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For Immediate Release Contact:  Judith Ingram
May 31, 2013 Julia Queen
  Christian Hilland

Appeals Court Issues Opinion in Wagner v. FEC

WASHINGTON – The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit today issued its opinion in Wagner v. FEC (Case 12-5365), remanding the case to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. The text of the Opinion may be found here (http://www.fec.gov/law/litigation/wagner_ac_opinion.pdf). The text of the Judgment may be found here (http://www.fec.gov/law/litigation/wagner_ac_judgment.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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