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Keith Ellison's Public Statements

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
June 10, 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies 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
June 10, 2014 Rep. Ellison Celebrates Target's Responsible Contractor Policy
June 10, 2014 Rep. Ellison: Missed Opportunities on Transportation and Housing
June 10, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: House of Representatives Moves to Protect Workers
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 Rep. Ellison Statement on the Resignation of Eric Shinseki
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 Ellison, Grijalva: House Republicans Vote to Continue Wage Theft
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
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 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
May 27, 2014 Klobuchar, Ellison Announce Successful Action to Close the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock
May 27, 2014 Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs: Mr. President, End This War
May 27, 2014 Letter to Ashley Higgins, United States Department of Education - Gainful Employment Rule
May 25, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on Memorial Day
May 22, 2014 Letter to Daniel Werfel, Acting Commissioner Internal Revenue Service- Regulate Tax Exempt Groups
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 22, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on Passage of National Defense Authorization Act
May 22, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Bipartisan Push to End Off-Budget Military Spending
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 20, 2014 Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014
May 15, 2014 CPC Co-Chairs Stand with Striking Workers
May 15, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Minimum Wages
May 15, 2014 The Nation - Why I Support the Fast-Food Workers Strike
May 14, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Federal Communications Commission Chairman- Demanding-Net-Neutrality
May 14, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva Lead Letter to FCC Chairman Demanding Net Neutrality
May 13, 2014 Klobuchar, Franken, Ellison, Paulsen, Walz, Nolan Provision to Keep Invasive Carp Out of Minnesota's Waterways Included in Final Water Infrastructure Bill
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
May 8, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - Regarding Fair Housing
May 7, 2014 Stop the Games
May 7, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States, Regarding Racial Profiling
May 6, 2014 CPC Co-Chair Statement on National Climate Assessment
May 6, 2014 Ellison, Paulsen, Duffy Applaud Passage of Money Remittances Improvement Act
May 6, 2014 Money Remittances Improvement Act of 2014
April 30, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva: Statement on Senate Minimum Wage Vote
April 30, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: 2015 Ryan Budget
April 29, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on Negotiations Between Israel and Palestinian Authority
April 24, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on Move to Privatize Postal Services
April 14, 2014 Rep. Ellison Statement on Increase in Minnesota's State Minimum Wage
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 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 10, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
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