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November 13, 1991
Delegate Thomas H. Hattery, D-Frederick, kicked off his campaign forthe 6th District seat here Sunday.Hattery gave a speech, outlining the direction of his campaign and various issues he feels are important to voters.Hattery is seeking the Democratic nomination for the seat now held by a fellow Democrat, Representative Beverly B. Byron. She has not filed for the race but has said she will seek re-election.The Democratic primary is March 3.
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July 15, 1994
It wasn't long ago when freshman Congressman Roscoe G. Bartlett seemed destined to be a one-termer. Within weeks of taking office in 1993, he carved out a reputation as Western Maryland's accidental politician, who happened into office but could not hold on to it. Now he has to be considered the odds-on favorite for re-election to Maryland's Sixth Congressional District, which sprawls from Howard and Carroll counties on the east to Garrett County on the...
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NEWS
February 19, 1992
Improving the economy will take a combination of short- and long-term measures that should not be delayed, Del. Thomas H. Hattery, D-Frederick, said yesterday at a press conference at Carroll County Foods.Hattery, 38, is a candidate for the 6th District congressional seat now held by Beverly B. Byron.Hattery presented a three-page "position paper" titled, "Hattery Plan for Economic Greatness: A Program to End the Reagan-Bush-Byron Recession.""We must act decisively, aggressively and immediately to save jobs, businesses and our economic preeminence in the world," Hattery said.
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By Jim Payne and Jim Payne,Capital News Service | March 12, 1993
WASHINGTON -- Western Maryland's tumultuous congressional race ended in November, but campaign debt continues to haunt Roscoe G. Bartlett and Thomas Hattery.Federal Election Commission records show the Hattery For Congress Committee ended 1992 owing $57,517.94. Mr. Bartlett's campaign reported a debt of $65,485.73. Neither candidate has reduced his debt since the year-end report.Personal loans the candidates made to their own election committees make up almost all of the debt. There is no limit to the amount candidates can contribute to their campaigns.
NEWS
March 18, 1992
Sixth District congressional candidate Thomas Hattery is calling fora series of debates with GOP opponent Roscoe Bartlett."The democratic process needs and the people of this district deserve open and fair discussion of the issues, said Hattery, a farmer and small-business owner from Mount Airy. "Now, more than ever, the congressional election has taken on added significance."The American people want answers to their questions and solutions to their problems, they want to know how the candidates stand on the issues of importance to this nation, and specific plans to improve our economy, reform health care and make education more affordable tofamilies."
NEWS
March 1, 1992
Several more organizations have endorsed state Del. Thomas Hattery for the 6th District in the March 3 Democratic primary against seven-term incumbent Beverly B. Byron:* "The Maryland State Lodge of theFraternal Order of Police is pleased to announce that the majority of the local FOP lodges in the 6th Congressional District have electedto support and endorse the candidacy of Maryland Del. Thomas F. Hattery in the primary election for U.S. Congress," said...
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By Jim Payne and Jim Payne,Capital News Service | March 12, 1993
WASHINGTON -- Western Maryland's tumultuous congressional race ended in November, but campaign debt continues to haunt Roscoe G. Bartlett and Thomas Hattery.Federal Election Commission records show the Hattery For Congress Committee ended 1992 owing $57,517.94, while Mr. Bartlett's campaign reported a debt of $65,485.73. Neither candidate has reduced his debt since the year-end report, they said.Personal loans the candidates made to their own election committees make up almost all of the debt.
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By June Kurtz and June Kurtz,Contributing writer | July 7, 1991
State Delegate Thomas Hattery, D-Carroll, Frederick, Howard, said heis confident his nine-year public service record will lead him to victory in the 6th Congressional District race."
NEWS
By Michael Hill and Michael Hill,Staff Writer | October 1, 1992
The state prosecutor has cleared Del. Thomas Hattery of any criminal improprieties in his legislative expense accounts, but the report doesn't come close to cleaning up the mud the candidates are flinging in the 6th District congressional race.Roscoe Bartlett, the GOP candidate, leveled the charges of improper expenses against Mr. Hattery, the Frederick Democrat who defeated incumbent Beverly B. Byron in the primary.In a seven-page letter to Mr. Bartlett, prosecutor Stephen Montanarel li cited state regulations to explain why Mr. Hattery's procedure for billing the state for his lodging and meal expenses was not illegal.
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By Michael Hill and Michael Hill,Staff Writer | September 23, 1992
HAGERSTOWN -- Just as the scrambled eggs on the plates at the Chamber of Commerce breakfast were getting a bit cold yesterday, Thomas Hattery tried to heat up the race in the 6th Congressional District.The Democratic state delegate from Frederick charged that Roscoe Bartlett, his Republican opponent, had taken more than $5,000 from the federal government for not growing crops on his Frederick County farm -- even though he's been campaigning against federal farm-subsidy programs. Mr. Hattery unleashed the attack during an early morning debate after Mr. Bartlett had answered a question about the country's infrastructure by calling for less regulation and more private enterprise.
