Dodd, who is the senior Senator from Connecticut, has been in the Senate since 1981. He went to the Senate after three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. He is a graduate of Providence College and the University of Louisville School of Law. His father, Thomas Dodd, served two terms in the United States Senate from 1959 to 1971.
This sure makes things more interesting in the run-up to the early caucuses and primaries – not too many months from now.