| Mar 25, 2012
| 4:51 PM
Republicans running for Congress in the competitive 6th District piled on Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett during a debate Sunday, arguing that the GOP incumbent lacks the sense of urgency needed to win in what is likely to be among the most competitive House...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Three months ago, everyone assumed Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett would retire.
Now, with just days to go before Tuesday's primary, the 85-year-old former scientist is poised to capture the GOP nomination in Maryland's 6th District for the 11th time....
| Apr 1, 2012
| 6:11 PM
Candidates in Maryland's competitive political contests fanned out across the state for a final weekend of handshaking ahead of Tuesday's primary, hoping to gin up interest in an election that has largely failed to capture voters' attention.
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:16 PM
A wealthy Potomac businessman whose very candidacy challenged state Democratic leaders won a hotly contested congressional primary in Western Maryland on Tuesday, setting up a battle for the seat in November that will help decide control of the House of...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 6:01 PM
State Sen. David R. Brinkley on Wednesday became the latest candidate to formally enter the race for Maryland’s 6th Congressional District, arguing in a speech in Frederick that it is time for incumbent Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett – a fellow...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 1:07 PM
All politics is local. All candidates for Congress are not.
At least eight candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland — including four prominent contenders — are running this year in congressional districts that do not...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 3:10 PM
A bipartisan group of senators put aside the battling that often prevails in Annapolis to announce Thursday a common agenda of bills that Democrats and Republicans can rally around.
The bills would preserve scholarships for veterans, protect children...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Baltimore prosecutors might soon be packing up and leaving their cramped digs in the city's 112-year-old courthouse for a newer downtown office building.
A plan being pushed by leaders in Baltimore and Annapolis would provide up to $1 million for the...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 6:16 PM
Lawmakers across Maryland lauded the Baltimore school system's ambitious $2.4 billion blueprint to shed underused school buildings and upgrade the most dilapidated ones — calling the plan a critical first step in securing financial backing from...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett began his unsuccessful campaign for another term with an unusual meeting: a one-on-one chat over dinner with his Democratic rival.
Bartlett and his challenger, John Delaney, met alone for two hours in a Frederick restaurant...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:56 PM
A longtime top aide and confidant to Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett who has considered running for his boss' seat in 2012 abruptly resigned, the congressman confirmed Thursday, fueling speculation that the 10-term incumbent will not seek another term.
| Mar 22, 2009
State lawmakers, using a system of patronage that persists in Annapolis despite tight budgetary times, are seeking to direct hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars to projects at nonprofit organizations they help run.
In Baltimore, Del. Hattie N....