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Keith Ellison's Public Statements

Full Name: Keith M. Ellison
Office: U.S. House (MN) - District 5, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for U.S. House - District 5
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Kim; 4 Children: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Elijah, Amirah
Birth Date: 08/04/1963
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Minneapolis, MN
Religion: Muslim
Date Title
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Environmental Sustainability
Issue Position: Prosperity for Working Families
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Healthcare
Issue Position: Iraq and Afghanistan
Issue Position: Consumer Justice & Wall Street Reform
Issue Position: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Equality
Issue Position: Economic Recovery and Job Creation
Issue Position: Foreign Affairs & Trade
Issue Position: Labor and Working Families
Issue Position: Jobs
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Employment Non-Discrimination
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Issue Position: Voting Rights
Issue Position: Environment, Energy & Global Warming
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Environmental Sustainability
Issue Position: Ethics and Government Accountability
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Hate Crimes Legislation
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Hate Crimes
Issue Position: Afghanistan
Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Levels Playing Field for Consumers
Issue Position: Marriage Equality
Issue Position: Women's Rights
Issue Position: The War in Iraq
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Protecting the Right to Organize
Issue Position: Peace
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Support for Our Veterans
Issue Position: Peace
Issue Position: Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
Issue Position: Trade
Issue Position: Civil and Human Rights
Issue Position: Prosperity for Working Families
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Major Disaster Declaration
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
July 1, 2014 After Major Push from Klobuchar, Franken, and Ellison, General Services Administration Announces It Will Abandon Plan to Relocate Twin Cities U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Office to Building that was Inaccessible by Public Transportation
June 30, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Right to Work and Immigration Reform
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 26, 2014 Trans-Pacific Partnership
June 26, 2014 Rep. Ellison: Rebekah's Story Too Common in America Today
June 25, 2014 Letter to Kevin McCarthy, House Majority Leader Elect - Path Forward on Unemployment Insurance
June 25, 2014 Sen. Cardin, Rep. Conyers, CPC, CBC, CHC and CAPAC Leaders, Launch #MoreThanAProfile
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