John Dingell

Updates on the late John Dingell. A Democrat, Dingell represented Michigan in Congress from 1955 to 2015. He holds the record as the longest-serving member of Congress. He succeeded his father, John Dingell Sr., in Congress, who had held the seat for 22 years before Dingell Jr. was elected. After John Dingell Jr. announced his retirement in 2014, his wife, Debbie Dingell, ran successfully to succeed her husband.