“I can’t say it any clearer: I will be helping Chris Dodd because he deserves the help,” Obama told the Boston Globe. “He just has an extraordinary record of accomplishment, and I think the people of Connecticut will come to recognize that.”
Dodd, facing the lowest public approval ratings of his long political career, already faces Republican opposition in the 2010 election: Former U.S. Rep. Rob Simmons and state Sen. Sam S.F. Caligiuri recently announced their intentions to run for the seat.
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