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For Immediate Release Contact:  Judith Ingram
March 28, 2013 Julia Queen
  Christian Hilland


District Court Issues Opinion in FEC v. Craig for U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON – The United States District Court for the District of Columbia today issued its Memorandum Opinion and Order in FEC v. Craig for U.S. Senate et al. (Case 1:12-cv-00958-ABJ). The text of the Memorandum Opinion may be found here ( and the text of the Order may be found here ( ).


The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is an independent regulatory agency that administers and enforces federal campaign finance laws. The FEC has jurisdiction over the financing of campaigns for the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate, the Presidency and the Vice Presidency. Established in 1975, the FEC is composed of six Commissioners who are nominated by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate.