Marcy Kaptur

Marcy Kaptur didn't plan for this.

First elected in 1982, the Ohio Democrat didn't set out to become the longest-serving woman in House history.

"The reasons that I ran, to change certain practices and policies, [I thought] could be done much more quickly," she said in an interview with NPR. On Sunday, Kaptur becomes the longest-serving woman ever to serve in the chamber with a tenure that spans 35 years, two months and 15 days.

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Associated Press

Ohio Democratic Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur is making waves by linking women's clothing to sexual harassment.

Some members of Ohio's Congressional delegation are asking the incoming Trump administration to maintain efforts to improve Lake Erie.

Officials say a planned wind-farm project in Lake Erie has received a $40 million federal grant for construction costs.

There were no surprises in the 16 Congressional races in Tuesday's primary election. There were no contested primaries in six of the contests.

Toledo Blade

A former Republican state representative removed from his seat following a felony theft conviction says he will run for Congress against Democratic incumbent Marcy Kaptur.

Bill Calls For Memorial Improvements

Jul 11, 2013

Ohio Democratic Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur wants to see improvements to the National World War II Memorial in Washington that she helped establish.