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.
Rep. Ellison introduced legislation that would raise billions to invest in our economy by taxing highly speculative financial transactions.
When the federal budget invests in our people, we can meet the needs of working families.
Rep. Ellison and Rep. Grijalva led a letter with 35 of their colleagues to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler demanding net neutrality.

Aug 30, 2014Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after the Minneapolis City Council voted to approve the Southwest light rail line (SWLRT).

Aug 27, 2014Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after Israeli and Hamas officials announced they had agreed to an open-ended ceasefire.

Aug 26, 2014Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after 27,000 home healthcare workers voted to unionize in the largest union election in Minnesota history.

Aug 9, 2014Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Ellison released the following statement today after President Obama announced that United States armed forces were engaging in humanitarian and military operations in Northern Iraq.

Aug 9, 2014Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after President Obama signed the Money Remittances Improvement Act (H.R. 4386) into law. The law improves regulation for nonbank financial institutions such as money service businesses.

Aug 5, 2014Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS— Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) will attend a tour hosted by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) of Minnesota of the Capella Tower, a commercial building recently USGBC LEED Gold certified, on August 6th, 2014 at 3:00 PM CST.