Op-Eds & Articles
Rep. David E. Price (NC-04)
By Congressman David E. Price (D-NC) and Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL)
August 4, 2015
By Congressman David Price, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, and Congressman Lloyd Doggett
This month marks the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s deeply misguided Citizens Uniteddecision, which unleashed a tidal wave of outside money in our elections, with no end in sight. Each successive election since 2010 has seen an increase in the amount of money spent by candidates, parties, outside groups and individuals.
The new Republican leadership in Congress has indicated that new, punitive measures against Iran might be among its first orders of business, even though diplomatic talks with our international alliance are entering a promising new stage.
By Rep. David E. Price
Beware the bearer of Band-Aids. This is one of the most important lessons of the just-concluded government shutdown.