Former US Rep. John Dingell In Hospital After Heart Attack

Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell is in a Detroit-area hospital after a heart attack.

U.S.  Rep. Debbie Dingell says her husband is "alert and in good spirits,  cracking jokes as usual." She says the 92-year-old had a heart attack  early Monday.

Debbie Dingell says, "We'll know more later."

John  Dingell, a Democrat, was in Congress for nearly 60 years. He was the  longest-serving House member at the time of his retirement in 2014, the  same year that his wife was elected to the 12th District seat in  southeastern Michigan.

via CBS


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