JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Rep. Don Young was feted by colleagues for becoming the longest-serving Republican in House history.
Young, who was re-elected in November, marked 46 years in the...
Late Rep. John Dingell celebrated as ‘a world-class doer’
WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime Rep. John Dingell was remembered Thursday as "one of the greats" and "a world-class doer" as lawmakers, longtime colleagues and a former president hailed his record-breaking service in the House.
Rep. John Dingell hailed as ‘one of the greats’
Biden: Longtime Rep. John Dingell treated all with ‘dignity’
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Longtime Rep. John Dingell knew that jobs were about more than collecting a paycheck, and that health care meant more than just good health. Both were about dignity, former Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday while eulogizing the longest serving member of Congress in U.S. history.
The Latest: Dingell’s casket pauses at US Capitol building
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The Latest on funeral and memorial services for former U.S. Rep. John Dingell (all times local):
Members of Congress paid their respects to former colleague John Dingell as the motorcade carrying his casket paused at the U.S. Capitol.
A few dozen lawmakers, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate leaders, put down their umbrellas in the chilly mist as the motorcade approached on Tuesday afternoon. They put hands over their hearts when it stopped.
Rep. Dingell’s casket passes the U.S. Capitol
Biden: Dingell treated everyone with ‘dignity’
Mourners brave ice, rain to say goodbye to Dingell
Public honors late John Dingell, longest-serving congressman
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Hundreds of John Dingell's former constituents lined up Monday at a performing arts center in suburban Detroit to pay their respects to the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history, passing his flag-covered coffin and offering thanks and condolences to his family.
John Dingell’s family greets stream of mourners
The Latest: Dingell’s family greets dozens of mourners
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the public visitation for former Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress, who died last week in Michigan (all times local):
Dozens of people are lined up to honor the late John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress, whose flag-covered casket is at a performing arts center in suburban Detroit.
Public visitation to be held for longtime Rep. John Dingell
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — A public visitation will be held in Michigan to honor John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in history, who died last week at age 92.
The visitation will be Monday at Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in his hometown of Dearborn, a Detroit suburb. A funeral will be held Tuesday at a local church.
Indiana governor lowers flags to honor John Dingell
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb says flags flown across the state should be at half-staff until sunset Saturday in honor of the late John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress.
Dingell died Thursday in suburban Detroit at age 92. The Michigan Democrat served 59 years as a member of the U.S. House.
The seat is now held by his wife, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell.
Dingell recalled as legislative giant, good friend
Dingell’s farewell message to America includes dig at Trump
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — On the day of his death, longtime Rep. John Dingell dictated a farewell message to America and used some of his final words to criticize President Donald Trump.
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The Latest: John Dingell criticizes Trump in opinion article
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the death of former Rep. John Dingell (all times local):
John Dingell criticized President Donald Trump on the day the long-serving Michigan congressman died, dictating comments to his wife and congressional successor Debbie Dingell.
In or out of the House, John Dingell was at home on Twitter
DETROIT (AP) — Right up until the end, John Dingell wouldn't go down without a fight — or a tweet.
Former Rep. Dingell, US’s longest-serving lawmaker, dies
DETROIT (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history and a master of legislative deal-making who was fiercely protective of Detroit's auto industry, has died. The Michigan Democrat was 92.
Dingell, who served in the U.S. House for 59 years before retiring in 2014, died Thursday at his home in Dearborn, said his wife, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell.
John Dingell, longest serving member of Congress, dies at 92
DETROIT (AP) — Dubbed "Big John" for his imposing 6-foot-3 frame and sometimes intimidating manner, former Rep. John Dingell bolstered that reputation with the head of a 500-pound wild boar that greeted visitors to his Washington office. The story behind it also helped: The Michigan Democrat is said to have felled the animal with a pistol as it charged him during a hunting trip in Soviet Georgia.
Key events in the career of US Rep. John Dingell
DETROIT (AP) — Some key dates in the life and career of U.S. Rep. John Dingell, who died Thursday at age 92. The Michigan Democrat was the longest serving member of Congress in U.S. history.
— July 8, 1926: John David Dingell Jr. is born in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
— Nov. 8, 1932: John Dingell Sr. is elected to Congress as a "New Deal" Democrat.
Dignitaries praise former Congressman John Dingell
DETROIT (AP) — Reaction to the death of former U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest serving member of Congress in U.S. history, who died Thursday at age 92:
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Ex-Rep. Dingell, longest-serving lawmaker, dies
AP Source: Former Michigan Rep. John Dingell in hospice care
DETROIT (AP) — Former Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history, is receiving hospice care, a person familiar with the situation said Wednesday.
The person was not authorized to speak publicly but told The Associated Press about the 92-year-old Dingell's condition.
The Latest: Dingell: ‘You’re not done with me just yet’
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on former U.S. Rep. John Dingell receiving hospice care (all times local):
Former Rep. John Dingell has tweeted "you're not done with me just yet" after a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history is receiving hospice care.
