Senate OKs health care measure, reaching milestone - Yahoo! News Quote: Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., the longest-serving House member and a champion of universal health care his entire career. "This morning isn't the end of the process, it's merely the beginning. We'll continue to build on this success to improve our health system even more," Reid said before the vote. "But that process cannot begin unless we start today ... there may not be a next time."