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.
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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.

Feb 27, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after Metropolitan Council Chair Adam Duininck and Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board President Liz Wielinski announced an agreement on Southwest Light Rail Transit.

Feb 26, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison introduced the Investor Choice Act of 2015 (H.R. 1098) today, a bill to end pre-dispute mandatory (or “forced”) arbitration agreements and ban prohibitions on class action lawsuits in customer service contracts between investment advisers and broker-dealers and their clients.

Feb 26, 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 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted today to approve Chairman Wheeler’s proposal protecting net neutrality through Title II reclassification of Internet access.

Feb 24, 2015Press Release

MINNESOTA – Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after Governor Mark Dayton announced that he intended to nominate Gail Dorfman and Cara Letofsky to the Metropolitan Council:

Feb 23, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after the White House announced that the Department of Labor is moving forward with a rule to expand the definition of retirement investor advisors who must put their clients’ interests first.

Feb 13, 2015Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) and CPC Peace and Security Task Force Chair Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) released the following statement today in response to President Obama’s proposal for an authorization for the use of military force (AUMF) against ISIL.