Former President Jimmy CarterJimmy CarterAmerica needs a new strategy for Pacific Island Countries Afghanistan and the lessons that history does not offer What's at stake — and in play — for the midterms MORE and his wife Rosalynn marked their 75th anniversary on Wednesday, receiving congratulations from both sides of the aisle as the longest-married presidential couple in U.S. history.
“#75YearsAgo today these two kids tied the knot and forged a bond that cannot be broken,” the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library said in a tweet.
#75YearsAgo today these two kids tied the knot and forged a bond that cannot be broken. They are now also the longest married presidential couple! #HappyAnniversay President and Mrs. Carter! Image: Carter Family Photos #GreatCouplesInHistory #75thWeddingAnniversary pic.twitter.com/AV9k5aEJPD— Jimmy Carter Presidential Library (@CarterLibrary) July 7, 2021
In a tweet, The Carter Center shared a poem that Jimmy wrote for Rosalynn. “Join us in congratulating Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter as they celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary on July 7, 2021,” the post said.
Reps. Bill PascrellWilliam (Bill) James PascrellProgressive poll finds support for solar energy tax credit legislation Democrats brace for toughest stretch yet with Biden agenda LIVE COVERAGE: Tax hikes take center stage in Ways and Means markup MORE (D-N.J.) and Jackie SpeierKaren (Jackie) Lorraine Jacqueline SpeierJimmy and Rosalynn Carter celebrate 75th anniversary, longest-married presidential couple Military braces for sea change on justice reform House panel plans mid-July consideration of military justice overhaul MORE (D-Ca.) and Sen. Chuck GrassleyChuck GrassleyFranken targets senators from both parties in new comedy tour Grassley leads Finkenauer by 18 points in hypothetical matchup: poll 62 percent in Iowa disapprove of Biden, poll shows MORE (R-Iowa) were among those who offered their kudos online:
Barbara & I want to wish former Pres/First Lady Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter a happy 75th wedding anniversary Longest presidential marriage in US history #realhistorychannel Barb & I are 9 yrs behind the Carter’s but we know what a blessing marriage is— ChuckGrassley (@ChuckGrassley) July 7, 2021
This is beautiful. Rosalynn and Jimmy Carter embody integrity, grace, charity, and dignity. Happy 75th Anniversary to the First Couple! What an inspiration. https://t.co/Sx5zhubpsC— Bill Pascrell, Jr. (@BillPascrell) July 7, 2021
Let’s celebrate with two great American humanitarians and role models.— Jackie Speier (@RepSpeier) July 7, 2021
Happy 75th anniversary to Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, who have weathered a lifetime of ups and downs together and shown us what love, respect & devotion looks like when it’s done right. https://t.co/yQRaZUG5rU
The Carters told The Associated Press in a joint interview published over the weekend that their shared Christian beliefs and good communication skills are among the reasons they have remained together for so long.
“Every day there needs to be reconciliation and communication between the two spouses,” Jimmy Carter told the newswire. “We don’t go to sleep with some remaining differences between us.”