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Keith Ellison's Public Statements

Full Name: Keith Maurice 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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Divorced; 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: Prosperity for Working Families
Issue Position: Healthcare
Issue Position: Support for Our Veterans
Issue Position: Jobs
Issue Position: Ethics and Government Accountability
Issue Position: Hate Crimes Legislation
Issue Position: Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Levels Playing Field for Consumers
Issue Position: Economic Recovery and Job Creation
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Iraq and Afghanistan
Issue Position: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Equality
Issue Position: Hate Crimes
Issue Position: Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Marriage Equality
Issue Position: Voting Rights
Issue Position: Employment Non-Discrimination
Issue Position: Consumer Justice & Wall Street Reform
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Afghanistan
Issue Position: Women's Rights
Issue Position: Protecting the Right to Organize
Issue Position: Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Peace
Issue Position: Prosperity for Working Families
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: The War in Iraq
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Environment, Energy & Global Warming
Issue Position: Foreign Affairs & Trade
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Environmental Sustainability
Issue Position: Labor and Working Families
Issue Position: Civil and Human Rights
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Peace
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Trade
Issue Position: Environmental Sustainability
Aug. 7, 2014 Letter to Janice Schneider, Assistant Secretary of Lands and Minerals Management - Modernizing the Outdated and Inadequate Onshore Oil and Gas Fiscal System
Aug. 4, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on the Passage of House Joint Resolution 76
Aug. 1, 2014 Rep. Ellison Applauds Senate Passage of Money Remittances Improvement Act
July 31, 2014 Rep. Ellison, CPC, and Congressional Leaders Statement on President Obama's Executive Action to Protect Worker's Rights
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
July 31, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on Passage of Resolution Condemning Hamas and the U.N. Human Rights Council
July 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Vietnam Must End Human Rights Abuses Before Entering Trans-Pacific Partnership
July 28, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on the Celebration of Eid al-Fitr
July 24, 2014 Rep. Ellison Condemns ISIS Order on Female Genital Mutilation in Mosul
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