John Dingell over the years

Published On: May 02 2012 11:57:40 AM EDT
Michigan congressman John Dingell has been in office since 1955.

As the longest serving member of the United States House of Representatives in history, Dingell serves as the Dean of the House. Dingell’s work includes fighting for the working families that keep America's economy going, making health care more affordable and accessible to all families, ensuring the safety of our nation’s food supply, and protecting our nation's natural heritage. 

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Congressman John D. Dingell is joined by Congressman Nick Rahall (left) and Ed Clark of the National Wildlife Federation and Wildlife Center of Virginia. This photo was taken following a press conference where Congressman Dingell blasted the Department of Defense which sent a legislative proposal to the Committee on Armed Services seeking broad exemptions from six of our Nation's most important environmental laws - the Clean Air Act, Superfund, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, the Marine Mammal Protection Act, and the Endangered Species Act.

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