Meet the Longest-Serving Member of Congress in History

Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., became the longest-serving member of Congress in history—surpassing the late Robert Byrd—on Friday: 57 years, five months, and 26 days from when he took office in 1955 after winning a special election to fill the seat left vacant by the death of his father, John Dingell Sr., who had represented a Detroit-area district since 1933. Dingell, who turns 87 in July, talked ...