Longest-Serving Democrats in the House

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23. Rep. Bennie G. Thompson
> Time in congress: 26 years (1993-present)

District: Rep. Thompson currently serves Mississippi’s 2nd Congressional District, which covers some or all of Attala, Bolivar, Carroll, Claiborne, Coahoma, Copiah, Grenada, Hinds, Holmes, Humphreys, Issaquena, Jefferson, Leake, Leflore, Madison, Montgomery, Panola, Quitman, Sharkey, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Tunica, Warren, Washington, Yalobusha, and Yazoo Counties.

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22. Rep. Bobby L. Rush
> Time in congress: 26 years (1993-present)

District: Rep. Rush currently serves Illinois’ 1st Congressional District, which covers some or all of Cook and Will Counties.

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21. Rep. Sanford D. Bishop Jr.
> Time in congress: 26 years (1993-present)

District: Rep. Bishop Jr. currently serves Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District, which covers some or all of Baker, Bibb, Calhoun, Chattahoochee, Clay, Crawford, Crisp, Decatur, Dooly, Dougherty, Early, Grady, Lee, Macon, Marion, Miller, Mitchell, Muscogee, Peach, Quitman, Randolph, Schley, Seminole, Stewart, Sumter, Talbot, Taylor, Terrell, and Webster Counties.

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20. Rep. Alcee L. Hastings
> Time in congress: 26 years (1993-present)

District: Rep. Hastings currently serves Florida’s 20th Congressional District, which covers some or all of Broward and Palm Beach Counties.

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19. Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard
> Time in congress: 26 years (1993-present)

District: Rep. Roybal-Allard currently serves California’s 40th Congressional District, which covers some or all of Los Angeles County.