Rep. Dingell Running for Another Term

By MichaelJames

Feb 20, 2010 9:30am

ABC News’ Rick Klein reports: Retirements may be in vogue these days in Congress. But for the longest-serving member of the House in American history, that’s not happening.

Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., is announcing this morning that he’s running for a record 29th term in the House. His announcement is coming at 9:30 a.m. ET in Ann Arbor, Mich., and will stream live on his campaign Web site.

The 83-year-old dean of the House of Representatives has held office since 1955, when he was elected to fill the out the term of his father, who died in office.

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