Carl Levin, Michigan’s Longest-Serving Senator, Dies at 87

Michigan’s longest-serving U.S. senator had a slightly rumpled, down-to-earth demeanor that helped him win over voters throughout his 36-year career.

  • Published
Glasses, Accessories, Accessory
Image via Wikimedia Commons

This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.

DETROIT (AP) — Famous for gazing over eyeglasses worn on the end of his nose, Carl Levin seemed at ease wherever he went, whether attending a college football game back home in Michigan or taking on a multibillion-dollar corporation before cameras on Capitol Hill. Michigan’s longest-serving U.S. senator had a slightly rumpled, down-to-earth demeanor that helped him win over voters throughout his 36-year career, as did his staunch support for the hometown auto industry. But…

Read at AP News