A Congressional report finds the former Countrywide Financial Corp., whose subprime loans helped start the nation’s foreclosure crisis, made hundreds of discount loans to buy influence with members of Congress, including former Connecticut Senator Chris Dodd, as well as congressional staff, top government officials and executives of troubled mortgage giant Fannie Mae.
Four House lawmakers received VIP discounted loans from the former Countrywide Financial Corp., the lender whose subprime mortgages was largely responsible for the nation’s foreclosure crisis, according to congressional investigators.
Former Connecticut Senator Christopher Dodd has delivered his first public address as MPAA boss.
Former Connecticut Senator Chris Dodd is taking over as head of the Motion Picture Association of America.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The U.S. Senate Ethics Committee has dismissed a complaint alleging that Sen. Christopher Dodd obtained a cottage in Ireland at a low price as an improper gift from a businessman. The […]
By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ There were cheers and tears from the crowd when Connecticut’s senior U.S. senator stepped before the lectern to say goodbye with just weeks left in […]
By ANDREW MIGA, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) _ Retiring Sen. Chris Dodd says it would be a shame if the most people remember from his time in Washington is that he restored the family name […]
By ANDREW MIGA, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) _ Retiring Sen. Chris Dodd thanked his colleagues, supporters and friends as he delivered his final speech on the Senate floor Tuesday, saying he will miss both the […]
By PAT EATON-ROBB. Associated Press Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The state Supreme Court has ruled that Connecticut’s constitutional requirements to run for statewide office do not trump legislation mandating that the attorney […]
A Plainfield man was killed and his passenger injured in a single-vehicle accident on Route 201 in Griswold Thursday. State police say the Ford Explorer driven by 36-year-old Brian Lemieux went off the road in […]