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.
Click here to learn more about President Obama's immigration executive actions.
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 29, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON —Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced the Same Day Voter Registration Act (H.R. 3276) and the Voter Access Protection Act (H.R. 3277) today to make it easier for Americans to register to vote by allowing same day registration at polling places for all federal elections and banning voter ID laws. 

Jul 28, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Congressional Progressive Caucus, along with Democratic Members of the House Judiciary Committee and support from the Congressional Tri-Caucuses, today held a forum on family detention.  The forum highlighted grave abuses experienced by women and children housed in for-profit detention facilities across the country. 

Jul 28, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) and working families introduced a resolution today calling for universal child care. The Progressive Caucus resolution, introduced by Rep.

Jul 28, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced the Zero Waste Development and Expansion Act (H.R. 3237) today, which will support communities striving towards zero waste by establishing a grant program that funds the infrastructure, technology, and community outreach needed to achieve it.

Jul 27, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps.

Jul 24, 2015Press Release

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