D.C. Mayor Bowser Avoids Saying “Redskins,” Wants to Speak to Owner Dan Snyder

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser once again is referring to the Washington Redskins without mentioning the team's name, but she still wants to talk to the team and owner Dan Snyder about a new stadium in the nation's capital.

Emails obtained by The Associated Press through a public-records request show Bowser administration officials have been in talks with Redskins officials and were trying to set up a phone call between Bowser and Snyder.

The two have not yet spoken, but Bowser said her administration is interested in talking to the team about its "needs."

Bowser also said she finds the Redskins' full name to be "offensive." Earlier this year she attracted attention for referring to the team by its full name.

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