Connecticut: Ex-Rep. Simmons Confirms ’10 Bid to Oust Sen. Dodd
Simmons, who was widely expected to join the Senate race, confirmed his candidacy in an e-mail to the Associated Press (AP) on Sunday.
According to the Hartford Courant, Simmons made the decision following a discussion “with his family, close friends and minister after attending church.”
“The family had a long meeting today and was unanimous that I run. So, I’m running,” Simmons wrote in his e-mail to AP.