Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett was sent to Congress by Maryland voters 10 times before losing his re-election bid two weeks ago to Democrat John K. Delaney. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett was sent to Congress by Maryland voters 10 times before losing his re-election bid two weeks ago to Democrat John K. Delaney. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)