Longest-Serving Republicans in the House

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28. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry
> Time in congress: 14 years (2005-present)

District: Rep. Fortenberry currently serves Nebraska’s 1st Congressional District, which covers some or all of Burt, Butler, Cass, Colfax, Cuming, Dixon, Dodge, Lancaster, Madison, Merrick, Otoe, Platte, Polk, Sarpy, Saunders, Seward, Stanton, Thurston, and Washington Counties.

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27. Rep. Rob Bishop
> Time in congress: 16 years (2003-present)

District: Rep. Bishop currently serves Utah’s 1st Congressional District, which covers some or all of Box Elder, Cache, Daggett, Davis, Duchesne, Morgan, Rich, Summit, Uintah, and Weber Counties.

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26. Rep. John Carter
> Time in congress: 16 years (2003-present)

District: Rep. Carter currently serves Texas’s 31st Congressional District, which covers some or all of Bell and Williamson Counties.

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25. Rep. Michael Burgess
> Time in congress: 16 years (2003-present)

District: Rep. Burgess currently serves Texas’s 26th Congressional District, which covers some or all of Dallas, Denton, and Tarrant Counties.

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24. Rep. Tom Cole
> Time in congress: 16 years (2003-present)

District: Rep. Cole currently serves Oklahoma’s 4th Congressional District, which covers some or all of Canadian, Carter, Cleveland, Comanche, Cotton, Garvin, Grady, Jefferson, Love, McClain, Murray, Oklahoma, Pontotoc, Stephens, and Tillman Counties.