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 calls for the public's voice to be heard during a debate in Congress on any possible military action against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
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.

Sep 22, 2014In The News
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) traveled to New York City Sunday to stand with Minnesotans and Americans from around the country demanding leaders take action to combate climate change. You can see tweets, Vines and photos from the event below.
Sep 22, 2014In The News

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) joined MSNBC's Up with Steve Kornacki to discuss the People's Climate March in New York City. 

Sep 17, 2014Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after voting in favor of the McKeon amendment to give President Obama the authority to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Sep 17, 2014Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) sent Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) a letter urging him to create a Select Committee on Income Inequality instead of spending as much as 3.3 million tax dollars on another investigation into Benghazi.

Sep 12, 2014Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement ahead of the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) into law by President Clinton. 

“Since the passage of the Violence Against Women Act, we’ve reduced the incidence of violence and given victims the confidence to speak out about abuse. 

Sep 12, 2014Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), along with CPC Equal Protection Taskforce Chair Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO), released the following statement today after meeting with a delegation of children who are growing up without one or both of their parents as a result of deportations.