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Philip J Berg lawsuit, Obama served, DNC served, FEC served, FOIA request to FEC, FEC FOIA status, FEC response by October 21, 2008, Citizen Wells phone call to FEC

The MSM has not covered the story of the Philip J Berg lawsuit served
on Barack Obama, the DNC and the FEC. Many people have contacted us
in disbelief at the lack of MSM coverage. It is our duty to keep you
informed and we will continue to do so. If you are unaware of the details
regarding the lawsuit, click on the page link at the top of this blog.
Here are the response deadlines for the Philip J Berg lawsuit:

Berg v. Obama, et al. Civil Case No. 08-cv-04083
 
Answers are due from the various parties to the lawsuite as follows:

Barrack Obama September 24, 2008;

DNC: September 24, 2008 and

FEC: October 21, 2008 (Federal and Government Employees and Entities have sixty (60) days)
 

Citizen Wells requested information via the FOIA from the FEC on 9/13/2008. Here is the FOIA request made to the FEC:
Date 9/13/2008

Federal Election Commission
Attn: FOIA Requester Service Center
Room 408
999 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20463

Re: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request

Dear Sir / Madam:

This is a request for records under the Freedom of Information Act [or Privacy Act]. I am requesting records created or dated between the dates of August 21, 2008 and September 13, 2008. Specifically, I am requesting documents that relate to

the Philip J Berg lawsuit initiated and served on Barack Obama, the DNC and the FEC.

For the purposes of determining what, if any, fees may be assessed in connection with the processing of this request, I am

a representative of the news media requesting records as part of a newsgathering effort. I am affiliated with Citizen Wells blog. This has an educational aspect due to students getting information from the blog in the absence of reporting by the MSM.

I request a waiver of all fees for this request. Disclosure of the requested information to me is in the public interest because it is likely to contribute significantly to the public understanding of the operations or activities of the government and is not primarily my commercial interest. As stated above, the MSM is not covering this story and the public deserves to know the truth and have the facts reported in a timely manner.

If you have any questions regarding this request, my daytime telephone number is ___________. My email address is ____________. Thank you for your consideration of this request.

Sincerely,

Citizen Wells
The FEC responded via email on Thursday, September 18, 2008. Here is the FEC response:
Citizen Wells
Subject:                        Your Freedom of Information Act Request to the
Federal Election Commission

Dear Citizen Wells:

This email acknowledges receipt of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request dated September 13, 2008.

Please note that, depending upon the nature of your request, we may be able to respond to you more quickly if you are able to state your request more specifically or narrowly, either in terms of the scope of documents you have requested or by refining the timeframe of your request.  If you would like to discuss this option or if you have any questions, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center at (202) 694-1650.  Please include the following tracking number in all future correspondence regarding this matter – FOIA Request XXXXXX.

Thank you for contacting the Federal Election Commission.

                                       

                                                        Sincerely,

                                                        Candace J. Salley
                                                        FOIA Requester Service

 
I phoned Candace J. Salley on friday, September 19, 2008. She was out of the office and I left a message. I will attempt to speak with her on Monday. I will keep you informed.