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Dingell: Congress viewed as 'slightly above child molesters'

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Politics,Paul Bedard,Washington Secrets
Michigan Democratic Rep. John Dingell has been in House for 57 years, or a quarter of the time there has been a United States Congress, so he's the foremost expert when it comes to the public's attitude toward lawmakers. His verdict: It's never been worse. Complaining that members spend their time "carping and criticizing," he said that the public's respect for Congress has fallen to a new low....