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By Jim Payne and Jim Payne,Capital News Service | March 12, 1993
WASHINGTON -- Western Maryland's tumultuous congressional race ended in November, but campaign debt continues to haunt Roscoe G. Bartlett and Thomas Hattery.Federal Election Commission records show the Hattery For Congress Committee ended 1992 owing $57,517.94, while Mr. Bartlett's campaign reported a debt of $65,485.73. Neither candidate has reduced his debt since the year-end report, they said.Personal loans the candidates made to their own election committees make up almost all of the debt.
NEWS
By Kerry O'Rourke and Kerry O'Rourke,Staff Writer | November 18, 1992
Roscoe G. Bartlett didn't expect to have to continue campaigning after he won the 6th District Congressional seat Nov. 3.But that's what a freshman legislator has to do if he wants a seat on an influential congressional committee, the Frederick Republican said last night."
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By C. Fraser Smith and C. Fraser Smith,Staff Writer | November 11, 1992
Maryland Republicans took a pasting in the presidential election last week, but not all of them lost their sense of humor.Herewith, in the style of David Letterman, party loyalists offer eight reasons why the GOP can take comfort in the Clinton victory:* We can stop defending Dan Quayle.* Maryland Democrats won't be able to blame their budget problems on the Reagan-Bush administration anymore.* Mario Cuomo's Supreme Court confirmation hearing will be even more entertaining than Clarence Thomas'.
NEWS
November 5, 1992
The earth didn't move. The bums weren't ousted. And changes in the state's congressional delegation weren't as dramatic as they may have seemed in the klieg lights of election night.Yes, the Republicans did gain a seat. One might even argue they picked up two. Six months ago, after a bitter redistricting fight, the state's Democrats envisioned themselves controlling the delegation by 6-2 rather than their current 5-3. Even though Tom McMillen was being redistricted into the conservative Eastern Shore, the former professional basketball player had a big name and big money.
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By Frank Langfitt and Frank Langfitt,Unofficial results from election boardsStaff Writer Staff writer Tom Keyser contributed to this article | November 5, 1992
It was one of the best moments of Roscoe Bartlett's life. At 66, having never held public office, the retired teacher and farmer had just won the 6th District congressional seat.But instead of heading straight to his campaign headquarters in Frederick on Tuesday night, the Republican stopped off to thank the woman he would succeed -- Democratic incumbent Beverly B. Byron. Representative Byron lost a bitter primary battle to state Del. Thomas H. Hattery, who then fought a nasty campaign with Mr. Bartlett.
NEWS
November 3, 1992
Carroll County voters will also be casting ballots for a number of other offices and ballot questions. Here are our endorsements:* 6th Congressional District -- As mentioned in the box above, we have endorsed Thomas H. Hattery. A farmer and small businessman, Mr. Hattery has been exposed to many of the key concerns of the congressional district. He has a good grasp of the problems confronting the nation and the 6th District, and he has done some creative thinking about their solutions. As a nine-year veteran of the House of Delegates, Mr. Hattery has demonstrated an ability to work well with his colleagues to fashion legislative solutions to complex problems.
NEWS
By Michael Hill and Michael Hill,Staff Writer | October 28, 1992
Last night's televised debate between the 6th District congressional candidates provided no let-up in the rat-tat-tat of charge and counter-charge that has provided the rhythm section for the race between Democrat Tom Hattery and Republican Roscoe Bartlett.The newest charge was raised last week, just before the debate was taped, when Mr. Bartlett produced documentation that he said proved Mr. Hattery did not have workmen's compensation insurance for the workers at his family's small publishing business.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,Staff writer | April 26, 1992
State Del. Thomas H. Hattery said his opponent for the 6th District congressional seat is running a campaign based on publicity stunts.His opponent, Roscoe G. Bartlett, attacked Hattery's record in the General Assembly and said Hattery should give up his State House seat.Hattery, who upset 13-year incumbent Beverly B. Byron in the March Democratic primary, said he will focus on economic, health care andeducation issues during the months before the November election.The 38-year-old Mount Airy farmer said he will offer concrete answersto constituents' concerns.
NEWS
By Kerry O'Rourke and Kerry O'Rourke,Staff Writer | November 1, 1992
With Election Day almost here, 6th District Congressional candidate Thomas H. Hattery tried to "wrap up" the issues for voters Friday.Mr. Hattery, a Democratic state delegate from Frederick County, stressed four major issues and said voters have a clear choice between candidates in this race. His opponent is Republican Roscoe G. Bartlett, a former teacher, home builder and developer who is also from Frederick.The campaign has been a bitter, negative one with both candidates firing charges and accusations at the other.
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