- — Claire McCaskill (@clairecmc)Mon, Feb 10 2014 01:39:35Michael Sam makes me have so much #Mizzou pride. Courage. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/10/sports/michael-sam-college-football-star-says-he-is-gay-ahead-of-nfl-draft.html …
- — Samantha Power (@AmbassadorPower)Mon, Feb 10 2014 02:46:42Somewhere, some young athlete Michael Sam has never met will now know he or she can pursue their dream regardless of who they love.
- — Senator Jack Reed (@SenJackReed)Mon, Feb 10 2014 12:36:01Regardless what #NFL team drafts him, I’m rooting for Michael Sam -- not for all his sacks, but because of cultural barrier he just smashed.
- — Senator Chris Coons (@ChrisCoons)Mon, Feb 10 2014 03:54:57
- — David N. Cicilline (@davidcicilline)Mon, Feb 10 2014 01:42:30Missouri SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year, Michael Sam, says he is gay; could be first openly gay NFL player! Great talent & courageous!
- — Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT)Mon, Feb 10 2014 02:38:53I wish I could believe the sources in this story aren't representative of the NFL's views on gay players. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/college-football/news/20140209/michael-sam-draft-stock/?mobile=no …
- — Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (@SenatorShaheen)Mon, Feb 10 2014 03:42:08Proud of this young man. Wishing @MikeSamFootball the best of luck throughout his career. http://espn.go.com/espn/otl/story/_/id/10429030/michael-sam-missouri-tigers-says-gay …
Pols laud Missouri's Michael Sam
D.C. takes to Twitter to applaud the openly-gay football player.