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Christopher Dodd

Christopher John Dodd is an American lobbyist, lawyer, and Democratic Party politician who served as a United States senator from Connecticut from 1981 to 2011. Dodd is the longest-serving senator in Connecticut's history. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1975 to 1981.

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For three decades, Democrats and Republicans worked together to make our environment better.
Our children are our greatest resource and Head Start grants help them reach their full potential.
Our nation's children are our greatest asset and our most precious treasure. — © Christopher Dodd
Our nation's children are our greatest asset and our most precious treasure.
Entrenched bureaucracies are always opposed to fundamental changes.
By strengthening the economy, providing job opportunity and meeting the needs of working families, we can ensure the continued prosperity of our nation.
As a world leader, America must be prepared to confront any challenge.
Working families need to know that we will work to protect their health needs, promote the development of safe, effective medicines, and guarantee patient rights.
As the temperature drops, the need for heating oil goes up.
We owe it to each other - and to our children and grandchildren - to leave our planet in a better state than when we found it.
The world changed on September 11, 2001.
I intend to fight to ensure that Connecticut workers have a level playing field when competing for jobs.
It's vital that we help them get the right start, nurture their development and provide for their well-being.
Our military should spare no expense to ensure the safety of our troops, particularly as they confront a hostile insurgency and roadside bombs throughout Iraq. — © Christopher Dodd
Our military should spare no expense to ensure the safety of our troops, particularly as they confront a hostile insurgency and roadside bombs throughout Iraq.
Every American deserves to live in freedom, to have his or her privacy respected and a chance to go as far as their ability and effort will take them - regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or economic circumstances.
I don't care what the public wants, I'm going to give it what it needs!
It's easy for Americans to forget that the food they eat doesn't magically appear on a supermarket shelf.
Firefighters are indispensable foot soldiers here at home.
Connecticut's first responders and defense workers work every day to help us achieve these goals.
Low-income taxpayers deserve the same rights as everyone else. It was wrong of the IRS to target low-income taxpayers, and I am please by the decision to correct this unfair practice.
When the public's right to know is threatened, and when the rights of free speech and free press are at risk, all of the other liberties we hold dear are endangered.
Pell Grants are, and have been, critically important tools in making higher education a possibility for lower- and middle-income students.
We learned that economic growth and environmental protection can and should go hand in hand.
Our seniors have worked long and hard to better the economy, raise families and serve their communities. They deserve to live independent and active lives in their golden years.
America's highways, roads, bridges, are an indispensable part of our lives. They link one end of our nation to the other. We use them each and every day, for every conceivable purpose.
I take great pride in the fact that I have lived in a Spanish-speaking country.
American workers are first rate.
All Americans should have access to quality, affordable health care.
It's time to renew our commitment to the world around us.
Military solution in Iraq has been disproven and discredited.
A so-called 'blackout' is yet another gimmick, albeit a dangerous one, designed to punish elected and administration officials who are working diligently to protect American jobs from foreign criminals.
If you have got high-ranking officials reaching down five levels in the bureaucracy to drag an analyst up to their office to berate them and threaten their jobs because they don't like the conclusions about an intelligence matter, that, in my view, is dangerous.
Over my 24 years in the Senate, Jim, I've never voted against anyone because of their substantive views.
I don't have a right to pick the president's cabinet on substance. — © Christopher Dodd
I don't have a right to pick the president's cabinet on substance.
When the Chinese told Google that they had to block sites or they couldn't do [business] in their country, they managed to figure out how to block sites.
Those who count on quote 'Hollywood' for support need to understand that this industry is watching very carefully who's going to stand up for them when their job is at stake. Don't ask me to write a check for you when you think your job is at risk and then don't pay any attention to me when my job is at stake.
There is no question that Iraq possesses biological and chemical weapons and that he [Saddam Hussein] seeks to acquire additional weapons of mass destruction, including nuclear weapons. That is not in debate. I also agree with President Bush that Saddam Hussein is a threat to peace and must be disarmed, to quote President Bush directly.
When the public's right to know is threatened, all other public rights are threatened.
I am an advocate... of public financing for years. That is the one way to get money out of politics. I believe that would be what we ought to be doing.
Secrecy can spring from the best motives; but as it grows it begins to exist only for itself, only for its own sake, only to cover its own abuses.
There was plenty of evidence that Saddam had nuclear weapons, by the way. That is not in dispute. There is plenty of evidence of that.
Eight more days and I can start telling the truth again
Some of the lowest-paid workers in this nation are people that we ask to watch the next generation of Americans. We do a better job insisting that your pets are cared for in this country than your children are, and there ought to be a sense of outrage about that.
Our strength and our security depends obviously on having a strong military, having a strong economy, and also on our ability to have willing allies and nations join us in common global efforts, the principal one today being terrorism.
I do not think it is an exaggeration at all to say to my friend from West Virginia [Sen. Robert C. Byrd, a former Ku Klux Klan recruiter] that he would have been a great senator at any moment. . . . He would have been right during the great conflict of civil war in this nation.
Don't ask me to write a check for you when you think your job is at risk and then don't pay any attention to me when my job is at stake. — © Christopher Dodd
Don't ask me to write a check for you when you think your job is at risk and then don't pay any attention to me when my job is at stake.
We need willingness to consider different mission in Iraq.
I will only vote to confirm a nominee for attorney general who is truly independent and who will guarantee reforms that restore and uphold the Constitution.
It cannot bring back and make whole those who suffered and died by a racist's criminal hand. But it can at least reaffirm our nation's commitment to seek the truth and make equal justice a reality.
I have supported nominees for cabinet-level positions in the Reagan, Bush I, and Bush II administrations with people who I have tremendous disagreements with on substantive matters, and I've always supported them.
The war against terrorism will not be finished as long as he [Saddam Hussein] is in power.
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