Longest-Serving Democrats in the House

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18. Rep. Anna G. Eshoo
> Time in congress: 26 years (1993-present)

District: Rep. Eshoo currently serves California’s 18th Congressional District, which covers some or all of San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz Counties.

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17. Rep. Jerrold Nadler
> Time in congress: 28 years (1991-present)

District: Rep. Nadler currently serves New York’s 10th Congressional District, which covers some or all of Kings and New York Counties.

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16. Rep. Collin C. Peterson
> Time in congress: 28 years (1991-present)

District: Rep. Peterson currently serves Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District, which covers some or all of Becker, Beltrami, Big Stone, Chippewa, Clay, Clearwater, Cottonwood, Douglas, Grant, Kandiyohi, Kittson, Lac qui Parle, Lake of the Woods, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Mahnomen, Marshall, Meeker, Murray, Norman, Otter Tail, Pennington, Pipestone, Polk, Pope, Red Lake, Redwood, Renville, Roseau, Sibley, Stearns, Stevens, Swift, Todd, Traverse, Wilkin, and Yellow Medicine Counties.

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15. Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro
> Time in congress: 28 years (1991-present)

District: Rep. DeLauro currently serves Connecticut’s 3rd Congressional District, which covers some or all of Fairfield, Middlesex, and New Haven Counties.

14. Rep. Maxine Waters
> Time in congress: 28 years (1991-present)

District: Rep. Waters currently serves California’s 43rd Congressional District, which covers some or all of Los Angeles County.