Kerry: Dodd ‘One Hell Of A Senator’ | Talking Points Memo

Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) issued a statement today in response to Sen. Chris Dodd’s (D-CT) announcement that he will not seek reelection in 2010. Read the full text after the jump: “Too often in politics, words get thrown around like ‘good friend’ or ‘remarkable colleague.’ For those of us who have shared in Chris’s laughter and stories, debated him, admired his progressive principles and moral core, or witnessed up-close his rare legislative skill learned from giants like his father and legends like Ted Kennedy, we know the full measure of those words when we talk about Chris Dodd, and we know this loss for the Senate will be felt a long time.

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