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  • DC considers ban on American Indian nicknames

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. Council will consider banning racially based nicknames for public schools in the nation's capital. Democratic Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie introduced a bill Tuesday that would force five schools in the District of Columbia to change nicknames referring to American...

  • Redskins poll: Blacks, Democrats, women support name

    Virginia, once ruled by Pocahontas' father, overwhelmingly supports the Washington Redskins keeping its name, according to a new poll.

  • Capitol Hill's favorite sport? Bashing the NFL

    From the league's domestic violence problems to the controversy over the Washington Redskins' name to even how and when games are broadcast, league Commissioner Roger Goodell has taken a beating from Capitol Hill this year. Here's a play-by-play.

  • It's time to end the NFL's nonprofit status

    Congress shouldn't need a reason like domestic violence or an offensive team name to end the NFL's tax-exempt nonprofit status -- It should end because it exemplifies what's wrong with America's tax code.

  • Congress applauds NFL for new drug policy

    House Oversight Committee's Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and top Democrat, Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said the new policy sends a clear message to professional players -- as well as college, high school and youth athletes -- that performance-enhancing drugs are highly dangerous and won't be...

  • Senator ties NFL tax status to Redskins name

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. senator threatened the NFL with legislation over Washington's nickname, a letter was dispatched to the other 31 team owners, and the issue was linked to the league's others recent troubles Tuesday as the anti-"Redskins" movement took its cause to Capitol Hill. In a news...

  • Senate bill takes aim at Redskins

    Sen. Maria Cantwell announced Tuesday that she will introduce a bill to strip the NFL's tax-exempt status over its failure to force the team to change its name, which many Native Americans find offensive.

  • The 'hypocrisy of political correctness': Fox segment hits company that allows swastika imagery but banned all Redskins material

    Conservative blogger Jeanine Martin made an appearance on Fox News this weekend to discuss what she and the network's anchors characterize as "political correctness" run amok.

  • Daily News owner wanted 'Washington' banned, but paper sacks 'Redskins'

    Just nine months after media and real estate mogul Mortimer Zuckerman praised the name of the Washington Redskins football team, his New York Daily News has sacked it from their pages, calling the word a "slur."

  • Redskins radio license challenged, team name called 'profanity,' 'hate crime'

    One of Washington's top litigators with a record of cowing Big Tobacco and fast food companies has filed a petition with the FCC challenging the license of a radio station owned by the Washington Redskins, a name he dubbed "profanity," and a "hate crime."



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