Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) asked for prayers and privacy Wednesday, saying that her husband, former longtime Rep. John Dingell, has entered a “new phase.”
I will be taking each day as it comes. We thank people for their friendship and support and ask for prayers and privacy during this difficult time.
— Rep. Debbie Dingell (@RepDebDingell) February 6, 2019
Per the Detroit Free Press, John Dingell, 92, retired in 2015 as the longest serving congressman in history, and the Dean of the House. He was hospitalized in September for a heart attack.