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.
President Obama is boldly acting to protect families from being torn apart, taking a first step towards fixing an immigration system that is inhumane and cruel.
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.

Jan 26, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) led a letter with 61 House Democrats thanking Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt for funding the Housing Trust Fund and Capital Magnet fund, a move critical to providing affordable homes for working families.

Jan 22, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after House Republicans voted again to restrict women’s reproductive rights.

Jan 21, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced the Protect Democracy from Criminal Corporations Act today, legislation to limit campaign expenditures by corporations that break the law.

Jan 20, 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 delivered his seventh State of the Union address. 

Jan 18, 2015Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today ahead of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. 

Jan 16, 2015Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after Governor Mark Dayton appointed Adam Duininck to serve as Chair of the Metropolitan Council.