Longest-Serving Republicans in the House

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18. Rep. Joe Wilson
> Time in congress: 18 years (2001-present)

District: Rep. Wilson currently serves South Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District, which covers some or all of Aiken, Barnwell, Lexington, Orangeburg, and Richland Counties.

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17. Rep. Sam Graves
> Time in congress: 18 years (2001-present)

District: Rep. Graves currently serves Missouri’s 6th Congressional District, which covers some or all of Adair, Andrew, Atchison, Audrain, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Chariton, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Jackson, Knox, Lewis, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Marion, Mercer, Monroe, Nodaway, Pike, Platte, Putnam, Ralls, Schuyler, Scotland, Shelby, Sullivan, and Worth Counties.

16. Rep. Greg Walden
> Time in congress: 20 years (1999-present)

District: Rep. Walden currently serves Oregon’s 2nd Congressional District, which covers some or all of Baker, Crook, Deschutes, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Hood River, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco, and Wheeler Counties.

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15. Rep. Mike Simpson
> Time in congress: 20 years (1999-present)

District: Rep. Simpson currently serves Idaho’s 2nd Congressional District, which covers some or all of Ada, Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Blaine, Bonneville, Butte, Camas, Caribou, Cassia, Clark, Custer, Elmore, Franklin, Fremont, Gooding, Jefferson, Jerome, Lemhi, Lincoln, Madison, Minidoka, Oneida, Power, Teton, and Twin Falls Counties.

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14. Rep. Kevin Brady
> Time in congress: 22 years (1997-present)

District: Rep. Brady currently serves Texas’s 8th Congressional District, which covers some or all of Grimes, Harris, Houston, Leon, Madison, Montgomery, San Jacinto, Trinity, and Walker Counties.