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Favorable or Unfavorable #242: Thomas Dodd


Favorable or Unfavorable #242: Thomas Dodd  

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Thomas Dodd (CT-D) is a rare 20th Century US Sen to get censured. He was the father of Chris Dodd. 

His actions:

Dodd, Thomas 1964 Considered for VP by LBJ
Dodd, Thomas 1965 Tries to get MLK arrested for opposing the Vietnam War
Dodd, Thomas 1967 Censured by the US Sen for converting campaign funds into personal funds
Dodd, Thomas 1968 Introduces the Gun Control Act of 1968
Dodd, Thomas 1970 b/c of 1967 censure and alleged alcoholism, defeated in Dem primary for his seat, then comes in 3rd as Ind nominee
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