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Send lawyers, footballs and money: the strange twists and turns of Washington’s football team

Political Theater, Episode 255

House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney listens to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell as he testifies remotely Wednesday during a hearing that examined the NFL’s handling of allegations of misconduct within the Washington Commanders organization. Daniel Snyder, the Commanders' owner, did not attend.
House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney listens to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell as he testifies remotely Wednesday during a hearing that examined the NFL’s handling of allegations of misconduct within the Washington Commanders organization. Daniel Snyder, the Commanders' owner, did not attend. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Washington’s professional football team has a long history of controversy, and Congress and local governments spend a lot of time picking apart its foibles. Would this happen in Jacksonville, though? With us to discuss is Brandon Wetherbee, managing editor of District Fray.

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