John Dingell

WASHINGTON | Late Rep. John Dingell hailed as ‘one of the greats’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime Rep. John Dingell was remembered Thursday as “one of the greats” as lawmakers and former colleagues hailed his record-breaking service in the House. Dingell, who died last week at 92, served 59 years in Congress, longer than anyone else in U.S. history. The Michigan Democrat was the longtime chairman of the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Late Rep. John Dingell hailed as ‘one of the greats’

DEARBORN, Mich | Public honors late John Dingell, longest-serving congressman

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Hundreds of John Dingell’s former constituents lined up Monday at a performing arts center in suburban Detroit to pay their respects to the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history, passing his flag-covered coffin and offering thanks and condolences to his family. Dingell’s casket was in a ballroom at the center … Continue reading DEARBORN, Mich | Public honors late John Dingell, longest-serving congressman

DETROIT | In or out of the House, John Dingell was at home on Twitter

DETROIT (AP) — Right up until the end, John Dingell wouldn’t go down without a fight — or a tweet. The longest-serving member of Congress in American history, who died on Thursday at age 92, boasted more than 250,000 followers on the account he started in 2010. After his wife, current Rep. Debbie Dingell, tweeted … Continue reading DETROIT | In or out of the House, John Dingell was at home on Twitter

DETROIT | AP Source: Former US Rep. John Dingell in hospice care

DETROIT (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says former U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest serving member of Congress in American history, is receiving hospice care. The person was not authorized to speak publicly but told The Associated Press on Wednesday about the 92-year-old Dingell’s condition. Dingell’s wife, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, successfully … Continue reading DETROIT | AP Source: Former US Rep. John Dingell in hospice care