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Keith Ellison's Public Statements on Issue: Military Personnel

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: Veterans
Issue Position: Don't Ask, Don't Tell
June 19, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 10, 2014 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army - Minnesota National Guard's Ability to Assist Victims of Sexual Assault
May 25, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on Memorial Day
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Sept. 23, 2013 64 Members of Congress, Led by Congressman Dan Kildee, Call on Iran to Release Amir Hekmati As U.N. General Assembly Starts
July 31, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - No Troops in Afghanistan After 2014
April 2, 2013 Ellison: Proposed Social Security Cuts For Veterans Against "Most Basic Principles We Hold As Americans"
March 22, 2013 Rep. Keith Ellison Votes Against Continuing The Sequester
March 14, 2013 Letter to Michael B. Donley, Secretary of the Air Force - Retention of 934th Airlift Wing
Feb. 13, 2013 Ellison: President Obama Laid Out A Vision Of America In Which Everyone Can Achieve The American Dream
Jan. 22, 2013 President Obama's Inaugural Speech
Nov. 29, 2012 The Progressive Caucus
Oct. 16, 2012 Letter to King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
Sept. 20, 2012 Don't Ask, Don't Tell
March 20, 2012 Fox News "The O'Reilly Factor" - Transcript
Feb. 16, 2012 Afghanistan and Iran
July 26, 2011 Ellison Introduces the "Don't Default on Military Families Act"
June 29, 2011 Grijalva Joined By Broad Cross-Section of Members of Congress In Praising Yesterday's First Ever Senate Hearing on The DREAM Act
June 27, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of The United States of America
June 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
May 13, 2011 Congressman Ellison Aims to Protect Military Families from Financial Abuse
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
Jan. 5, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Dec. 15, 2010 Congressman Ellison Votes to Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Policy
Oct. 1, 2010 Ellison Adds Support for Ending Broad Use of Military Force
July 27, 2010 Pakistan War Powers Resolution
June 23, 2010 Congressman Ellison's Statement on General Petraeus Replacing General McChrystal as Commander of U.S. and NATO Troops in Afghanistan
Nov. 5, 2009 Ellison Extends Sympathy To Victims And Military Families At Fort Hood
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
May 14, 2009 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009
May 5, 2009 Panel II Of A Hearing Of The House Foreign Affairs Committee - From Strategy To Implementation: The Future Of The Pakistan-U.S. Relationship
May 5, 2009 Progressive Caucus
May 5, 2009 Panel I Of A Hearing Of The House Foreign Affairs Committee - From Strategy To Implementation: The Future Of The Pakistan-U.S. Relationship
April 17, 2008 Ellison Tells Taxpayers 43 Cents of Every Dollar of Income Taxes Goes to Military
Oct. 10, 2007 Five Years and Counting, Congressman Ellison says "Bring Our Troops Home"
Sept. 10, 2007 Ellison: "The Surge Mission has Failed"
July 12, 2007 Discussing The War In Iraq
June 29, 2007 Letter To President of the United States George W. Bush
May 11, 2007 Ellison Supports McGovern Iraq / Emergency Supplemental Bills
March 15, 2007 Accountability And Oversight - - Democrats Deliver With Legislation This Week
March 8, 2007 Honoring The Fallen
Feb. 14, 2007 House Begins Holding The Bush Administration Accountable For The War In Iraq
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Veterans
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