Longest-Serving Democrats in the House

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38. Rep. James McGovern
> Time in congress: 22 years (1997-present)

District: Rep. McGovern currently serves Massachusetts’s 2nd Congressional District, which covers some or all of Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Norfolk, and Worcester Counties.

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37. Rep. Danny K. Davis
> Time in congress: 22 years (1997-present)

District: Rep. Davis currently serves Illinois’ 7th Congressional District, which covers some or all of Cook County.

36. Rep. Diana DeGette
> Time in congress: 22 years (1997-present)

District: Rep. DeGette currently serves Colorado’s 1st Congressional District, which covers some or all of Arapahoe, Denver, and Jefferson Counties.

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35. Rep. Brad Sherman
> Time in congress: 22 years (1997-present)

District: Rep. Sherman currently serves California’s 30th Congressional District, which covers some or all of Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.

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34. Rep. Barbara Lee
> Time in congress: 22 years (1997-present)

District: Rep. Lee currently serves California’s 13th Congressional District, which covers some or all of Alameda and San Francisco Counties.