Dodd names campaign national co-chairmen

White House hopeful Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) announced Thursday that two members of Congress and a former senator would serve as national co-chairmen of his presidential campaign.

Reps. Xavier BecerraXavier BecerraTrump's use of Pentagon funds for US-Mexico border wall illegal, court rules LA coroner walks back suicide ruling in hanging death of Robert Fuller amid backlash Supreme Court denies petition to hear 'sanctuary' case MORE (D-Calif.) and Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) and former Sen. Jim Sasser (D-Tenn.) will join Sanford Cloud, former president of the National Conference for Community and Justice, in leading Dodd’s effort.

Dodd said he asked those selected to join him because of his campaign’s commitment to diversity.

“I’m a proud and enthusiastic soldier for Chris Dodd for President,” Becerra said during a conference call with reporters.