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Rep. Dave Camp to retire

Rep. Dave Camp to retire

WASHINGTON, March 31 (UPI) -- Rep. Dave Camp, the chair of the powerful Ways and Means Committee, announced Monday he would not seek reelection.
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Rep. Dingell 'resting comfortably' after undergoing medical procedure

Rep. Dingell 'resting comfortably' after undergoing medical procedure

DETROIT, March 13 (UPI) -- Retiring Rep John Dingell, D-Mich., was recuperating in a Detroit hospital Thursday after undergoing a procedure to correct a heart problem, his office said.
Dingell undergoes minor heart procedure

Dingell undergoes minor heart procedure

March 13 (UPI) -- Retiring Congressman John Dingell will undergo a "minimally invasive" heart procedure at a Detroit hospital Thursday.
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Debbie Dingell launches campaign for husband's congressional seat

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Debbie Dingell kicked off her campaign for her husband's Michigan congressional seat Friday, telling a crowd in Dearborn she knows "just how big" his shoes are.

Conyers to run for Congress again

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., the second longest-serving member of Congress, will run for another term in 2014, he said.

Report: Debbie Dingell plans to seek John Dingell's House seat

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Debbie Dingell plans to run for the seat being vacated by her husband, U.S. Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich, political strategists told the Washington Post Tuesday.

Rep. John Dingell, 'dean of the House,' to retire at end of term

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., the longest-serving member in congressional history, announced Monday he would not seek a 30th term in Congress.
Longest-serving member of Congress, John Dingell, announces retirement

Longest-serving member of Congress, John Dingell, announces retirement

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- After serving nearly 60 years in Congress, Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.) has announced he is not running for reelection at the end of this term.
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Panel tells Sebelius to bring 'real numbers' on enrollees next time

Panel tells Sebelius to bring 'real numbers' on enrollees next time

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Health and Human Services head Kathleen Sebelius was told to bring health coverage data when she returns before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce panel.
House bill would block IRS from enforcing 'Obamacare'

House bill would block IRS from enforcing 'Obamacare'

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill on a party-line vote Friday to block the Internal Revenue Service from enforcing the Affordable Care Act.

Congress toasts longest-serving member

WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- Government officials said they honored Rep. John Dingell, the nation's longest-serving member of Congress, during a ceremony in Washington
Obama schedule for Thursday, June 13

Obama schedule for Thursday, June 13

WASHINGTON, June 13 (UPI) -- President Obama speaks at the LGBT Pride Month celebration at the White House Thursday, the daily schedule indicated.
Michigan's Dingell to become longest-serving U.S. Congress member

Michigan's Dingell to become longest-serving U.S. Congress member

WASHINGTON, June 2 (UPI) -- Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., is set to become the U.S. Congress' longest-serving member on Friday, records show.

Commentary: Close but no SIGAR -- yet

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Inspector Sopko is slowly but surely unraveling the biggest scandal of the decade -- U.S. aid to Afghanistan.
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John David Dingell, Jr. (born July 8, 1926) is the U.S. Representative for Michigan's 15th congressional district, serving since 1955 (his district was first in western Detroit but has successively moved further into that city's western suburbs). He is a member of the Democratic Party. His district includes most of Detroit's western suburbs such as the western portion of Dearborn, Romulus, Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti area and all of the Monroe/Dundee area.

He is currently the Dean of the U.S. House of Representatives. He is also the longest-currently-serving member of Congress, the longest to serve exclusively in the House ever, and the third longest-serving member of Congress ever.

Dingell was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and is of Polish and Scots-Irish descent. His father's original surname had been Dzieglewicz, meaning, roughly, 'blacksmith.' John D. Dingell, Sr. changed his name for his campaign for office with the slogan 'Ring (in) with Dingell.' Dingell's mother was Grace Bigler Dingell.

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