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John Dingell, Longest Serving Member Of Congress, Admitted To Hospital

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 12.13.2014 | Politics

Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.), the longest serving member of Congress at the age of 88, was admitted to George Washington University Hospital for observ...

John Dingell Hospitalized With Abdominal Pain, 'Doing Well'

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.) was hospitalized for abdominal pain Monday but is "doing well," according to NBC News and Detroit News' David Shepardson. ...

Happy Vacations, Healthy Skin

Michael Hodin | Posted 10.27.2014 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

The U.S. cannot afford to fall further behind in skin health. Aging demographics demand quick legislative action to improve our access to the best skin protectants available.

Debbie Dingell Wins Primary To Succeed Her Husband In Congress

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics

Debbie Dingell has won the Democratic primary to succeed her husband, Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.), the Associated Press reports. Dingell easily won...

Dem Rep To Undergo Surgery To Correct Source Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.) will undergo surgery Thursday to correct the source of an abnormal heart rhythm, the Detroit Free Press and the Detroit Ne...

A Congressman Ponders Retirement

Al Eisele | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics
Al Eisele

Rep. Collin Peterson Ponders Retirement Should I or shouldn't I? As Cherie Slayton, my chief of staff, tells reporters, I say I'm running again until...

Friday Talking Points -- Republicans' Foot-Shooting Party

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Even when Republicans weren't shooting at their own feet this week, it appears they were conducting a circular firing squad instead. The 2014 campaign, in other words, is off to a raucous start... and it's only February.

Debbie Dingell Launches Bid For House Seat

AP | Posted 02.28.2014 | Politics

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The wife of Michigan Congressman John Dingell is running for the House seat he has held for more than 58 years. Debbie Dinge...

The Dingell Dynasty

Craig Crawford | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics
Craig Crawford

Now we have ourselves a uniquely American dynasty right here in Congress. John Dingell is leaving the Michigan House seat where his genes, combined with his father's before him, have held this Congressional seat for 80 years!

Debbie Dingell Will Run For House Seat Being Vacated By Husband John Dingell

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

Debbie Dingell, chairwoman of the Wayne State University Board of Governors and wife of Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.), will run for her husband's seat i...

We Might Have Avoided The Financial Crisis If We'd Listened To John Dingell

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

In 1999, then-Sen. Phil Gramm (R-Texas) spearheaded the effort to repeal the 1933 Glass-Steagall Act, greatly contributing to the events that led to t...

Debbie Dingell May Run For Her Husband John Dingell's House Seat

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

Debbie Dingell, chairwoman of the Wayne State University Board of Governors and wife of Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.), is expected to run for her husban...

Congress Did Little Of Consequence In 2013, Except Argue

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it a steady diet of gridlock, with "Green Eggs and Ham" on the side. Congress did not pass White House-backed immigration or...

Pelosi, Others Serenade Longest-Serving Congress Member

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A Capitol ceremony honoring Rep. John Dingell for becoming Congress's longest-serving member in history featured the expected, such...

Friday Talking Points -- Rest In Peace, Fourth Amendment

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We gather here today to mourn the passing of the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution. Although weakened and battered in the past, it seems that it has finally succumbed and will be heard of no more.

Dem Rep To Become Congress' Longest Serving Member

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Fifty seven years ago, Rep. John Dingell, who this week becomes the longest serving member of Congress in history, nearly began his care...

House Dems To Unveil Gun Control Proposals

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats will unveil 15 proposals for curbing gun violence that resemble President Barack Obama's plan and will include a call fo...

Amanda Terkel

Big 3 Automakers Reportedly Worried About Michigan Right To Work

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.11.2012 | Detroit

WASHINGTON -- While one of Michigan's biggest industries remains silent in public on the debate over so-called right-to-work legislation, privately th...

John Dingell Calls Dem Opponents 'Ignorant' and Sets Off a Firestorm

Patricia Lesko | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics
Patricia Lesko

Dingell, who's running for re-election to the seat in Michigan's newly drawn 12th Congressional District, set off a firestorm when he was quoted as saying: "I never thought ignorance or inexperience was a qualification for running for office."

Veteran Dem Not Ready To Retire Just Yet

Dearborn, MI Patch | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics

If first-time candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives in the 12th District are hoping that distancing themselves from politics will help boos...

Erin Mershon

Fred Upton, GOP Committee Chairman, Pushes Obama To Disclose, But Defended Bush

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Mershon | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A House Republican chairman who once defended the Bush administration's non-disclosure is now blasting the White House for withholding i...

It's About Greening All Jobs, Not Green Jobs

Carl Pope | Posted 07.15.2012 | Green
Carl Pope

Americans are all in the environmental crisis together, they are all in the economic crisis together, and the two crises have a common solution -- making every job a green job.

Tom Hanks Makes Endorsement In Ohio Race

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) has captured an unusual trio of endorsements in the Democratic primary. Actor Tom Hanks, Republican former senator and pres...

Dem Rep.: 'I'd Probably Want To Go And Vomit' If Old Self Transported To Today

Roll Call | Jonathan Strong | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

"You're talking to a guy who is really sad but also who is really angry," Rep. John Dingell told Roll Call in a wide-ranging interview on the eve of t...

Beyond Occupation: Engaging Chicago's Political Youth

Dick Simpson | Posted 01.17.2012 | Chicago
Dick Simpson

With the Occupy Chicago movement so visible, understanding what young voters want is pressing. What are their issues and their agenda for change? And will they vote and determine the outcome of the 2012 elections?