Sen. Chris Dodd Announces Retirement From Senate, Will Finish Term

Veteran Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn., today announced that he will not seek another term and will retire from his long career in the United States Senate. "In the long sweep of American history there are moments for each elected public official to step aside and let someone else step up. This is my moment to step aside," Dodd said at a press conference outside his Connecticut home today. Dodd faced a 40 percent job approval and his chance at re-election was written off by many Democrats. He was...Full Story
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