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Christopher Dodd

Christina Romer Gets it Wrong: "We Need Banks to Lend Like Crazy"

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

"Lending like crazy" is exactly what helped trigger the global financial crisis -- and reflating those trends would be a major mistake if that is what the Obama administration is pushing.

Sam Stein

Dodd: Treasury Officials Insisted On Weakening Bonus Provision

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Treasury Department demanded that Sen. Chris Dodd insert exemptions into the stimulus bill that allowed bailout recipients to receive bonuses, the...

Dodd Will Face Republican Challenger In 2010

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Connecticut Sen. Chris Dodd, the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee whose approval ratings have sharply fallen as the nation's economy sputters,...

Jason Linkins

Larry Kudlow Running For Senate Against Dodd?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Over at The Corner, Kathryn Jean Lopez is feeling "bullish" about the prospects of CNBC's Larry Kudlow becoming America's Next Top Media Professional ...

Chris Dodd: Nationalization "May Happen"

Bloomberg | Alison Vekshin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Feb. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd said it may be necessary to nationalize some banks for a short time as Citig...

What One Learns from Politicos Who Watch Movies...

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Steve Clemons

Lindsey Graham hosted a movie night a couple of years ago and his selection was Seven Days in May. Other hosts were Jane Harman and Susan Collins who picked Thelma and Louise.

Lieberman, Dodd In Danger Of Losing Reelection

New York Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Both of Connecticut's U.S. senators were greeted with ominous new poll numbers on Tuesday. The new Quinnipiac University survey showed Chris Dodd, a s...

Senate Banking Chairman: Confiscate Wall Street Bonuses

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) has vowed to use all legal means available to confiscate Wall Street bonuses paid out at the end of last year. Dodd, the ch...

Big Three Automakers to Give Every American a Free Car

Billy Kimball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Billy Kimball

The plan, dubbed the "Unprecedented Winter Sales Event" in internal company documents, was reportedly the brainchild of a marketing team at Chrysler, the most beleaguered of the Big Three.

Dodd: Obama Wouldn't Want Messy Fight Over Lieberman

Hartford Courant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd said Friday that President-elect Obama would not want one of his party's first major post-election issues to be a messy fig...

Jason Linkins

Dodd On Paulson Plan: "Not Just Our Economy At Risk...Our Constitution As Well"

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Christopher Dodd opened today's Senate Banking Committee hearing by offering deep concern over the bailout package proposal that's been put fo...

Not So Fast: Democrats Say Bailout Will Pass, But With A Few Changes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Sen. Christopher Dodd says it's just as important to act responsibly as it is to move hastily on legislation aimed at stabilizing the c...

Dodd Bailout Bill More Aggressive Than Treasury Plan, Forgoes "Blank Check"

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd is taking much more aggressive approach to the Treasury bailout plan, demanding foreclosure assistance, li...

Why "Radio Silence" Can be a Good Thing in VP Selection

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Be thankful for radio silence I guess when other candidates for VP like Daschle and Bayh are getting phone calls saying, "Sorry....but we look forward to working with you in many other ways in the coming years."

Chris Dodd: Obama's Vice President?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JULY 25: Meet The Democratic VP Prospect: Chris Dodd The Wall Street Journal profiles Dodd: Chris Dodd's three terms in the House and five terms in ...

Chris Dodd, Kent Conrad Tied To Countrywide Scandal

Conde Nast Portfolio | Daniel Golden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two U.S. senators, two former Cabinet members, and a former ambassador to the United Nations received loans from Countrywide Financial through a littl...

Obama VP Vetter Had Kind Words For Chris Dodd

Washington Post | Shailagh Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's highly unlikely that James A. Johnson, who is leading Sen. Barack Obama's vice presidential search, will say anything in public about various pro...

Fortune's 50 Most Powerful Women in Business: Filling the Coffers of Democratic Candidates

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

Fortune mag's 50 most powerful women in business have given overwhelmingly to Democratic candidates, with Clinton hauling in the most cash.

Dodd: First Lady Hillary Was Only "Witnessing Experience"

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton may tout her 35 years of experience as the principal reason to vote for her, but Chris Dodd says counting her eight years in the White...

Will Thomas

'08 Dems Pressure Reid Over Wiretap Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is under sharp new pressure to bring forward surveillance legislation that would block the Bush administratio...

Audience Jeers, Hoots And Boos Edwards And Obama's Clinton Attacks

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The audience hooted and jeered at both Edwards and Obama as attacks continued -- when Obama accused Clinton of sounding like Republican candidate Mitt...

Jason Linkins

The Spitzer Specter May Haunt More Than Clinton

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Another day removed from Tuesday night's debate, and Hillary Clinton is still the focus of fallout because of her response to the issue of New York Go...

How Media Gives (And Often Doesn't Give) To The Presidential Candidates

Huffington Media | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

By definition, journalists are expected to remain neutral when reporting the news -- but just in case writers "forget" their obligations from time to ...