Two retired Michigan congressmen are being awarded the Gerald R. Ford Medal for Distinguished Public Service at a ceremony Monday night in Washington.
Former Michigan congressman John Dingell is donating his papers from 59 years in the U.S. House to the University of Michigan.
Retiring Rep. John Dingell has a fractured hip and it will take time for the 88-year-old Michigan Democrat — Congress’ longest serving member — to recover.
Spokesman Christopher Schuler says the celebration planned for Saturday at Detroit Metropolitan Airport will be rescheduled. Schuler says the 88-year-old Dingell, Congress’ longest-serving member, is resting comfortably.
The 88-year-old Dingell entered the U.S. House at age 29 when he won a special election after the death of his father, U.S. Rep. John Dingell Sr. The elder Dingell took the seat in 1933.
Doctors expect him to be released in a few days…
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The 87-year-old Dearborn Democrat is resting comfortably and is expected to be back home on Friday.
Congressman John Dingell announced his retirement on Monday.