The promise of new ownership has local governments interested in doing more to help the Washington Commanders find a site for a new stadium. Now, the Commanders franchise itself is working politicians at the local and federal level to help out.
The team and a spokesman for Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., confirm that it’s been lobbying Congress to turn control of the RFK Stadium site over to the D.C. government.
The land is currently owned by the federal government, and congressional control is one of the biggest obstacles to potentially building a new state-of-the-art football stadium on the site, the future of which has been a matter of considerable debate.
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