After almost a year of searching, the MPAA is reported to be close to naming a new chairman to replace Dan Glickman. Although the MPAA have refused to comment on the news, former Democratic senator Chris Dodd is believed to be hot favorite for the position.
Dodd campaigned to run for president in 2008 so his plethora of government contacts will be extremely useful to the MPAA.
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