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, 2016Press Release
Rep. Keith Ellison released the following statement after the Department of Justice announced that it will end the use of private prisons.
Jul 21, 2016Press Release

Washington – Rep. Keith Ellison released the following statement on the fifth anniversary of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau:

Jul 15, 2016Press Release
Rep. Keith Ellison sent the following letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch requesting the Department of Justice to investigate a possible hate crime against five Somali men who were shot in Minneapolis during Ramadan.
Jul 14, 2016In The News

This week, we celebrate a quiet anniversary – one that’s probably far from most people’s minds. It’s the anniversary of an agreement that’s been a quiet success. A deal that keeps a nuclear weapon out of Iran’s hands, and makes the world a safer place. Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) – the Iran nuclear agreement.

Jul 14, 2016Op-Ed

I don’t know about you, but I’d never heard a sitting governor say race might explain why a black person was killed in an officer-involved shooting. Or was denied housing, or was rejected from a job. But on July 7, responding to the fatal shooting of Philando Castile during a traffic stop, Minnesota Gov.

Jul 11, 2016Press Release
Rep. Keith Ellison released the following statement on the protests in St. Paul.