1234, Main Street
Boston, MA 02123
05 April, 2005
<Recipient Address Goes Here>
<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 for your time.
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