03/14/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Lieberman, Dodd In Danger Of Losing Reelection

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 senator's son who first won election to the upper chamber in 1980, scoring his lowest ever marks and Joe Lieberman trailing by a whopping 28 points in a re-election trial heat.

But while Dodd must face the voters two years before Lieberman (whose seat isn't up until 2012), it's the Democrat-turned-independent who probably has more to worry about, and to mull over.

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