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January 06, 2010

Black Tuesday for Dems: Dorgan, Ritter...Dodd?

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Breaking:

Embattled Connecticut Sen. Chris Dodd (D) has scheduled a press conference at his home in Connecticut Wednesday at which he is expected to announce he will not seek re-election, according to sources familiar with his plans.

Dodd's retirement comes after months of speculation about his political future, and amid faltering polling numbers and a growing sense among the Democratic establishment that he could not win a sixth term. It also comes less than 24 hours after Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) announced he would not seek re-election.

I'm sure they're all just retiring because they want to spend more time with their families.

Yeah, that's it.


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