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.

Oct 14, 2016Press Release
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after the Minnesota Nurses Association approved the new contract from Allina Health.
Sep 28, 2016Op-Ed

John Stumpf’s Wells Fargo Racket Shows Why Bank Workers Need a Union

To end these predatory practices, financial services sector employees should be given a seat at the table and allowed to collectively bargain.
Sep 20, 2016Press Release

WASHINGTON–Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement on the Fifth Anniversary of the end of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”

Sep 16, 2016Press Release
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) introduced the HBCU Investment Expansion Act, which would allow municipal bonds issued by HBCUs to have triple tax-exempt status (local, state, and federal).
Sep 15, 2016Press Release
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) was the lead Democrat co-sponsor on House Resolution 861, introduced by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), which calls for the respect of human rights and inclusive governance in Ethiopia.
Sep 10, 2016Op-Ed

Fifteen years ago, the United States was attacked by terrorists claiming to act in the name of Islam. America’s response? “United We Stand.” Yet now it feels like Muslims face more hatred in 2016 than on Sept. 11, 2001.