"These decisions are tragically misguided at a time when Americans are demanding government of, by and for the people, not government bought and paid for by special interests,” Price said.
Price has sponsored numerous laws in the past to reform campaign financing, including the Empowering Citizens Act, which would allow for public financing of Congressional Elections, and said he plans to extend, the Stand By Your Ad Act, which requires candidates to claim responsibility for campaign ads, to Super PACs.
McIntyre shoots hoops for homeless
Rep. Mike McIntyre, D-N.C., joined fellow members of Congress for a game of basketball to benefit the homeless.
McIntyre, along with other members of Congress from both parties, faced off against faculty members from Georgetown University Law School to benefit the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless
The members of Congress, dubbed the Hill's Angels, beat the faculty members in a 46-40 game and helped raise more than $600,000.
McIntyre, who announced his retirement earlier this year, was also honored at the event, having his jersey honorarily retired at halftime.
Jones flaunts failing grade from secular group
Most members of Congress would not take pride in receiving a failing grade from a citizens group, but Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C., touted his poor rating from a national secular group.
The Secular Coalition for America, an umbrella organization for organizations of non-religious Americans, released its 2013 Congressional Report Card this week, which Jones being one of three members of Congress to tie for its lowest score.
But Jones celebrated the grade in a statement, saying it showed his commitment to standing for religious values.
“It is a badge of honor to receive a failing grade from a leading atheist organization, as it indicates that I have been successfully working against attacks on those values,” Jones said.
Jones was one of 315 failing grades the organization gave to members of Congress.