|In denying the appeal, the Justice Department's co-director of the Office of Information and Privacy said the agency had 'properly withheld' documents which 'related solely to internal agency practices' or which in being part of a 'law enforcement' investigation 'could reasonably be expected to constitute an unwarranted invasion of the personal privacy of third parties.' HOWEVER...Petrelis notes that much of Sen. John Kerry (D-MA)'s FBI 'file' was released in advance of the 2004 presidential election, much of it relating to his protests of the Vietnam War.
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