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age ULE 24, 20U0 U9sU4E Law ULLices OL FHLLLp ¥. — o1u0s8 1099 pay cr-2e-2008 18:29 JUDGE R. BARCLAY SURRICK P0136 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT ‘EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA ‘sicenrensoies coors ae vest soon goodie sinh pauses he PRET Blea nanceat Stenice e sagen ‘asm mo. et Ser Be ” October 24, 2008 To: Philip J. Berg. Esquire LAW OFFICES OF PHILIP J. BERG 335 Andorra Glen Court Suite 12 LaFayette Hill, Pennsylvania 19444 Fax: 610-834-7659 ‘John P. Lavelle, Jr. BALLARD SPAHR ANDREWS & INGERSOLL, LLP 1735 Market Street, 51* Floor Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103 Fax: 215-864-9125 Benjamin A. Streeter, 11 FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION 999 “B” Suet, NW ‘Washington, DC 20463, (Via E-mail) Paul Andrew Mitchell (Pro Se) clo Forwarding Agent 501 Wost Broadway, #A-332 San Diego, CA 92101 (Via United States Mail) T.B. Bradley (Pro Se) P.O, Box 8542 Columbus, Georgia 31908 (Via United States Mail) OCT 24,2008 04:55P sage 2 OCT 24,2008 09:04P Law Offices of Philip J. 6100347699 page Z oct-2a-co0s 18:08 JUDGE R. RARELAY SURRICK P.a26 Judson Witham (Pro Se) 2250 N, University Parkway i Suite 48 P.O, Box 4863 Provo, Utah 84604 (Via United States Mail) Re: Berg v. Obama, et al. Civil Action No, 08-4083 i ‘Memo: Memorandum and Order to follow. ‘Via Fax: Thirty Six (36) pages transmitted to include this cover page. eT 24,2008 04:55P page? OCT 24,2006 09:09F Law Offices of Philip J. 0108347099 page 3 ocT-2a-zoms 18:18 JUDGE R. BARCLAY SLRRICK P.an36, IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA PHILIP J. BERG, : : CIVIL ACTION ¥ : NO. 08-4983 BARACK OBAMA, etal. ‘SURRICK, J. ocroner £4208 MEMORANDUM & ORDER Presently before the Court are the Motion of Defendant Democratic National Committee and Senator Barack Obama to Dismiss First Amended Complaint (Doe. No. 20) andthe Defendant Federal Election Commission's Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Subject Mater Autisdition (Doc. No. 24). For the following reasons, the Defendants’ Motions to Hismise will bbe granted. : I BACKcROUND A. Procedural History ‘Philip 5. Berg (hereinafter “PlaintfP) is an attorney who is representing hirnlf in this matter. On August 21, 2008, just prior to the Democratic National Convention, Paints fled ® Complain: for Devlartor and Injunetive Relic (Doe. No.) and a Motion For ‘Temporary Restraining Order and for Expedited Discovery (Doc. No. 2“TRO”) sete: Barack Obeme (“Obame"), the Democratic National Committee ("DNC"), the Federal Election ‘Commission (“FEC”), and Doss 1-50 Inclusive. The Complaint and request for TRO. alleged ‘et Obama isnot eligible to run forthe Oflce of President of the United States becase he is not cr 24,2008 08:56° page?