Investigations: Private Lives

In his career as an FBI agent, a war crimes prosecutor and, currently, a U.S. Senator, Thomas Dodd has ridden out countless investigations on the tallyho end of the chase. Last week the Connecticut Democrat was cast in the quar ry's role, his political future staked on the outcome, as the Senate Select Committee on Standards and Conduct delved deeply and publicly into his affairs.

"Serious Wrongdoing." Dodd's chief accuser was not an ethics-committee member or political enemy but a former aide of twelve years' standing, James P. Boyd Jr., 37, who said he found it "painful" to turn on...

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