Longest Serving Member of U.S. House, Michigan Democrat John Dingell Won't Seek Re-election

9:08 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Longest Serving Member of U.S. House, Michigan Democrat John Dingell Won't Seek Re-election

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Dingell first came to Congress after he won a special election in 1955. This is his 29th full term in the U.S. House
John Dingell, longest serving U.S. representative, to retire The Dearborn Democrat who replaced his father in the House some 58 years ago and became one of the most powerful members of Congress ever, will step down after this year, capping a career unmatched.