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.
Get the facts on the outbreak in West Africa and learn how you can help those in need here. Call Minnesota's Ebola Information Line is 651-201-3920 or 1-800-657-3903.
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.

Oct 17, 2014Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after the Minneapolis City Council passed and Mayor Betsy Hodges signed a resolution to begin a sister-city partnership with Bosaso, Somalia’s third largest city.

Oct 9, 2014Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken along with Representatives Keith Ellison and Tim Walz announced that Minnesota researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester and the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis will receive over $1.6 million as part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) “BRAIN” Initiative.

Oct 8, 2014In The News

The Internet is a place where people who do not have a seat at the table can amplify their voices. That's why working people must be front and center when the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decides what to do about net neutrality.

Oct 8, 2014In The News

White House Fact Sheet: The U.S. Response to the Ebola Epidemic in West Africa

Oct 6, 2014Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after the Supreme Court declined to review lower-court rulings on marriage equality in Virginia, Utah, Oklahoma, Indiana and Wisconsin.

Oct 6, 2014In The News

Rep. Ellison (D-MN) joined Esme Murphy on WCCO's Sunday Morning yesterday to discuss ISIL, ebola, and Community Action. You can watch the clip below.