Congressman Keith Ellison

Representing the 5th District of Minnesota

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Apr 12, 2018

Mr. Pompeo’s long anti-Muslim record will render him ineffective as a statesman to Muslim leaders and populations

Apr 11, 2018

Last year, defrauded Minnesota students filed 1,044 unapproved borrower defense claims 

Secretary DeVos did not respond to initial inquiry sent in October 2017

Apr 11, 2018

In response to questioning and photographic evidence from Rep. Ellison, Mick Mulvaney admitted he had frosted the glass walls to his office and 13 other offices at the CFPB

Apr 11, 2018

WASHINGTON – Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) commended today's passage of House Resolution 128, which encourages respect for human rights and inclusive governance in Ethiopia.  Rep.

Apr 9, 2018

Mr. Best worked for drugmaker Pfizer before joining CVS Caremark

WASHINGTON — Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) today sent a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar requesting an explanation of the decision to hire CVS Caremark Vice President Daniel Best to lead the agency’s drug pricing reform effort.  

Apr 4, 2018

"Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr dedicated his life to fighting for a better world for all people, and fifty years ago today, he died in that struggle. Dr. King deeply understood, in a way that few did in his time or have since, that in order to have economic justice, we must have racial justice, and that the two struggles cannot be separated. 

Mar 29, 2018

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after President Trump announced that he will end the Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) program, which has allowed Liberian immigrants to remain in the United States and work legally.

Mar 23, 2018

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) today called for William Emanuel to resign from his position on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) following the inspector general’s determination that he violated an ethics pledge:

Mar 23, 2018

Bill includes Ellison-led priorities on affordable housing, public transit, veterans’ healthcare

WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) today announced the inclusion of multiple priorities, including funding for affordable housing, public transit, veterans’ healthcare, and international disaster relief in the Fiscal Year 2018 omnibus spending bill.

Mar 16, 2018

Letter follows Secretary Carson’s proposed changes to HUD’s mission statement and reports of mortgage discrimination in 61 American cities