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Delaney, state's newest congressman, starts term
Delaney, state's newest congressman, starts term

Maryland's newest member of the House of Representatives, Democrat John Delaney, was sworn into office Thursday amid a flurry of symbolism and celebration but also apprehension over issues left unresolved by the last Congress. The Potomac banker, who ousted 10-term Republican Roscoe G. Bartlett in Western Maryland's 6th District in November, dashed from the House floor to receptions to his new office, navigating a Capitol Hill bursting with visitors who came to witness the opening day of the 113th Congress. But the 82 freshmen House lawmakers and 13 new senators — including 55 Democrats, 39 Republicans and one independent — almost immediately confronted residual...