Dodd may snub lobbyists, but not their cash

Sen. Dodd, D-Conn., boasts about angering lobbyists but cashes in with their campaign checks.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing the toughest re-election fight of his nearly 30 years in the Senate, Sen. Christopher Dodd boasts about snubbing lobbyists.

Yet even as he touts his independence, the embattled Connecticut Democrat is still cashing lobbyist campaign checks and rubbing shoulders with them at fundraisers and party gatherings.
Dodd, perhaps the most vulnerable Senate Democrat in 2010, has driven home his message in fundraising pitches and campaign videos.

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