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.
"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 name will change, and justice will be done," the Democratic leader said.
The Senate majority leader and the NFL have been fighting over the name for months.
A left-leaning advertising firm had attacked the ice cream company.
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Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) said Thursday that lawmakers’ calls to change the name od the...
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has previously criticized the team's name as offensive.
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.
The office ruled the trademark is disparaging and must be cancelled.
In April, an American billionaire and owner of a West Coast-based National Basketball Association...
Del. Eni Faleomavaega (D), the American Samoa's non-voting representative in Congress, on Wednesday...
The Redskins owner urged Reid to attend before he criticizes the team.
The NFL said it respects opinions of senators who called for change to Redskins name.