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Keith Ellison's Public Statements

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
July 10, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - House Democrats Call For USTR to Stop Using Distorted Data
July 10, 2014 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2015
July 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus Urges President Obama to Adopt a Kids First Approach to the Humanitarian Crisis on the Border
July 10, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on Escalating Violence in Gaza and Israel
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Major Disaster Declaration
July 9, 2014 Des Moines Register - Grassroots Push Working to Restore Opportunity
July 9, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on Allegations of NSA Spying on Muslim-Americans
July 8, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on SWLRT Compromise
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
July 1, 2014 After Major Push from Klobuchar, Franken, and Ellison, General Services Administration Announces It Will Abandon Plan to Relocate Twin Cities U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Office to Building that was Inaccessible by Public Transportation
July 1, 2014 After Major Push from Klobuchar, Franken, and Ellison, General Services Administration Announces It Will Abandon Plan to Relocate Twin Cities U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Office to Building That Was Inaccessible By Public Transportation
June 30, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: Employee Health Decisions Should Never Be Made by Corporate Executives
June 30, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Right to Work and Immigration Reform
June 30, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: The Right to Organize Means workers Can Stand Together for Respect on the Job
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 26, 2014 Rep. Ellison: Rebekah's Story Too Common in America Today
June 26, 2014 Trans-Pacific Partnership
June 26, 2014 Rep. Ellison: Rebekah's Story Too Common in America Today
June 25, 2014 Letter to Kevin McCarthy, House Majority Leader Elect - Path Forward on Unemployment Insurance
June 25, 2014 Sen. Cardin, Rep. Conyers, CPC, CBC, CHC and CAPAC Leaders, Launch #MoreThanAProfile
June 24, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office - Report on Savings Bonds and Savings Vehicles
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
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 19, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 19, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on Juneteenth
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 18, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 17, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Africa Immigration Issue
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 13, 2014 Mortgage Choice Act of 2013
June 12, 2014 Letter to Dan Tangherlini, Administrator of the United States General Services Administration, and Lori Scialabba, Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services - USCIS Field Office Location
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
June 12, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Ellison Introduce Bill to Ensure Government Buildings Can Be Accessed by Public Transportation and Prevent Future Errors
June 10, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: House of Representatives Moves to Protect Workers
June 10, 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
June 10, 2014 Rep. Ellison: Missed Opportunities on Transportation and Housing
June 10, 2014 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of the Army - Minnesota National Guard's Ability to Assist Victims of Sexual Assault
June 10, 2014 Rep. Ellison Celebrates Target's Responsible Contractor Policy
June 5, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Voter Registration via the Affordable Care Act
June 2, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on EPA's Proposed Carbon Rule
May 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking
May 30, 2014 CPC, CBC, CHC and CAPAC Chairs Applaud Amendment to End Racial Profiling
May 30, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on the Resignation of Eric Shinseki
May 30, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: House Republicans Vote to Continue Wage Theft
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies 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 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
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