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 10, 2018Press Release

WASHINGTON — Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) issued the following statement regarding S. 139, the FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017:

Jan 8, 2018Press Release

WASHINGTON — Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) issued the following statement after it was announced that President Trump and Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen would end Temporary Protected Status for approximately 200,000 Salvadorans seeking refuge in the United States:

Dec 21, 2017Press Release

WASHINGTON — Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) and twenty-six colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives sent the following letter regarding the November 26th Honduran presidential election to President Donald Trump: 

Dec 21, 2017Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) sent a letter to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement about reports that 92 Somali nationals had been beaten, restrained, deprived of food and water, and forced to urinate on themselves while in ICE custody on a plane in Senegal.

The text of the full letter reads as the following:

Dec 20, 2017Press Release

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), and Rep. David N. Cicilline (D-RI) yesterday introduced the 21st Century Competition Commission Act (H.R.

Dec 18, 2017Press Release

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) issued the following statement after Honduras’ electoral commission declared right-wing incumbent Juan Orlando Hernández as the winner of the November 26 presidential election: