Sen. Murphy asking Fox to skip NASCAR race sponsored by the National Rifle Association

Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy is urging Fox to not air Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup race sponsored by the National Rifle Association. He sent a

He sent a letter yesterday to media mogul

He sent a letter yesterday to media mogul Rupert Murdoch.

WASHINGTON - Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy is urging Fox to not air Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup race sponsored by the National Rifle Association.

He sent a letter yesterday to media mogul Rupert Murdoch.

Murphy says the race would give national attention to both the organization and its side of the gun control debate.

Fox has not commented.

The race will air as scheduled.

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