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Senator presses NFL on domestic violence ahead of Super Bowl

Sen. Richard Blumenthal isn't convinced the National Football League is doing everything possible to address domestic violence. The Connecticut Democrat is particularly skeptical of the way the NFL plans to allocate $25 million over five years to back groups that fight domestic violence. Some of that money will come in the form of "promotional support" to entities such as the National Domestic Violence Hotline, according to a letter to Blumenthal and Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, from Commissioner Roger Goodell. Aside from the dollar value seeming small compared to the NFL's multibillion-dollar revenues, Blumenthal sounds dubious of the promotional elements, and he fired off a response ...

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