The move comes because of objections to the team’s name.
The civil liberties group is siding with Daniel Snyder in his trademark fight.
The DOJ is defending the statute behind a ruling stripping the team's trademarks.
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.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has previously criticized the team's name as offensive.
Coburn blamed Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.).
"I will be dropping legislation to end that tax status," Cantwell said.
No one would give a team a similar name today, Jewell said.
Politicians have played a role in applying pressure on the Redskins to change their name.
Lawyers said the team continues to have rights over the logo that doesn't include "Redskins."
Officials said the registrations were disparaging to Native Americans.
“The Redskins name is a racist name,” Reid said.
Rep. Mike Honda said his bill would prevent government acceptance of a "racial slur."
The FCC determined the name "Redskins" is not profane.
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 weighs petition to pull license of a D.C. radio station over its use of the name.
Lawmakers seeking to strip the league's tax-exempt status face a tough fight.
Tom Wheeler said the name was not "appropriate" but suggested the FCC wouldn't force change.
Hillary Clinton said there is "no reason for it to continue as a name of a team."
Sen. Mark Warner and his GOP opponent want no part in the Redskins’ controversial dispute.
The panel will decide to act after the team goes through the formal appeals process.
A lawyer for the Redskins said the team is confident it will win on appeal.