Dingell, who died last week at 92, served 59 years in Congress, longer than anyone else in U.S. history.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, Vice President Pence criticized European allies for staying in the Iran nuclear deal, saying they were intending to break U.S. sanctions against Iran. His remarks came at a conference discussing peace and stability in the…
In our news wrap Tuesday, the Senate approved a sweeping public lands bill by a huge majority, 92 to 8. The measure would add a million acres of protected wilderness, expand several national parks and create four new national monuments.
Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., passed away Thursday at the age of 92. He was the longest-tenured member of Congress, serving for nearly 60 years before retiring in 2015. The son of a 12-term congressman, Dingell was known as a dealmaker…
By Associated Press
Dingell of Michigan was the longest-serving member of Congress in American history, who mastered legislative deal-making and was fiercely protective of Detroit's auto industry.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
The list also includes Native American activist Suzan Harjo, actress Marlo Thomas, economist Robert Solow, golfer Charles Sifford, former Rep. Abner Mikva of Illinois and physicist Mildred Dresselhaus.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
A personal familiar with his plans says Rep. John Dingell of Michigan, the longest-serving congressman in U.S. history, will announce his retirement on Monday.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday unveiled a massive health care reform bill that would expand health insurance coverage to 36 million Americans at a cost of $894 billion over 10 years.
Legislators across the nation opened their August recesses with town halls on health care reform. Rather than a warm welcome home, however, most were met with constituents angry with the range of legislative proposals under consideration in Washington. Betty Ann…
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