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October 16, 2008: Christopher Dodd Caught In Countrywide Scandal

Portfolio magazine alleged a year ago that Sen. Chris Dodd and his wife, Jackie Clegg Dodd, benefited from improper VIP treatment when Countrywide gave them $781,000 in loans on homes in Washington and East Haddam. Dodd denies he received favorable treatment.ALEX WONG / GETTY IMAGES