UPDATED 10:45 AM EDT, October 30, 2012 | KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press
GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Thanks for your service, and good luck.
That's what the national parties are saying to congressional veterans like Roscoe Bartlett, the Maryland Republican whose district was redrawn by Democrats to include liberal-leaning communities near the capital Beltway. National Republicans have all but abandoned his bid for an 11th House term. Bartlett, 86, is not giving up. He's says he's the most environmentally conscious Republican in Congress.