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Dingell On Opponents: 'Ignorance,' 'Inexperience' Unfit For Politics

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The Capitol Dome is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 28, 2011, as House Republicans pressed ahead with a vote on a newly modified plan to stave off an unprecedented government default next week. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The Capitol Dome is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 28, 2011, as House Republicans pressed ahead with a vote on a newly modified plan to stave off an unprecedented government default next week. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

If first-time candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives in the 12th District are hoping that distancing themselves from politics will help boost their campaigns, Congressman John Dingell is banking on exactly the opposite.

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