02/09/2014 07:54 pm ET Updated Feb 09, 2014

Lawmakers Press N.F.L. on Name Change for Washington Redskins


Two members of Congress plan to send a strongly worded letter to the commissioner of the National Football League on Monday urging him to support changing the name of the Washington Redskins because it offends Native Americans, with one lawmaker saying she might reconsider the league’s tax-exempt status if it does not comply.

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