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John Dingell might have heart surgery Tuesday

Posted at 5:54 AM, Sep 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-18 05:58:20-04

UPDATE: Monday night, former Rep. John Dingell's wife, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell wrote in a Facebook post that doctors are in a fact-gathering mode.

She said her husband may undergo a heart catherization tomorrow and remains feisty and in charge.

John Dingell was hospitalized Monday morning after a heart attack.

Debbie Dingell said in a tweet early Monday afternoon her husband was being admitted to Henry Ford Hospital.

She said that he's in good spirits, even cracking jokes.

John Dingell, 92, is a Democrat, and 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.

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Rep. Debbie Dingell@RepDebDingell

It appears @JohnDingell had a heart attack early this morning. He’s alert and in good spirits, cracking jokes like always. He’s in the process of being admitted to Henry Ford Hospital. We’ll know more later.

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