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Dodd Retiring Too

January 5, 2010 - by Donny Shaw

Just hours after Sen. Byron Dorgan [D, ND] announced on Tuesday that he would be retiring from the Senate, news broke that eighth-term Democratic Senator Chris Dodd [CT] would be announcing his retirement as well.

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Musical Committee Chairs

September 9, 2009 - by Paul Blumenthal

Sen. Chris Dodd has decided to remain as chairman of the Senate Banking Committee rather than take over control of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee chairmanship left vacant by the late Sen. Ted Kennedy.

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Finance Regulatory Bill to Move in Fall

September 1, 2009 - by Paul Blumenthal

The television and Internet are plastered with health care coverage, but there are other issues bound to move through Congress this fall. One issue that appears to be moving soon is a package of new financial regulations, which include the Consumer Financial Protection Agency Act of 2009 (H.R. 3126). House Financial Services Committee Chair Barney Frank has tentatively scheduled a vote in committee for the CFPA Act on September 23.

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