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Dingell now longest-serving member of Congress in history

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Congressman John Dingell
Congressman John Dingell

WASHINGTON (WKZO) -- The longest serving member of Congress in American history is now Representative John Dingell.

The Dearborn Democrat passed the late Senator Robert Byrd on Friday and has been in office since December 13, 1955.  The 86-year-old Dingell has served for 57 and a half years on Capitol Hill and has no plans to retire.

Dingell has served in Congress during the terms of eleven Presidents dating back to Dwight Eisenhower.

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