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For Immediate Release Contact:  Judith Ingram
July 1, 2013 Julia Queen
  Christian Hilland

District Court Issues Opinion in Vroom v. FEC

WASHINGTON – The United States District Court for the District of Columbia on Friday issued its Opinion in Peter J. Vroom v. FEC (Case 1:12-cv-00143-RMC), granting the Commission’s motion to dismiss. The text of the Memorandum Opinion may be found here (http://www.fec.gov/law/litigation/vroom_dc_opinion.pdf ).

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.

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