January 2, 2007: Dodd well-positioned for White House bid (AP)

  • A campaign spokeswoman for Dodd, whose state is home to big insurance companies, said he would be the same independent voice on the banking panel he’s always been. The senator will follow the letter of the law on fundraising, and conduct himself as “a thoughtful and independent chairman who listens to all sides of an issue and enacts public policy that is in the best interest of the American people,” spokeswoman Beneva Schulte said.