Congressman Keith Ellison

Representing the 5th District of Minnesota

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No student should be punished for investing in her future, which is why debt-free college is such an important idea.
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Rep. Ellison wrote an op-ed for the New York Times on why we must make it easier for Somali-Americans to send money home.
It’s time to work for a fair trade deal that will grow American jobs and wages, rather than accelerate a race to the bottom.

Jul 24, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced two bills to strengthen the ability of franchisees to succeed as business owners.

Jul 22, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) and 28 of their colleagues introduced the Pay Workers a Living Wage Act today, which raises the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020.

Jul 22, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Al Franken (D-MN), and Reps. Keith Ellison (D-MN), Tom Emmer (R-MN), Betty McCollum (D-MN), and Tim Walz (D-MN) sent a letter today calling on President Barack Obama to prioritize human rights during his upcoming trip to Kenya and Ethiopia.

Jul 21, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison released the following statement to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. 

Jul 17, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Reps. Keith Ellison (D-MN), Tom Emmer (R-MN) and Adam Smith (D-WA) sent a letter today with their colleagues Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Al Franken (D-MN), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), and Reps. Erik Paulsen (R-MN), Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA) and Jim McDermott (D-WA) calling on President Barack Obama to name a new U.S. Ambassador to Somalia as soon as possible.