John Dingell

WASHINGTON — Think of your biggest move ever and how many boxes it took: What, 20? Thirty? More? How about 550? The University of Michigan's Bentley Historical Library had a celebration this afternoon welcoming the voluminous papers and other materials compiled by former U.S. Rep. John Dingell during a record-setting 59 years in Congress, a collection that would fill more than 550 ten-inch-by-12-inch-by-15-inch bankers boxes. (Detroit Free Press)

U.S Representative John Dingell from Dearborn has been in the hospital since Friday due to a broken hip. Dingell’s wife told the Detroit News that the congressman will be doing rehabilitation therapy for another two to three weeks.

88-year-old U.S Representative John Dingell from Dearborn was admitted to the hospital for observation. His office did not give a reason for Dingell’s admittance but said he is “resting comfortably.”

The longest-serving member of Congress has about six weeks left in office