Monday, February 24, 2014

Rep. John Dingell (88) calls it quits (after 58 years)

Making a lifelong career out of squatting in Congress....precisely the opposite of what the framers intended.

Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.), the longest-serving House member in history, will retire at the end of his term, he told the Detriot News in an interview.

"I'm not going to be carried out feet first," Dingell told the paper. "I don't want people to say I stayed too long."

Dingell, 88, has been in Congress since 1955 and is the longest-serving member in congressional history.

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