Nightly News   |  June 07, 2013

And the longest-serving congressman is…

After celebrating more than 57 years on the job as a congressman, Rep. John David Dingell of Michigan has become the longest serving member of Congress – and his tenure may continue. He hasn’t yet decided if he will run again. NBC’s Ann Curry reports.

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>>> a milestone today in the u.s. congress . john dingell became the longest serving member having served in the house of representatives 20,997 days. that's more than 57 years passing the late senator robert byrd of west virginia . the michigan democrat was elected in 1955 to replace his father. incide dingell is now 86. he hasn't be-delaware sideded if he'll run again.