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AP source: Debbie Dingell to seek MI House seat

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Michigan Rep. John Dingell Michigan Rep. John Dingell

By DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

A Democratic official says Debbie Dingell will seekthe House seat currently held by her husband, John, who has announced plans toretire after the longest congressional career in history.

The 60-year-oldDebbie Dingell was widely expected to pursue the seat. The official spoke oncondition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to publiclydiscuss the plans by name ahead of a formal announcement.

 John Dingell waselected to his late father's seat in 1955 and has held it ever since. The87-year-old lawmaker announced plans to retire on Monday.

Dingell played akey role in some of the biggest liberal legislative victories of the past 60years.

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