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 31, 2015Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS – Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced The Energy Efficient Manufactured Homes Act 0f 2015 (H.R.  3275) this week, which will enable economically vulnerable families live in safe, affordable and energy-efficient homes. 

Jul 30, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), along with 62 House Democrats, today sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy urging the EPA to issue a strong National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone of 60 parts per billion. 

Jul 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 today to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid.

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.