LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Gov. Rick Snyder says he and his wife Sue are proud to call themselves constituents of U.S. Rep. John Dingell, who's ending a 60-year career in Congress.
The Republican Snyder says in a statement Monday that the Democrat "Dingell has shown the unique ability to put politics aside and work across party lines to help improve the quality of life for those he represents."
The 87-year-old Dingell said Monday that he won't seek re-election and is retiring at the end of the year. He's the longest-serving member of Congress, winning his late father's seat in 1955.
Snyder says people "should all be proud and inspired by John Dingell's lifetime of service" to Michigan.
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