2009.02.05: February 5, 2009: Headlines: Figures: COS - Fiji: Politics: Congress: Dodd: MSNBC: RPCV vs RPCV? The one Republican Dodd may fear the most is recently ousted moderate Republican Chris Shays. If Obama wants to do Dodd a favor, he'll find a job for Shays. Perhaps the Peace Corps?

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RPCV vs RPCV? The one Republican Dodd may fear the most is recently ousted moderate Republican Chris Shays. If Obama wants to do Dodd a favor, he'll find a job for Shays. Perhaps the Peace Corps?

RPCV vs RPCV? The one Republican Dodd may fear the most is recently ousted moderate Republican Chris Shays. If Obama wants to do Dodd a favor, he'll find a job for Shays. Perhaps the Peace Corps?

"While Connecticut is a fairly blue state, it will be interesting whether the Countrywide controversy or even Doddís own presidential bid could make him vulnerable next year. Remember, when the recession began, the chairman of the Senate Banking Committee wasnít in Washington or Connecticut -- but in Iowa. That's an easy 30-second TV ad to write." Congressman Chris Shays of Connecticut served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Fiji in the 1960's. Senator Chris Dodd served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Dominican Republic in the 1960's.

PCOL Comment: Paul Coverdell won his Georgia Senate Seat in 1992 after serving in Bush I's administration as Director of the Peace Corps from May 2, 1989 to September 4, 1991 during which time he traveled over 30 times to Georgia in less than one year saying he was "trying to increase the number of recruits from there"


RPCV vs RPCV? The one Republican Dodd may fear the most is recently ousted moderate Republican Chris Shays. If Obama wants to do Dodd a favor, he'll find a job for Shays. Perhaps the Peace Corps?

Dodd and 2010

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Dodd and 2010: Earlier this week, Democratic Sen. Chris Dodd announced that he was refinancing the controversial VIP mortgages he received from Countywide.

And given that Doddís up for re-election in 2010, the National Republican Senatorial Committee pounced on that news. While Connecticut is a fairly blue state, it will be interesting whether the Countrywide controversy or even Doddís own presidential bid could make him vulnerable next year. Remember, when the recession began, the chairman of the Senate Banking Committee wasnít in Washington or Connecticut -- but in Iowa. That's an easy 30-second TV ad to write. Republicans in Connecticut, of course, have not fielded a competitive candidate for federal statewide office since Lowell Weicker, and he's now (basically) a Democrat.

The one Republican Dodd may fear the most is recently ousted moderate Republican Chris Shays. If Obama wants to do Dodd a favor, he'll find a job for Shays. Perhaps the Peace Corps?




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