Celebration for Representative John Dingell
Congressional leaders held a celebration recognizing Representative John Dingell (D-MI) as the longest-serving member of the U.S.… read more
Congressional leaders held a celebration recognizing Representative John Dingell (D-MI) as the longest-serving member of the U.S. Congress.*Elected in 1955, Congressman Dingell had served in Congress for over 57 years and on June 7, 2013, passed the record of the late Senator Robert Byrd. It was announced that a committee room would be named after Representative Dingell, and a copy of the portrait hanging in that room was presented to him.
Mary Wilson, from The Supremes, led Representatives Pelosi and Edwards, Secretary Sebelius, and Mrs. Dingell in singing and dancing to “Stop! In the Name of Love.” She also sang two other songs and the U.S. Army Band Chorus performed the national anthem. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Biden, Joseph "Joe" R. Jr. U.S. Vice President [D] United States
- Boehner, John A. U.S. Representative [R] Ohio
- Dingell, John D. Jr. U.S. Representative [D] Michigan
- McCarrick, Theodore E. Cardinal (Former) Roman Catholic Church->Archdiocese of Washington, DC
- Wilson, Mary Singer
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