John "Chris" Dodd 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.
Dodd served as general chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1995 to 1997. He served as Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee until his retirement. In 2006, Dodd decided to run for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States, but eventually withdrew after running behind several other competitors. In January 2010, Dodd announced that he would not run for re-election in the 2010 midterm elections. Dodd was succeeded by ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Remember when nobody gave Obama a chance to beat Clinton? Yeah, that ...
2014-07-01
You also had the former Democratic vice presidential nominee, John Edwards, as well as longtime and well-respected senators like Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) and Joe Biden (D-Del.) and former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson (D). None of the last three ...
(Washington Post (blog))
  1. The Myth Of Hillary Clinton's 2008 Inevitability And The 2016 Election

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This is Warren's moment
2014-06-30
Other leading candidates, including Joe Biden, John Edwards and Chris Dodd, voted for it too. This left a huge opening for a credible antiwar candidate. Barack Obama, inexperienced and underqualified, nonetheless jumped into the vacuum. The rest, as ...
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    Elizabeth Warren crouches in the not-running tall grass as Hillary flounders
    2014-06-28
    Other leading candidates, including Joe Biden, John Edwards, and Chris Dodd, voted for it too. This left a huge opening for a credible antiwar candidate. Barack Obama, inexperienced and underqualified, nonetheless jumped into the vacuum. The rest, as ...
    (American Thinker (blog))
    1. Paging Elizabeth Warren: This is your moment

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    Paging Elizabeth Warren: This is your moment
    2014-06-27
    In 2007, Democrats were delirious with rage about the Iraq war. Hillary Clinton, the “inevitable” presidential front-runner, had voted for the war and refused to apologize for it. Other leading candidates, including Joe Biden, John Edwards and Chris ...
    (Kenosha News)
    1. Elizabeth Warren crouches in the not-running tall grass as Hillary flounders

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    Warren's moment: The Barack Obama of 2016
    2014-06-27
    Hillary Clinton, the “inevitable” presidential front-runner, had voted for the war and refused to apologize for it. Other leading candidates, including Joe Biden, John Edwards and Chris Dodd, voted for it, too. This left a huge opening for a credible ...
    (New York Post)
    1. National Review's Goldberg: Warren Could Defeat Hillary in 2016
    2. Warren Positioned to Take Advantage of Clinton's Flaws

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    Warren positioned to take advantage of Hillary's flaws
    2014-06-27
    In 2007, Democrats were delirious with rage about the Iraq war. Hillary Clinton, the “inevitable” presidential front-runner, had voted for the war and refused to apologize for it. Other leading candidates, including Joe Biden, John Edwards and Chris ...
    (Marietta Daily Journal)

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      O'Leary to quit MPAA
      2014-06-19
      “I want to thank Michael for his tireless commitment to this Association and the creative community and for his leadership here for so many years,” said MPAA Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd. “I also want to thank him for his continued support of ...
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        MPAA's Top Lobbyist Michael O'Leary Exiting
        2014-06-18
        In the end, both bills stalled in the House, and MPAA CEO and Chairman Chris Dodd would later concede the bills were dead, leading him to strike a more conciliatory tone toward tech interests in his public appearances. At a Sundance Film Festival panel ...
        (Deadline.com)
        1. MPAA's Michael O'Leary to Depart
        2. Michael O'Leary Exiting MPAA

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        A hand for Dad — Father's Day celebrated today
        2014-06-15
        Chris Olivera, 7, who played on benches at the Children's Center, said he was planning a surprise for his father, who works at Rent-A-Center. “He's funny, he loves me, and it's always really good to see him because he's always ... Sonora Smart Dodd ...
        (West Hawaii Today)

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