“Beautiful, sweet Debbie,” Rep. John Lewis began his eulogy to Rep. John Dingell speaking to his widow Rep. Debbie Dingell.
Former Rep. John Dingell, D-Michigan, died Thursday at 92. He served over 59 years in Congress, and his legacy lives on in the historical and sentimental objects he collected over the years.
The award for most efficient fundraising this year will probably go to House candidate Debbie Dingell, who in 32 days spent less than $12,000 and raised over a half million dollars.
Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., is running in Michigan's 12th congressional district to succeed her husband, Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., who is retiring. Rep. Dingell has served in Congress since December 1955.
The spouse of a current member of Congress has started her campaign to succeed her husband in the next Congress.