Dodd Released From Hospital

Posted August 15, 2009 at 2:44pm

Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) was released from the hospital Saturday after undergoing surgery to treat the early stages of prostate cancer earlier this week.“Senator Dodd was released from the hospital earlier today and is at home in East Haddam with his family,— spokesman Bryan DeAngelis said in a statement. “He is recovering well from Tuesday’s surgery and looks forward to getting back to work later this month on behalf of the people of Connecticut.—Dodd, 65, was treated at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. The Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs chairman, who faces a tough re-election battle next year, has maintained that his ailment will not keep him from running for another term.