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Roscoe Bartlett

Former Tea Party Rep Goes Off The Grid, Now Lives In Remote Cabin

Politico | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

When Roscoe Bartlett was in Congress, he latched onto a particularly apocalyptic issue, one almost no one else ever seemed to talk about: America’s ...

6 Former Members Of Congress To Preside Over Hearing On Extraterrestrials

The Frederick News-Post, Md. | Bethany Rodgers | Posted 06.23.2013 | DC

Mock congressional hearings on the alien presence hidden behind government denial? Former U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett is so there. Extraterrestrials w...

Defeated GOP Congressman Reflects On 'Mr. Smith' Career

The Frederick News-Post | Bethany Rodgers | Posted 01.25.2013 | DC

It was only days after the primary election when U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett broke bread at what he calls his "secret dinner" with the political rival y...

UPDATED: Vulnerable GOP Veteran Falls In Maryland

The Huffington Post | Michael Grass | Posted 11.06.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Maryland's controversial congressional redistricting scheme will be put to the test in at least two distinct ways on Election Day. F...

GOP Rep. Links Student Loans To The Holocaust

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics

Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-Md.) claimed federally-funded student loans were unconstitutional Wednesday, and then went on to suggest that doing things tha...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Hates On 'Dumb' Budget Control Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans are sounding increasingly angry with the deficit-cutting deal, which was pushed through by their own leadership in the House...

The Club for Growth and the Demise of Our Democracy: A Look Beyond Lugar's Loss

Michael Shank | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics
Michael Shank

Republican Sen. Richard Lugar joins the ranks this month of his ousted moderate colleagues and predecessors. Frankly, it is a little depressing. Wait, more than a little. A lot.

Bartlett, Delaney Win In MD-6

Posted 04.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Maryland's contentious primary battle in the newly redrawn 6th Congressional District ended Tuesday night with 10-term Rep. Roscoe Bartl...

Maryland's 6th District Fight Is One To Watch

Posted 04.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Of all the races in Maryland to watch, the contentious primary battle in the newly redrawn 6th Congressional District is the one to watc...

Mustache Bill Puts Congressman In Hairy Situation

AP | By BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican congressman from Maryland is in a hairy situation over a proposal to give tax breaks to Americans with mustaches. The Amer...

Strong Federal Law Brings the Hammer Down on Dogfighters

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

The flagrant disregard that dogfighters routinely show for society's norms was replaced by the snap of handcuffs and the slap of 30 or so arrest warrants.

Saving Chimps and Tax Dollars

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

The Great Ape Protection Act seeks to phase out invasive research on chimpanzees and retire government-owned chimps to sanctuaries.

Is Your Representative Opposing Escalation in Afghanistan?

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Solomon

Last week, some members of Congress sent President Obama a letter that urged him to "reconsider" his order deploying 17,000 additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan. But the list of signers was awfully short.

A Great Tragedy for Great Apes

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

There are more than 1,000 chimps still in U.S. labs and the time cannot come soon enough to give these highly intelligent and social creatures the refuge they deserve.