Congressman Keith Ellison

Representing the 5th District of Minnesota

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Jan 11, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

“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, 2016

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, 2016

“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.

Nov 17, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) Chairwoman Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), CPC Vice Chair Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA), and CPC Vice Chair Rep.

Nov 16, 2016

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after Ramsey County Attorney John Choi charged Officer Jeronimo Yanez, the officer who shot Philando Castile, with second-degree manslaughter.

Nov 14, 2016

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement after President-elect Donald Trump announced Stephen Bannon, the publisher of Breitbart News, would serve as the top strategist in his White House:

Nov 11, 2016

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement in honor of Veterans Day.

“Today we honor the extraordinary sacrifice of our veterans and their families. Every freedom and privilege we enjoy in this country, we owe to the men and women who put on a uniform and protect us.