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  • Dingell, Levin introduce Heritage Area legislation

    U.S. Rep. John Dingell and U.S. Sen. Carl Levin have introduced legislation that would maintain federal funding for the MotorCities National Heritage Area, which is set to expire Sept. 30.

  • FILE-- In this  June 7, 2013 file photo, Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich. is shown with colleagues on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dingell will have surgery Thursday, March 13, 2014 in Detroit to correct an abnormal heart rhythm.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Rep. Dingell leaves hospital after heart procedure

    U.S. Rep. John Dingell has left a Detroit hospital after undergoing a procedure to correct an abnormal heart rhythm.

  • FILE-- In this  June 7, 2013 file photo, Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich. is shown with colleagues on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dingell will have surgery Thursday, March 13, 2014 in Detroit to correct an abnormal heart rhythm.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Outgoing Rep. Dingell undergoes heart procedure

    U.S. Rep. John Dingell, who recently announced he will end the longest congressional career in American history early next year, underwent a procedure Thursday to correct an abnormal heart rhythm, the hospital said.

  • U.S. Rep. John Dingell, left, and his wife Debbie hold hands during a legislative forum at the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber (SWCRC) at the Crystal Gardens in Southgate, Mich. on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history and a champion of Detroit's auto industry, has announced his retirement. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Max Ortiz)  DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT

    Debbie Dingell to run for husband John's House seat: report

    John Dingell, 87, who was elected to his late father's seat in 1955 and has held it ever since, announced on Monday that he would retire at the end of his term. Debbie Dingell, 60, is chairwoman of the Wayne State University Board of Governors, a former executive with General Motors and a member of the Democratic National Committee.

  • Reaction to retirement of Rep. Dingell of Michigan

    Reaction to word that Democratic U.S. Rep. John Dingell of Michigan, the longest-serving congressman in history, will not seek re-election and will retire at year's end:

  • AP source: Rep. John Dingell of Michigan, the longest-serving member of Congress, to retire

    AP source: Rep. John Dingell of Michigan, the longest-serving member of Congress, to retire.

  • FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2013 file photo, Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. According to AP source: Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress, to retire.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    Dingell, longest-serving congressman, to retire

    Rep. John Dingell, who played a key role in some of the biggest liberal legislative victories of the past 60 years, said Monday that he will not try to add to what is already the longest congressional career in history.

  • Dingell, Stark and Medi-scare

    There is no truth to the rumors that Democratic Reps. Fortney "Pete" Stark of California and John Dingell of Michigan secretly jumped ship and are helping Republicans recapture the majority in the House. But you would never know it based on their health-care agenda. The two liberal old bulls who face little-to-no personal electoral vulnerability seem determined to march their caucus back to minority status by forcing them to cast a highly unpopular vote to cut Medicare.

  • Dingell, Stark and Medi-scare

    There is no truth to the rumors that Democratic Reps. Fortney "Pete" Stark of California and John Dingell of Michigan secretly jumped ship and are helping Republicans recapture the majority in the House. But you would never know it based on their health-care agenda. The two liberal old bulls who face little-to-no personal electoral vulnerability seem determined to march their caucus back to minority status by forcing them to cast a highly unpopular vote to cut Medicare.

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  • Congress authorized the region in 1998 to "help preserve and promote Michigan's rich automotive and labor heritage," Dingell said in a statement issued Wednesday.

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  • "Without federal support, this statewide landmark will face significant financial burdens which will threaten MNHA's very existence before the end of 2014," Dingell said. "It's vital that we protect our heritage and the impact of our auto industry here in Michigan, and the programs and activities administered by MotorCities help to do just that."

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