WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration with oversight of federal elections and campaign finance law, issued the statement below following the Senate’s bipartisan vote to confirm Dara Lindenbaum as a Commissioner on the Federal Election Commission:

“Dara Lindenbaum is an experienced lawyer who will work diligently to enforce our campaign finance laws and keep our democracy strong,” said Klobuchar. “As we continue to see an unprecedented rise in secret money from special interests flooding our elections, qualified and dedicated commissioners like Lindenbaum at the FEC are critical to ensuring transparency in our campaign finance system. Now that she has been confirmed by the Senate with bipartisan support, I look forward to working with her to protect the integrity of our elections and, in turn, our democracy.”

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