Did You Know...

   

Wife of retiring 30-term Dem announces intention to create Dingell dynasty in House

Share
By Doug Powers  •  February 25, 2014 06:42 PM

**Written by Doug Powers

John Dingell has been in the House so long they had to carbon-14 date his office name plate to pin down how many terms he’s been there, but even after decades of helping bury the country in insurmountable debt, the family still obviously feels it has unfinished business in Washington.

From the WaPo:

Democrat Debbie Dingell plans to run for the seat being vacated by her husband, Rep. John D. Dingell (D-Mich.), two senior Democratic strategists on Capitol Hill familiar with her plans told Post Politics. She will begin her campaign as the clear front-runner to succeed her husband.

Debbie Dingell is an experienced Democratic strategist who currently serves as chair of the Wayne State University Board of Governors. John Dingell has praised her as his closest confidant.

Debbie Dingell, 60, was 2-years-old when John Dingell was first elected to the House, subsequently becoming what Nancy Pelosi called a “lifetime public servant,” which is an oxymoron:

null

Career politicians live to serve the public, and they do — in much the same way termites appreciate homeowners.

**Written by Doug Powers

Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

blog comments powered by Disqus

Lincoln Chafee dooms candidacy after reminding DNC crowd he’s been scandal-free for 30 years

August 28, 2015 04:28 PM by Doug Powers

noyoudidnt

Final nail in campaign coffin driven

‘Not a smidgen of corruption’ moment of paws: Lois Lerner used email under dog’s name for IRS business

August 25, 2015 01:46 PM by Doug Powers

lerner

My dog ate my homework made me investigate Tea Party groups

Latest CMP video: Stem Express CEO proves that baby organ trafficking can be a laughing matter

August 25, 2015 11:37 AM by Doug Powers

stemexpress1

50 livers a week or bust.

Total coincidence: Biden meets with Fauxcahontas; Hillary interrupts Hamptons vacation to campaign (Sunday open thread)

August 23, 2015 08:29 AM by Doug Powers

hillarybiden

Game change?

The pantsuit of shamelessness: Hillary now blaming State Dept’s ‘ridiculous classification rules’

August 21, 2015 02:34 PM by Doug Powers

hillarypresser

Attempting to wipe the past clean with a cloth


Categories: 2016 Campaign, Corruption, Democrats, Hillary Clinton

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook