Republican Ajit Pai declined to give his personal views on the use of the team’s name.
Three Native Americans filed a petition opposing a broadcasting license of a Fox affiliate.
They filed petitions asking the agency to reject a license for Dan Snyder's radio station.
Coburn blamed Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.).
Tom Wheeler said the name was not "appropriate" but suggested the FCC wouldn't force change.
The team expressed confidence in a win, pointing to a "virtually identical" case in 2003.
Hillary Clinton said there is "no reason for it to continue as a name of a team."
The former GOP congressman was discussing the Redskins controversy on his radio show.
Reid and other Democrats have urged the team to change its name.
The NFL said it respects opinions of senators who called for change to Redskins name.
Reid came out against team name last year and has pressed the league office to take action.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) proposed having a contest to find the team a new name.
Del. Holmes Norton urged FCC to "get this racial slur off the air."
Critics are using “meritless” arguments against the team's name, a radio station claimed.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has previously criticized the team's name as offensive.
The measure slams the league for its promotion of the Washington Redskins.
The Florida senator says changing the Redskins' name should be left to the owners.
Eleanor Holmes Norton says Roger Goodell and Dan Snyder should be ashamed.
He stuck to his position that he would likely change the name if he owned the team.
The lawyer for the Redskins said the team is confident it will win on appeal.
Del. Eni Faleomavaega (D), the American Samoa's non-voting representative in Congress, on Wednesday...
The 50 Dems sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday.
McCain's home state has one of the largest Native American populations in the U.S.