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One of the oldest members of Congress using the newest technology, Rep. Dingell and Google Glass

John Dingell being sworn in
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Dingell being sworn into Congress in 1955 by Speaker of the House Rayburn

Nowhere on Rep. John Dingell's timeline in Congress could you find him ordering Chinese food using Google Glass.

Until now.

On Thursday, Dingell wrote on his Facebook page that he's "proud to have Google in Ann Arbor, and I'm thankful they came by today to show me the wonderful technology that is Google glass. It sure made finding a place to eat dinner tonight even easier!"

The 86-year-old Congressman said, "It's quite the machine!"

Watch the video here:

-- Lucy Perkins, Michigan Radio Newsroom

*Correction - An earlier post named Dingell as the "oldest Congressman." He is not the oldest. He's the longest serving member of Congress. It has been corrected above.

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