Dingell Becomes Longest-Serving House Member

Dwight Eisenhower was in the White House back when Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., was sworn in for his first House term by Speaker Sam Rayburn -- under a flag adorned with 48 stars. Today, more than 53 years since he took over the seat after the death of his father, Dingell becomes the longest-serving House member in the nation's history. And if day 19,420 as a House member is like those that preceded it, it will be a long day at the office for "Big John." "Same as any other day -- I'm going to...Full Story
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