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Keith Ellison's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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
July 15, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Pete Sessions, Chairman of the House Committee on Rules - Financial Services Committee Democrats Call for Transparency in TRIA Debate
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Major Disaster Declaration
June 23, 2014 Progressive Caucus Leaders Applaud Release of Drones Memo
June 20, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Norway Nominee
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 7, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget
Dec. 19, 2013 Conyers & Progressive Caucus Laud NSA Review, Urges President Obama to Swiftly Undertake Necessary Reforms
Dec. 19, 2013 Ellison, Grijalva, Conyers Applaud New Report on NSA
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 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 18, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Issue Disaster Declaration for Minnesota Counties
June 5, 2013 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2014
May 23, 2013 Ellison Statement on President Obama's Counterterrorism Speech
April 15, 2013 Ellison Statement On Explosions In Boston
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
Jan. 22, 2013 President Obama's Inaugural Speech
Dec. 21, 2012 Rep. Keith Ellison Votes Against Excessive Pentagon Spending And The War In Afghanistan In NDAA
Nov. 29, 2012 The Progressive Caucus
Sept. 16, 2012 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript
Sept. 13, 2012 Fox News "The O'Reilly Factor" - Transcript
Sept. 12, 2012 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Sept. 12, 2012 Attacks on Our Diplomatic Missions in Libya and Egyps
July 17, 2012 CNN "Anderson Cooper 360 Degrees" - Transcript
June 12, 2012 Letter to President Obama
May 29, 2012 Letter to Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and Mr. Edward DeMarco, Acting Director
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairs and Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 21, 2011 Providing For Consideration of Senate Aamendment to H.R. 2608, Continuing Appropriations Act, 2012
July 27, 2011 Statement of Rep. Keith Ellison on Today's Homeland Security Committee Hearing on Radicalization, Focusing on al Shabaab
June 27, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of The United States - Afghanistan Troop Withdraw
June 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
June 15, 2011 Congressman Keith Ellison's Statement on Today's Homeland Security Committee's Hearing
June 1, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2017, Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2012
June 1, 2011 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2012
May 23, 2011 Ellison Statement on Tornado Damage in Minneapolis, Fridley and St. Louis Park
May 12, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
May 4, 2011 Letter to President Obama
May 2, 2011 Ellison Statement on Death of Osama Bin Laden
March 16, 2011 Out of Afghanistan Caucus: United States' Fiscal and Security Needs Demand a Swift Withdrawal Beginning in July
March 15, 2011 Letter To The Honorable Craig Fugate, Administrator Of The Federal Emergency Management Agency
March 11, 2011 FOX News "The O'Reilly Factor" - Transcript
March 10, 2011 Congressman Ellison's Testimony to the House Committee on Homeland Security
March 10, 2011 Letter to Pete King, U.S. Representative, House Homeland Security Committee Chairman - Homegrown Terrorism
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
Jan. 21, 2011 Letter to Jeh Johnson, General Counsel of the Department of Defense
Jan. 12, 2011 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Arizona Shooting
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