President Obama, who now has something in common with Dingell in that neither one of them are sure exactly when they’ll be leaving office, also congratulated the new congressional longevity record holder:

Dingell has retained his seat longer than a lot of others:

Congratulations for Dingell from other fellow Dems:

But this praise of record-setting entrenched incumbency was a bipartisan affair:

Meanwhile, some citizens hope Dingell’s record is made to stand forever: