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FEC dismisses complaints of Republican wrongdoing in assisting 2004 Nader campaign

[JURIST] The Federal Election Commission [official website] on Thursday dismissed complaints [official press release] that Republican and conservative groups acted improperly to get third-party candidate Ralph Nader [JURIST news archive] on the ballot during the 2004 presidential campaign. Nader said the complaints were "frivolous". The FEC said they had no reason to believe that any of the groups broke the law. Earlier this year, the FEC dismissed a complaint that Democrats [JURIST report] were working illegally to keep Nader off the ballot. AP has more.

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