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FOIA News: Spanberger-related docs released

FOIA News (2019)Allan BlutsteinComment

Closing the Book on Spanberger’s SF-86

By Evan Kielar & Scott R. Anderson, Lawfare, May 13, 2019

Last year, one of us filed a “meta-FOIA” request with Benjamin Wittes seeking information on how former CIA officer and then-congressional candidate (now congresswoman) Abigail Spanberger’s unredacted SF-86 form was released in response to a right-wing advocacy group’s FOIA request. We petitioned both the National Archives and Records Administrations (NARA) and the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), each of which had played a role in the release.

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