Here. It’ll be satisfying to see him go, but it helps the Dems’ chances of holding the seat, as Cillizza points out:
Without Dodd as a foil, Republicans chances of taking over a seat in this solidly blue state are considerably diminished. Former Rep. Rob Simmons and wealthy businesswoman Linda McMahon are battling it out for the Republican nod but either would start as an underdog in a general election matchup with Blumenthal.