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Recently, the US House of Representatives passed a measure called the “No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013.” The underlying concept is simple: members of Congress will not receive a paycheck until a comprehensive budget passes.
Congressman James McGovern (D-Massachusetts) introduced two new amendments to the Constitution, Tuesday, in an attempt to overturn Citizens United and further congress’ ability to regulate campaign spending.
Sanford had a reputation as a stingy fiscal conservative and a strict constitutionalist in Congress with an independent streak that ran him afoul of party leaders in both Washington and Columbia.