John D. Dingell Jr.

John David Dingell Jr. is an American politician who was a member of the United States House of Representatives from December 13, 1955, until January 3, 2015. A member of the Democratic Party, he is the longest-serving U.S. congressperson, representing Michigan for over 59 years. Wikipedia*

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John D. Dingell Jr. has 918 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1979 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative for Michigan's 16th district. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 87 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 10,128 views per program as a Democratic Representative for Michigan's 15th district. Most appearances with Henry Waxman (19), Nancy Pelosi (18), Charles B. Rangel (15). Most common tags: Health Care, Energy Policy, Health Care Financing.

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Previously

U.S. Representative, D-MI 12th View Map January 3, 2013 - January 3, 2015 Videos: 33 U.S. Representative, D-MI 15th View Map January 7, 2003 - January 2, 2013 Videos: 388 U.S. Representative, D-MI 16th View Map January 4, 1965 - January 6, 2003 Videos: 493 U.S. Representative, D-MI 15th December 13, 1955 - January 3, 1965 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • House Energy and Commerce Committee Tribute

    House Energy and Commerce Committee Tribute

    The United States Capitol Historical Society hosted its annual tribute to an outstanding committee of the House or Senate. This…

  • House Session, Part 1

    House Session, Part 1

    The House debated 16 bills under suspension of the rules. A two-thirds majority was needed for passage.

  • Representative John Dingell on Congress

    Representative John Dingell on Congress

    Representative John Dingell (D-MI) gave a National Press Club luncheon speech titled “When Congress Worked.” He talked about his…

  • General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

    General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

    Mary Barra and Anton Valukas testified on General Motor' internal report on why the automaker waited so long to issue a recall on…

  • FCC Oversight

    FCC Oversight

    Tom Wheeler testified at a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) oversight hearing. Much of the hearing focused on the FCC’s proposed rule that would…

  • General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

    General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra and David Friedman, acting administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,…

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Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

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