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Keith Ellison's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

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
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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: Iraq
Issue Position: Afghanistan
Issue Position: The War in Iraq
Issue Position: Peace
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 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 19, 2014 Ellison, Progressive Caucus Calls on Congress to Let Diplomacy Work on Iran Nuclear Deal
July 18, 2014 Letter to Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, King of the Amiri Court in Riffa Place - Expulsion of Tom Malinowski
July 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President; John Kerry, Secretary of State - Cease-Fire Agreement Between Israel and Palestine
July 14, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on the Credentialing of the New Somali Ambassador to the United States
July 10, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on Escalating Violence in Gaza and Israel
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
June 19, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
May 29, 2014 Support Human Rights for Non-Violent Political Protestors in Egypt
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 21, 2014 Letter to Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya - Regarding Treatment of Somalis in Kenya
May 20, 2014 Condemning the Abduction of Female Students by Boko Haram
May 7, 2014 Stop the Games
April 29, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on Negotiations Between Israel and Palestinian Authority
April 11, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State, and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury - Sanction Russia's State Arms Dealer
April 11, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - The Business Environment in Palestine
April 7, 2014 Colombian Workers Continue to Face Widespread Violence, Human Rights Violations, Members of Congress Hear From New Report
April 4, 2014 Ellison and Paulsen Reintroduce Money Remittances Improvement Act To Help Somali Families Send Money Home
March 23, 2014 ABC "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" - Transcript: Reaction to Nate Silver Predictions
March 19, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of the Department of Defense - Use Ukraine Sanctions To Cut Off Taxpayer Dollars To Russian State-Arms Dealer
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Dec. 12, 2013 Iran Negotiations
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
Nov. 21, 2013 Ellison, Grijalva, Lee Oppose Indefinite War in Afghanistan
Nov. 20, 2013 Nuclear Weapons in the Middle East
Nov. 18, 2013 Reps. Ellison and Pitts Introduce Resolution on Protection of Religious Minorities in India
Nov. 13, 2013 Shia Killings in Pakistan
Sept. 28, 2013 Ellison Statement On Obama-Rouhani Phone Call
Sept. 28, 2013 Op-Ed: Neutralize Al-Shabab by supporting Somalia
Sept. 20, 2013 Rep. Ellison Hosts President Of Somalia
Aug. 26, 2013 Letter to Susan Rice, National Security Advisor - Humanitarian Aid in Syria
Aug. 14, 2013 Rep. Ellison Statement On Violence In Egypt
Aug. 14, 2013 Letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh - Reject Harmful Changes To Grameen Bank
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA
July 31, 2013 Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013
July 18, 2013 Congressman Dan Kildee Urges U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Act Swiftly on the Release of Former Marine and Flint Native Held Captive in Iran
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
June 20, 2013 Ellison Statement On Al-Shabaab Attack On U.N. Compound
May 16, 2013 Letter to Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh - Bangladesh Government on Worker Safety and Rights
April 30, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cuba Travel Policy
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