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Keith Ellison's Public Statements on Issue: Trade

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: Foreign Affairs & Trade
Issue Position: Trade
July 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Vietnam Must End Human Rights Abuses Before Entering Trans-Pacific Partnership
July 10, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - House Democrats Call For USTR to Stop Using Distorted Data
June 20, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Norway Nominee
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
March 5, 2014 StarTribune - Counterpoint: Don't Repeat NAFTA Mistakes
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Jeb Hensarling, Chairman House Financial Services Committee, and John Campbell, Chairman House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade - Hearing on Export-Import Bank
Feb. 5, 2014 We Cannot Afford Bad Trade Deals
Jan. 13, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva Oppose "Fast Track" Process for TPP, Urge More Congressional Input
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
June 12, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1960, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014; And Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1256, Swap Jurisdiction Certainty Act
June 12, 2013 Swap Jurisdiction Certainty Act
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
Jan. 22, 2013 President Obama's Inaugural Speech
Nov. 16, 2012 Rep. Keith Ellison's Statement On His Vote Supporting Permanent Normal Trade Relations For Russia
Aug. 30, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
July 6, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama - Columbia Free Trade Agreement
June 14, 2011 Commodity Futures Trading Commission Funding Cuts
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The President
July 21, 2010 Manufacturing--Continued
June 23, 2010 Letter to the Honorable House Financial Services Committee Chairman, Barney Frank and the Honorable Senate Banking Committee Chairman, Chris Dodd
May 6, 2010 Progressive Caucus
June 11, 2009 The Progressive Caucus Message: Energy
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
Nov. 7, 2007 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3688, United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act
June 18, 2007 Fast Track Trade
May 21, 2007 Trade And Labor
March 26, 2007 Failed Trade Policy
March 5, 2007 The Economy
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Economy
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