Dodd told reporters Monday that the mortgages for his homes in and Conn., will be refinanced with a different company.
Dodd has acknowledged receiving mortgages in 2003 through a VIP program at Countrywide, which was sold to Bank of America Corp. earlier this year and has been the focus of allegations that it gave favorable loan terms to lawmakers.
Connecticut's senior senator, Chris Dodd (D), is seen as being politically vulnerable right now and it looks like the Republicans are lining up for the opportunity to give him a run.
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The Wall Street Journal had a field day with our candidate and his incumbent opponent today.
Dodd, in his position as the Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, demanded on Tuesday that federal regulators dig into Bernard Madoff’s crime and “that the Treasury department figure(s) out some way to get the money back.” In an opinion piece entitled Dodd of Indignation, the author points out the obvious irony, since Senator Dodd is refusing to release documents of his own that have been requested by federal regulators. Included in the article is a list of “Dodd Bedfellows”:
Also, in an by Scott Patterson, Joanna Slater and Craig Karmin, discussing the rough investment year for EuroPacific Capital. But with due respect, they point out that Schiff’s long term outlook on the US economy may have merit. In the article, Schiff for Senate 2010 gets a shout:
Now, although Dodd may be supporting his latest effort with good intentions, he is ready to bring monumental change to our health industry with the same type of government intervention and subsidization that brought down the housing market. Let's join him on his tour and let him know that our health cannot be put in jeopardy!
From Chris Dodd's updates:
WHERE: Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Westside Campus Center Ballroom, Located on the 2nd Floor of the Campus Center
WHEN: 2:30 pm, Saturday, February 7, 2009
The focus of this event will be on creating a preventative health care system. As we work to make quality, affordable health care accessible to all in this country, one of our goals must be to keep people healthy instead of only treating them once they’ve become sick. I hope you can make it.
Tom Scott exposes Senator Chris Dodd on air and accuses him of mortgage fraud at the cost of his job while Senator Dodd refuses to address the allegations.