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 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.

Aug 4, 2014Press Release

WASHINGTON - Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today following the passage of H. J. Res. 76:

Aug 1, 2014Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) applauded the Senate’s passage of the Money Remittances Improvement Act (H.R. 4386), which would make it easier for well-regulated nonbank institutions such as money service businesses to provide remittances to their customers across the globe. The bill was passed by a voice vote and now goes to the President’s desk to be signed into law.

Jul 31, 2014Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Ellison (D-MN) made the following statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H. Con. Res.