Congressman Keith Ellison

Representing the 5th District of Minnesota

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The late Senator Paul Wellstone of Minnesota used to say, “If politics is the art of the possible, then organizing is the art of making more possible.” Workers are organizing.
Get the facts on the outbreak in West Africa and learn how you can help those in need here. Call Minnesota's Ebola Information Line is 651-201-3920 or 1-800-657-3903.
Thousands marched in the streets of New York City to call for bold action on climate change. Check out Rep. Ellison's tweets, Vines and photos from the event.
Rep. Ellison and Rep. Grijalva led a letter with 35 of their colleagues to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler demanding net neutrality.

Nov 21, 2014Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) sent a letter today to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel calling for an increase in pay for military personnel deployed in West Africa to fight Ebola. The letter comes as the Minnesota National Guard’s 34th Infantry Division announced 700 soldiers will be deployed to Liberia in the spring to assist in the fight against the epidemic.

Nov 20, 2014Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement tonight after President Obama laid out his plan for taking executive action on immigration in a speech to the nation.

Nov 19, 2014Press Release

WASHINGTON--Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) along with CPC Peace and Security Task Force Chair Rep.

Nov 19, 2014In The News

Rep. Keith Ellison spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives today to call on Congress  to support current negotiations on Iran's nuclear program. You can watch the video below. 

Nov 19, 2014Press Release

WASHINGTON--Today, the members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) chose their leadership for the 114th Congress and re-elected Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) as Co-Chairs. 

The rest of the Progressive Caucus leadership for the 114th Congress is listed below:

Nov 18, 2014Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after four Israelis were killed in a terror attack in East Jerusalem.