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Senator Christopher Dodd of Connecticut.
Senator Dodd served as a U.S. Representative from Connecticut from 1975 until 1981, when he became a U.S. Senator. He served as general chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1995 to 1997. He is now the state's senior Senator. He currently serves as Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee.

On 11 January 2007, Dodd announced his candidacy for the office of President of the United States on the Imus in the Morning show. On 19 January 2007, Dodd made a formal announcement with supporters at the Old State House in Hartford.