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 2, 2015Press Release

Washington – U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, and Representatives Collin Peterson, Betty McCollum, John Kline, Keith Ellison, Tim Walz, Erik Paulsen, Rick Nolan and Tom Emmer are urging Canadian officials to exempt U.S. fishing guides from a $230 work permit to fish in Canadian waters. 

Jun 30, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after President Obama announced a proposal to raise the overtime threshold to $50,440. The previous threshold was $23,660.  

Jun 29, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after the Supreme Court ruled that Arizona’s establishment of an independent districting commission is constitutional.

Jun 26, 2015Press Release

MINNESOTA—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after the Supreme Court reversed the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Obergefell v. Hodges, ruling the Constitution protects the marriage rights of same-sex couples.

Jun 25, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after the House of Representatives passed a package containing Trade Adjustment Assistance and the African Growth and Opportunity Act. 

Jun 25, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after the Supreme Court upheld healthcare subsidies in states with federal exchanges.