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Political giant John Dingell dies at 92

Political giant John Dingell diesMichigan Democrat John Dingell Jr., the longest-serving member of Congress i U.S. history, died Thursday
  • Michigan
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Michigan

Dingell not only 'witness to history ... but a maker of it'

Dingell a ‘witness to history’ and ‘maker of it’Rep. John Dingell's death prompted an outpouring from across Michigan and beyond saying he was "not merely a witness to history, but a maker of it."
  • Michigan
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Wayne County

John Dingell Jr., U.S. statesman: 1926-2019

John Dingell Jr., U.S. statesman: 1926-2019The life of the U.S. Representative from Michigan who served longer than any other Congress member
  • Wayne County
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Nolan Finley

Finley: John Dingell knew how to live, how to love

Finley: Dingell knew how to live, how to loveA lifelong Democrat, the Dean of the House didn't choose the people he loved based on political compatibility or partisan whim
  • Nolan Finley
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Michigan

Dingell shares details about husband's last days

Dingell shares details about husband’s last daysDebbie Dingell wrote a heartfelt post sharing how she is coping and details of John Dingell's last few days
  • Michigan
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Politics

Dingell shares 'last words for America' in dictated commentary

Dingell shares ‘last words for America’Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell shared a final message for America in an op-ed he dictated to his wife, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Politics

'Madder than a boiled owl' and other John Dingell sayings

Madder than a boiled owl’ & other Dingell-ismsFormer Rep. John Dingell, D-Dearborn, was known for unique turns of phrase, one-liners known as "Dingellisms" that became the legendary among aides.
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Wayne County

Funeral service for John Dingell in Dearborn

Funeral service for John Dingell in DearbornFormer Vice President Joe Biden among speakers at services for Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history.
  • Wayne County
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Politics

Washington mourns Dingell, a 'lion of the House'

Washington mourns Dingell, ‘lion of the House’The U.S. House paid tribute to former Rep. John Dingell with members standing in silence to mark his passing and honor his 59 years of service.
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Politics

John Dingell went from 'Dean of House' to 'Dean of Twitter'

Dean of Twitter’: John Dingell’s best tweetsFor many, the way they came to know the longest-serving congressional member was through his often scathing and always hilarious tweets
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Michigan

Dingell 'an amazing soul,' Biden says during funeral mass

Biden: Dingell ‘an amazing soul’The first of two funeral masses for ex-U.S. Rep. John Dingell, D-Dearborn, is being held Tuesday at Church of the Divine Child in Dearborn.
  • Michigan
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Wayne County

Visitation held in Dearborn for retired U.S. Rep. John Dingell

Visitation held for ex-U.S. Rep. John DingellCrowds line up to pay respects to the longest-serving member of Congress in American history.
  • Wayne County
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Paul W. Smith

Opinion: John Dingell was a great man

John Dingell was a great man"He would stop everything, look you in the eye and ask how you and your family were doing. "
  • Paul W. Smith
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Michigan

Bill Clinton eulogizes John Dingell at D.C. funeral mass

Bill Clinton eulogizes John Dingell in D.C.Former President Bill Clinton eulogizes the late John Dingell at a D.C. funeral mass for the long-serving congressman.
  • Michigan
  • 2 months ago
Bankole Thompson

Bankole: John Dingell, a staunch ally of civil rights

Bankole: John Dingell, an ally of civil rightsBankole writes: "Dingell described his support of the bill for civil rights as the single most important vote of his political career."
  • Bankole Thompson
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Opinion

John Dingell says goodbye

John Dingell says goodbyeJohn Dingell's final op-ed
  • Opinion
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Michigan

Environmental pioneer John Dingell had ‘conservation in his roots’

John Dingell had ‘conservation in his roots’John Dingell sponsored some of the nation’s landmark conservation laws and helped launch one of the nation's most dramatic environmental recoveries.
  • Michigan
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: In Dingell, automakers lose best friend in Washington

Howes: In Dingell, autos lose best friend in DCHe understood with absolute clarity how idealism disconnected from business reality could imperil jobs, complicate engineering, drive costs higher.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Michigan

How John Dingell championed auto industry

How John Dingell championed auto industryJohn Dingell championed the auto industry, nudging executives to embrace stricter emission standards while defending automakers from over-regulation.
  • Michigan
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Politics

'Team Dingell': Staffers recall Dingell's loyalty, 'goodness' as boss

Staffers recall Dingell’s loyalty, ‘goodness’Ex-U.S. Rep. John Dingell inspired a devotion, respect and affection from staffers, who sought his advice about policy, politics and life in general.
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Michigan

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell shares thoughts on husband’s loss

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell shares thoughts on husband’s loss“John kept sending little signals to try to keep me from crying,” Dingell wrote on Facebook
  • Michigan
  • 2 months ago
Daniel Howes

Podcast: Howes on Michigan’s Dingell

Podcast: Howes on Michigan’s John DingellHowes says Detroit’s auto industry has lost the best friend in Washington it probably ever had.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 2 months ago
Letters

Letters: Other views on Dingell, road funding

Letters: Other views on Dingell, road funding"Even though John Dingell is gone, we will continue to carry on his work."
  • Letters
  • 2 months ago
Politics

Insider: House tribute celebrates longtime Levin-Dingell ties

Insider: House tribute celebrates longtime Levin-Dingell tiesMichigan Congressman Andy Levin on House floor recounts timeline of related events in wake of the Dean's passing.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Mobility

Public gets free rides in self-driving car in Cobo

Public gets free rides in self-driving car in CoboHundreds signed up for the 6-minute, driverless journey that led riders through a course set up inside Cobo Center
  • Mobility
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Young feted as longest-serving Republican in House

Young feted as longest-serving Republican in House historyLate Rep. John Dingell, a Michigan Democrat, was the longest-ever serving member of the House at 59 years
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Congress names public lands conservation bill after the late John Dingell

Congress names public lands bill after John DingellCongressional leaders sign final copy of massive public lands conservation bill named for former Rep. John Dingell, who died last month at 92
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Dingell distributes paczki to colleagues, press on Capitol Hill

Dingell distributes paczki to colleagues, press on Capitol HillIn honor of her late husband's Polish heritage, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell kept up his tradition of handing out paczki on Capitol Hill on Tuesday
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Books

How West Point lifted up a young black man

How West Point lifted up a young black manClifford Worthy has penned a memoir, "The Black Knight," about how West Point lifted up a young black man.
  • Books
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Weather forces U.S. reps to miss funeral, but Dingell arrives in D.C.

Reps miss Dingell funeral, but Dingell arrives in D.C.Military planes transporting members of Congress to the funeral of former U.S. Rep. John Dingell were unable to land in Michigan due to bad weather
  • Politics
  • 2 months ago
Wayne County

How to watch John Dingell's funeral services

How to watch John Dingell’s funeral servicesTwo funeral services were planned in the days following John Dingell's death
  • Wayne County
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Michigan

Joe Biden speaks at funeral mass for John Dingell

Joe Biden speaks at funeral mass for John DingellFormer Vice President Joe Biden spoke at Tuesday's funeral mass in Dearborn for longtime Michigan Congressman John Dingell.
  • Michigan
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Michigan

Thousands say goodbye to Dingell, a 'true warrior'

Thousands say goodbye to Dingell, a ‘true warrior’Mourners gather Monday in Dearborn center, where former U.S. Rep. John Dingell Jr.'s casket was draped in American flag
  • Michigan
  • 2 months, 1 week ago