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.

Nov 15, 2017Press Release


WASHINGTON – In response to reports that Richard Cordray will step down as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Rep. Keith Ellison issued the following statement:

Nov 15, 2017Press Release

WASHINGTON — On the one-month anniversary of the October 14th terror attack on Mogadishu, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN), along with Reps.

Nov 14, 2017Press Release


WASHINGTON – Rep. Keith Ellison led six members of the Minnesota Congressional delegation in sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement opposing their plan to expand immigration detention facilities by up to 600 beds in and around St. Paul, Minnesota.

Nov 10, 2017Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement on Veterans Day.

"This Veterans Day, we honor the service and sacrifice of our nation’s veterans and remember the soldiers who are no longer with us. 

Nov 3, 2017Press Release


WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison issued the following statement in response to reports that the President and Senate Republicans agreed to oppose a legislative solution for DACA recipients in the year-end spending bill:

Oct 13, 2017Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement on President Trump’s decision to withhold certification of the Iran nuclear deal: