John Dingell, the record-long serving congressman who died last week, is being remembered at his funeral service in Washington as “Mr. Michigan” and a fierce defender of the state.

Former President Bill Clinton and former House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio are among the scheduled speakers paying tribute to the Michigan Democrat.

The 92-year-old Dingell served 59 years in Congress, longer than anyone else in U.S. history.

Rep. Fred Upton followed Dingell as chairman of the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee. Upton, a Michigan Republican, recalled Dingell’s famous remark about the committee: “If it moves, it’s energy. If it doesn’t it’s commerce. We had the world.”

About 800 people attended a separate funeral Tuesday in Dearborn, Michigan, where Dingell lived.

Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., center, stands with former President Bill Clinton and former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton, during funeral services for her husband, former Rep. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)
Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., center, stands with former President Bill Clinton and former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton, during funeral services for her husband, former Rep. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)
The casket of late and former Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., arrives inside the church for a funeral service, Thursday, Feb. (Jim Young/Pool Photo via AP)
The casket of late and former Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., arrives inside the church for a funeral service, Thursday, Feb. (Jim Young/Pool Photo via AP)
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., greet family members before a funeral service for former Rep. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., greet family members before a funeral service for former Rep. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi talks to former House Speaker John Boehner and Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., before a funeral service for former Rep. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi talks to former House Speaker John Boehner and Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., before a funeral service for former Rep. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)
Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., greets family members before a funeral service for former Rep. John Dingell, Thursday, Feb. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)
Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., greets family members before a funeral service for former Rep. John Dingell, Thursday, Feb. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)
Guests arrive for the funeral service for former Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., at Holy Trinity Church, Thursday, Feb. (Alex Wong/Pool Photo via AP)
Guests arrive for the funeral service for former Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., at Holy Trinity Church, Thursday, Feb. (Alex Wong/Pool Photo via AP)
Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., arrives to the funeral service for former U.S. Rep. John Dingell, Thursday, Feb. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)
Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., arrives to the funeral service for former U.S. Rep. John Dingell, Thursday, Feb. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)
Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., talks to other guests before the start of a funeral service for former Rep. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)
Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., talks to other guests before the start of a funeral service for former Rep. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Pool)
A motorcade with longtime Michigan Rep. John Dingell's casket passes the U.S. Capitol, where he held power for years as a House committee chairman. (Feb. 12)
A motorcade with longtime Michigan Rep. John Dingell’s casket passes the U.S. Capitol, where he held power for years as a House committee chairman. (Feb. 12)
Mourners streamed through a performing arts center in suburban Detroit to honor the late John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress (Feb. 11)
Mourners streamed through a performing arts center in suburban Detroit to honor the late John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress (Feb. 11)
Former Vice President Joe Biden says longtime Michigan Rep. John Dingell believed that having a job meant more than just collecting a paycheck. (Feb. 12)
Former Vice President Joe Biden says longtime Michigan Rep. John Dingell believed that having a job meant more than just collecting a paycheck. (Feb. 12)
Mourners brave wintry conditions to pay their final respects at the funeral service in Michigan for former Rep. (Feb. 12)
Mourners brave wintry conditions to pay their final respects at the funeral service in Michigan for former Rep. (Feb. 12)

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