Special Report

Longest-Serving Democrats in the House

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3. Rep. Peter Visclosky
> Time in congress: 34 years (1985-present)

District: Rep. Visclosky currently serves Indiana’s 1st Congressional District, which covers some or all of Lake, LaPorte, and Porter Counties.

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2. Rep. Marcy Kaptur
> Time in congress: 36 years (1983-present)

District: Rep. Kaptur currently serves Ohio’s 9th Congressional District, which covers some or all of Cuyahoga, Erie, Lorain, Lucas, and Ottawa Counties.

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1. Rep. Steny H. Hoyer
> Time in congress: 38 years (1981-present)

District: Rep. Hoyer currently serves Maryland’s 5th Congressional District, which covers some or all of Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Prince George’s, and St. Mary’s Counties.

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