Congressman Keith Ellison

Representing the 5th District of Minnesota

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No student should be punished for investing in her future, which is why debt-free college is such an important idea.
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Rep. Ellison wrote an op-ed for the New York Times on why we must make it easier for Somali-Americans to send money home.
It’s time to work for a fair trade deal that will grow American jobs and wages, rather than accelerate a race to the bottom.

Aug 18, 2017Press Release
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after Medaria Arradondo was unanimously confirmed as Minneapolis Chief of Police.
Aug 6, 2017Press Release
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after a bomb was detonated at the Bloomington Islamic Center.
Aug 3, 2017Press Release
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after an explosion at Minnehaha Academy killed two people.
Aug 1, 2017Press Release
Rep. Keith Ellison issued the following statement after reports surfaced that members of Berta Cáceres’ family have been repeatedly harassed and threatened. Berta Cáceres’ was a prominent human and environment rights activist who was murdered in March 2016.
Jul 31, 2017Press Release

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced the Fair Tax Treatment for Consumer-Plaintiffs Act (H.R. 3583) today. This bill would end the disincentive that deters many people from filing civil claims – such as complaints of consumer fraud – out of fear that they will end up paying more in taxes than they could gain from winning a judgment in their favor.

Jul 26, 2017Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after President Donald Trump tweeted that he would direct the United States Armed Forces to ban transgender people from serving.