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Parties mix on State of the Union night

Parties mix on State of the Union night

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- At least one member of Congress said Tuesday the gesture of members of both parties sitting together at the State of the Union speech seemed to have an effect.

Acidic oceans may tangle food chain

THE DALLES, Ore., June 6 (UPI) -- Increased carbon levels in ocean water could have devastating impacts on marine life, scientists testified Thursday at a congressional hearing.
ROSALIE WESTENSKOW, UPI Correspondent

Praise, but no Iraq timeline

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Top U.S. generals in Iraq said Thursday they could not commit to how independent the Iraqi forces must be before the United States can withdraw completely.

Analysis: DHS' troubled transport contract

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- The company awarded a $25.4 million contract by the Department of Homeland Security for transportation services around the capital is not licensed to operate in the Washington area and does not pay its employees in line with federal wage determinations -- which should make it ineligible for the work.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

Bartlett: End U.S. convention funding

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md., has introduced legislation to end taxpayer-funding of U.S. political nominating conventions.

Analysis: Congress warms to new space plan

WASHINGTON, April 6 (UPI) -- After weeks of unrelenting skepticism by members of Congress, a bipartisan political coalition may be coming together to place a fiscal year 2005 down payment on President Bush's proposal to return astronauts to the moon as a first step toward exploring M
FRANK SIETZEN, United Press International

Congressman seeks to amend McCain-Feingold

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md., will introduce legislation Thursday to undo the pre-election political speech restrictions imposed by the McCain-Feingold law.

UPI's Capital Comment for April 9, 2003

WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press I

Peter Principles: In his country's heart

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Once again, the American people have the opportunity to celebrate discounted white goods, markdowns on furniture and sales on apparel. Even in this time of economic downturn, however, it is not supposed to be that way. Monday, of course, is Presidents' Da
PETER ROFF, United Press International

Bush signs NSF reauthorization bill

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- President Bush used his pen Thursday to set the National Science Foundation on a path to double its budget within five years.
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News

DOE science funding gets support

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- Funding strategies at the Department of Energy's Office of Science must improve if the nation wants to maintain its technological edge, witnesses and legislators alike said at a hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday.
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News

UPI's Capital Comment for March 26, 2002

WASHINGTON, March 26 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press
By United Press International

All hail Warren Harding

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- On Monday, America celebrates the presidency of Warren G. Harding, an Ohio Republican notable for the almost-singularly undistinguished two years he spent in of
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst

DOE unveils FreedomCAR project

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- The Department of Energy released details of its FreedomCAR project to commercialize hydrogen fuel-cell technology for automobiles by 2010 in testimony Thursday
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News
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Roscoe Bartlett
Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md., speaks at a symposium discussing the importance of keeping the Huble Space Telescope in operation on Capitol Hill in Washington on Sept. 22, 2004. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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Roscoe Gardner Bartlett, Ph.D. (born June 3, 1926) is the U.S. Representative for Maryland's 6th congressional district, serving since 1993. He is a member of the Republican Party, and a member of the Tea Party Caucus. He is the second oldest Republican member of the House.

Bartlett was born in Moreland, Kentucky, to Martha Minnick and Roscoe Gardner Bartlett. He completed his early education in a one-room schoolhouse. He attended Columbia Union College (now Washington Adventist University), a college affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and graduated in 1947 with a B.S. in theology and biology and a minor in chemistry. He had intended to be a Seventh-Day Adventist minister, but he was considered too young for the ministry after receiving his bachelor's degree at the age of 21.

Afterwards, Bartlett was encouraged to attend graduate school at the University of Maryland, College Park. He studied anatomy, physiology, and zoology, earning a Master's degree in physiology in 1948. Bartlett was then hired as a faculty member at Maryland and taught anatomy, physiology and zoology while working towards his Ph.D. in physiology, which he earned in 1952. His academic career included lecturing at Loma Linda School of Medicine, also affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church, in Loma Linda, California (1952–1954), and serving as an assistant professor at Howard University Medical School in Washington, D.C. (1954–1956).

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