The patent office goes out of bounds in Redskins trademark case

(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

Fed agencies should stay out of social debates.

Harry Reid: Redskins ‘should get rid of having a group of Americans as mascots’

Senate leader intensifies his calls for the National Football League to change the name of the Washington Redskins.


Federal agency cancels Redskins trademark registration, says name is disparaging

(Ray K. Saunders / The Washington Post)

The case was filed on behalf of five Native Americans who consider the team’s name a racial slur.


Washington’s football team remains on the wrong side of history

(Jonathan Newton / Washington Post)

Daniel Snyder rebuffs another appeal to change his football team’s name.

Senators urge NFL to act on Redskins’ name, citing NBA action with Donald Sterling

Letter to Roger Goodell was signed by 50 Democrats and mention’s swift action taken against Clippers owner.