Communication with Senator Lindsey Graham (Federal Election Commission)

Chris Meller filed this request with the Federal Election Commission of the United States of America.
Tracking # 2014-16
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No Responsive Documents

Communications

From: Chris Meller

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All communication to or from US Senator Lindsey Graham or his representatives since assuming office on January 3, 2003 through the date this request is processed.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Chris Meller

From: Federal Election Commission

November 26, 2013

Subject: Your Freedom of Information Act Request to the Federal Election
Commission FOIA Request 2014-16

Dear Mr. Meller

This email acknowledges receipt of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
request dated November 23, 2013.

Your request for a fee wavier has been granted. 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 2014-16.

Thank you for contacting the Federal Election Commission.


Sincerely,

Candace Salley
FOIA Requester
Service Center

Chris Meller <requests@muckrock.com>
Sent by: requests@muckrock.com
11/23/2013 05:56 PM

To
FOIA@fec.gov,
cc

Subject
Freedom of Information Request: Communication with Senator Lindsey Graham
(Federal Election Commission)

November 23, 2013
Federal Election Commission
Federal Election Commission
Attn: FOIA Requester Service Center
Room 408
999 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20463

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request
the following records:

All communication to or from US Senator Lindsey Graham or his
representatives since assuming office on January 3, 2003 through the date
this request is processed.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this
request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made
available to the general public free of charge as part of the public
information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the
news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for
commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would
inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I
would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if
available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I
look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business
days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Chris Meller

Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 9198
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819

PLEASE NOTE the new address as well as the fact that improperly addressed
(i.e., with the requester's name rather than MuckRock News) requests might
be returned by the USPS as undeliverable.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Nov. 23, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number # 2014-16.

Thank you for your help.

From:

Mr. Meller:

I apologize for the delay. The appropriate office is still searching for
any records responsive to your request. I do not believe further
clarification of the request will be necessary. My hope is that you will
be able to receive a response next week. If you have any questions,
please do not hesitate to contact me.

I appreciate your patience.

Thanks,
Robert M. Kahn
FOIA Requester Service Center

Chris Meller <requests@muckrock.com>
Sent by: requests@muckrock.com
12/26/2013 05:00 AM

To
FOIA@fec.gov,
cc

Subject
RE: Freedom of Information Request # 2014-16

December 26, 2013
Federal Election Commission
Federal Election Commission
Attn: FOIA Requester Service Center
Room 408
999 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20463

This is a follow up to request number 2014-16:

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request,
copied below, and originally submitted on Nov. 23, 2013. Please let me
know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification
is needed. You had assigned it reference number # 2014-16.

Thank you for your help.

---

On Nov. 26, 2013:

November 26, 2013

Subject: Your Freedom of Information Act Request to the Federal Election
Commission FOIA Request 2014-16

Dear Mr. Meller

This email acknowledges receipt of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
request dated November 23, 2013.

Your request for a fee wavier has been granted. 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 2014-16.

Thank you for contacting the Federal Election Commission.


Sincerely,

Candace Salley
FOIA Requester
Service Center

Chris Meller <requests@muckrock.com>
Sent by: requests@muckrock.com
11/23/2013 05:56 PM

To
FOIA@fec.gov,
cc

Subject
Freedom of Information Request: Communication with Senator Lindsey Graham
(Federal Election Commission)

November 23, 2013
Federal Election Commission
Federal Election Commission
Attn: FOIA Requester Service Center
Room 408
999 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20463

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request
the following records:

All communication to or from US Senator Lindsey Graham or his
representatives since assuming office on January 3, 2003 through the date
this request is processed.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this
request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made
available to the general public free of charge as part of the public
information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the
news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for
commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would
inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I
would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if
available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I
look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business

days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Chris Meller

Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 9198
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819

PLEASE NOTE the new address as well as the fact that improperly addressed
(i.e., with the requester's name rather than MuckRock News) requests might

be returned by the USPS as undeliverable.

---

On Nov. 23, 2013:

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request
the following records:

All communication to or from US Senator Lindsey Graham or his
representatives since assuming office on January 3, 2003 through the date
this request is processed.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this
request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made
available to the general public free of charge as part of the public
information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the
news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for
commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would
inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I
would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if
available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I
look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business
days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Chris Meller

Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 9198
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819

PLEASE NOTE the new address as well as the fact that improperly addressed
(i.e., with the requester's name rather than MuckRock News) requests might
be returned by the USPS as undeliverable.

From:

VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL

Chris Meller
Email: requests@muckrock.com


Re: Your Freedom of Information Act Request to the Federal Election
Commission FOIA (2014-16)

Dear Mr. Meller:

This is in response to your request for information from the Federal
Election Commission (FEC) under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA),
dated November 23, 2013 and received in our office November 25, 2013.
Specifically, you requested the following records:
All communication to or from US Senator Lindsey Graham or his
representatives since assuming office on January 3, 2003 through [the
present].

We have searched our records and have found no documents responsive to
your request. Therefore, we are denying the request.

You may appeal any adverse FOIA determination. Any such appeal must be
filed in writing and should follow the guidelines set forth in 11 C.F.R. ยง
4.8. If you have any questions, please contact the FOIA Requester Service
Center at FOIA@fec.gov, or (202) 694-1650. Thank you for contacting the
FEC and we appreciate your patience.

Sincerely,

Robert M. Kahn
FOIA Requester Service
Center

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