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.

Dec 16, 2014Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after U.S. Attorney Andy Luger and an official in the U.S. Attorney General’s office announced a settlement that will allow an Islamic worship center to open in St. Anthony.

Dec 11, 2014Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced it will fund the Housing Trust Fund and the Capital Magnet Fund.

Dec 10, 2014Press Release

WASHINGTON-Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), released the following statement ahead of a House Rules Committee hearing on a deal to partially fund the government through September of next year. 

Dec 9, 2014Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) released the 500 page executive summary of the CIA torture report, which chronicles the use of torture at secret facilities abroad by the CIA from late 2001 through January 2009.

Dec 9, 2014Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) testified in front of Senate Judiciary Committee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human rights today during a hearing entitled “The State of Civil and Human Rights in the United States.” The hearing was chaired by Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Rep. Ellison was joined by his colleagues Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Rep.

Dec 9, 2014Press Release

WASHINGTON-Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), along with Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Rep. Marcia L.