Source: Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell is ailing
Ex-Rep. Dingell is out of the hospital after heart attack
DETROIT (AP) — Former longtime Rep. John Dingell is out of a Detroit-area hospital eight days after suffering a heart attack.
The 92-year-old former congressman was released Tuesday. His wife, Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell, said he had been released in a statement that also confirmed he had suffered a mild heart attack on Sept. 17. She said wins over the weekend by both the University of Michigan football team and the Detroit Lions "greatly contributed to his healing."
Ex-Rep. Dingell suggests he may leave hospital Tuesday
DETROIT (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell has suggested to his followers on Twitter that he may be released from a Detroit-area hospital Tuesday after suffering a heart attack.
The 92-year-old Dingell posted an update Monday saying , "The only internet rumor I care about right now is the breaking news that I could be released from the hospital as early as tomorrow."
Ex-Rep. Dingell: ‘Not done with me yet’ after heart attack
DETROIT (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell is recovering from a heart attack and telling the public, "You're not done with me yet."
The 92-year-old Dingell is the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history. He was at a hospital Tuesday, a day after a heart attack in suburban Detroit.
Dingell jokingly tweeted that "rumors of my demise may have only been slightly exaggerated." He thanked people for their thoughts and prayers.
Ex-US Rep. John Dingell, 92, in hospital after heart attack
DETROIT (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of the House or Senate in U.S. history, is in a Detroit-area hospital after a heart attack.
U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell says her husband is "alert and in good spirits, cracking jokes as usual." She says the 92-year-old had a heart attack early Monday.
Washington — U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell is pushing legislation that would reverse a decades-old prohibition backed by her legendary husband that keeps the federal government from forcing defective guns off the market.
Dingell, a Dearborn Democrat in her second term, wants to give the Consumer Safety Product Commission the power to warn the public about defective firearms and ammunition and issue recalls if necessary.
Dingell makes Final Four bet with Illinois lawmaker
Washington — U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell has wagered with an Illinois colleague that the University of Michigan will win in Saturday's Final Four contest against Loyola-Chicago.
If No. 3 seed Michigan wins, Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Illinois, will have to wear a Michigan jersey for a day. Schakowsky's district includes Loyola-Chicago.
If No. 11 seed Loyola wins, the Dearborn Democrat will have to wear Ramblers gear, her office said Friday. Dingell's district includes Ann Arbor.
Washington — Former Rep. John Dingell was released from George Washington University Hospital on Wednesday after a two-week stay, his wife, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, said.
John Dingell, 91, was hospitalized Dec. 20 with what doctors thought was strained quadriceps after a fall. He had been receiving physical therapy at the Washington, D.C., hospital in recent weeks.
Debbie Dingell said on Facebook he could return home with her to Michigan as soon as next week.
John Dingell ‘hanging out’ at hospital after spill
Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell "took a fall" and has been hospitalized, he tweeted Tuesday night.
"If you're lucky enough to make it to 91 years old, pay attention to where you're walking. Took a fall and ended up hanging out here at @GWHospital with a bum leg," he wrote.
"Feeling good though. Particularly glad I'm not a horse."
His wife, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, posted on her Facebook page Tuesday that her husband was "fine.....charming the pants off anyone that will listen with his stories.
Michigan lawmakers fight loss of clout in Congress
Washington — Michigan's influence in Congress will be further eroded with the loss of longtime Democratic lawmakers, though junior members of the state's delegation are working to gain clout.
Royal Oak Rep. Sander Levin, 86, said Saturday he won't run for re-election next year after 36 years in the U.S. House, where he is a senior Democrat on the tax-writing Ways & Means Committee.
Born: May 16, 1929, in Highland Park as the son of a Detroit labor leader
1947: Graduated from Northwestern High School in Detroit
1948-50: Michigan National Guard
1950-54: United States Army
1954-57: U.S. Army Reserve
1957: Received bachelor's of arts degree from Wayne State University
1958: Received law degree from Wayne State Law School
1958-61: Aide to Michigan U.S. Rep. John Dingell
1959-64: General counsel for three labor locals in Detroit
Washington — U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell on Friday recalled an incident decades ago when a "historical figure" groped her at a dinner event, and instances when a senator made unwanted advances toward her.
Dingell, who did not name the individuals, said it was during her first year of marriage to Rep. John Dingell – whom she married in 1981 and later succeeded in Congress – that the historical figure's "hand kept going up the leg, I took it off."
Wildlife refuge visitor center to bear John Dingell’s name
GROSSE ILE, Mich. (AP) — A new visitor center at the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge is being named in honor of former U.S. Rep. John Dingell.
The announcement was made Saturday by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service during a ceremony at the under-construction center.
The Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge includes nearly 6,000 acres along 48 miles of the lower Detroit River and western Lake Erie. Its office is in Grosse Ile.