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  •  John Dingell, Sr. was elected in 1932 (0+ / 0-)

    Upon his death in 1955, his son, John Dingell, Jr., won the special election to succeed him.

    Here's a wacky thought: maybe the voters of the area will think that 80+ years of one family representing them in Congress is enough.

    •  Political royalty (2+ / 0-)
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      jncca, ArkDem14

      I don't think the people of Massachusetts are sick of being represented by Kennedys, and that has been the case for nearly as long.

      •  yeah (1+ / 0-)
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        ArkDem14

        Usually for every voter who's sick of political dynasties, you have two who prefer a familiar name brand. The only exceptions are GW Bush-style meltdowns.

        SSP poster. 43, new CA-6, -0.25/-3.90

        by sacman701 on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 09:25:26 PM PDT

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