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.

Jan 11, 2017Press Release

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC) today introduced the Credit Access and Inclusion Act of 2017 (H.R. 435), which would allow for a more thorough, fair evaluation of an individual’s credit worthiness.

Jan 11, 2017Press Release

Washington –Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Alabama NAACP President Bernard Simelton released the following statements as the Senate Judiciary Committee considers Senator Jeff Sessions for the position of United States Attorney General.

 

Jan 6, 2017Press Release

“There will always be the possibility for peace as long as those committed to its cause are willing to act. A two-state solution has been the longstanding bipartisan, international consensus, and I believe it is the only way to truly achieve peace. This resolution makes that goal less achievable, and that is why I cannot support it.

 

Dec 8, 2016Press Release

WASHINGTON– Reps. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Hank Johnson (D-GA), along with 27 Members of the House, sent a letter today to Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Treasury Jacob Lew expressing growing concern about human rights violations in Honduras. This letter coincides with the nine-month anniversary of Berta Cáceres’s tragic murder.

Dec 5, 2016Press Release

“After months of protests, I’m inspired by this victory by thousands of indigenous activists and Water Protectors, and millions of Americans who support them. 

“This is a victory for all people who fight for social justice. And it is a victory won by the power of peaceful protest - a reminder of what people can do when they stand up and organize.