<Mention Recipient’s Address>
Dear <Recipient’s Name>,
<Important issue> is an issue that is very close to my heart, and it’s very important to me to know how you stand on this issue. I would appreciate knowing how you view <cause> and how you plan to act on this issue in the future.
Such information would do a great deal to help clarify the U.S. government’s stance on an issue that means a great deal to me. If you or a member of your staff could respond, I would be very grateful.
Thank you very for your time and consideration. Would be looking forward to your response at the earliest.
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