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12 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune
When U.S. Rep. John Dingell announced his retirement from Congress last month, the Michigan Democrat was characteristically blunt about why he's stepping down after 58 years in office.
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16 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
Bill Ford Jr., executive chairman of Ford Motor, will host a major fundraiser March 28 to back Westland Mayor William Wild's bid to win the Wayne County executive office now held by Robert Ficano.
18 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
Sen. Rebekah Warren, D-Ann Arbor, at her desk in the Michigan Senate chambers Aug. 28, 2013, announced Friday, March 7, 2014, that she will not run to replace U.S. Rep. John Dingell.
Maria Franziska von Trapp, 99, the last surviving sibling of seven brothers and sisters portrayed in the Broadway musical and film The Sound of Music , died Feb. 18. Portrayed as Louisa in the hit film, von Trapp with her family fled Nazi Austria and settled in Stowe, Vt., where she died.
Breaking with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , Rep. Steny Hoyer suggested Tuesday that the seniority system should dictate the outcome of the race for top Democrat on the Energy and Commerce Committee.
With long-standing U.S. Rep. John Dingell on his way out of Michigan's 12th Congressional District after 58 years, several candidates are throwing their name in the ring to be his successor.
Rep. Ralph Hall was forced into a GOP runoff election Tuesday, putting in jeopardy the political future of the oldest member of Congress.
Debbie Dingell, pictured at her campaign announcement on Friday, is still contending with people who see her in her husband's shadow.
Maybe the best way to understand how John Dingell survived and prospered over what will be a record-breaking 59 years in the U.S. House of Representatives is to go back to the summer of 2002.
Michigan's top federal politicians are calling on U.S. President Barack Obama to appoint a "senior" White House official to ensure the $1-billion downriver Windsor-Detroit bridge soon gets built.
The trend of abandoning Congress continues as its longest-serving member, Democratic Rep. John Dingell Jr. of Michigan, former chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has announced he will retire.
Democrats already face long odds in taking back the House, and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's first round of "Red to Blue" races underscores just how difficult that uphill task is in a GOP-friendly midterm year.
At age 90, Ralph Hall is the oldest sitting member of the House of Representatives in U.S. history - a World War II veteran who exercises regularly, drives himself to campaign events and has voted in sync with his conservative Texas constituents for 33 years.
Debbie Dingell announced Friday, February 28, that she would run for the seat held for 58 years by her husband, Rep. John Dingell, D-Michigan, who announced earlier that he was retiring.
Congress is losing some of its longest-serving Members to retirement this November -- including Rep. John Dingell who has been in the House since 1955.