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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
Sept. 15, 2010 Democrats Continue Fight for Middle Class Tax Cuts and Deficit Reduction; Republicans Continue to Hold Middle Class Hostage to Tax Cuts for the Wealthy
Sept. 12, 2010 CBS "Face The Nation" - Transcript
Sept. 7, 2010 Ellison Statement on Planned Quran Burning in Florida
Sept. 2, 2010 Ellison Applauds Obama, Resumption of Peace Talks
Aug. 26, 2010 MSNBC "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" - Transcript
Aug. 18, 2010 CNN "Larry King Live" - Transcript
Aug. 16, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President, United States of America
Aug. 11, 2010 MSNBC "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" - Transcript
Aug. 10, 2010 Ellison Votes to Save Education Jobs and Health Care Meeting with Community Health Professionals
Aug. 6, 2010 Ellison Commends Justice Department for Indictment of 14 accused of aiding Al-Shabaab
July 29, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Global Fund to Fight AIDS
July 28, 2010 Fair Sentencing Act of 2010
July 28, 2010 Ellison Votes to End War in Afghanistan, Argues for Investment in the Middle Class
July 27, 2010 Pakistan War Powers Resolution
July 26, 2010 Recognizing 20th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act
July 22, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States
July 22, 2010 Ellison Praises Emergency Unemployment Benefits Extension
July 22, 2010 Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2010
July 22, 2010 Progressive Caucus
July 21, 2010 Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(a) of Rule XIII with Respect to Consideration of Certain Resolutions and Providing Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules
July 21, 2010 Manufacturing--Continued
July 20, 2010 Where are the Jobs?
July 16, 2010 Ellison Praises Senate Vote on Historic Wall Street Reform
June 30, 2010 Ellison Votes for Historic Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Legislation
June 30, 2010 Topics of the Day
June 30, 2010 Providing for Consideration of Conference Report on H.R. 4173, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
June 24, 2010 Ellison Introduces Bill to Grant Legal Residents Access to Family Member Care
June 23, 2010 Congressman Ellison's Statement on General Petraeus Replacing General McChrystal as Commander of U.S. and NATO Troops in Afghanistan
June 23, 2010 Letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
June 23, 2010 Letter to the Honorable House Financial Services Committee Chairman, Barney Frank and the Honorable Senate Banking Committee Chairman, Chris Dodd
June 18, 2010 Ellison Statement on Israeli Action Easing the Gaza Blockade
June 17, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Julius Genachowski, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission
June 15, 2010 Letter to Tony Hayward, Chief Executive Officer of BP
June 11, 2010 Ellison Applauds Child Nutrition Legislation
June 9, 2010 Letter to Tony Hayward Chief Executive Officer, BP
June 3, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
June 1, 2010 Ellison Statement Regarding Flotilla Incident
May 26, 2010 Press Release: Ellison Calls for Release of Israeli Solider Gilad Shalit
May 25, 2010 Jobs Are Priority
May 25, 2010 Ellison Joins Bipartisan Coalition to Crack Down on Credit Card Swipe Fees
May 19, 2010 Consumer Financial Protection
May 19, 2010 Ellison Praises Bill to Increase Small Businesses Lending and Create Jobs
May 17, 2010 Op-Ed - Let's Eliminate the Auto-Loan Loophole
May 13, 2010 Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks
May 13, 2010 Progressive Caucus
May 13, 2010 Ellison Scores 100% from Alliance for Retired Americans
May 6, 2010 Progressive Caucus
May 5, 2010 Supporting A Local Jobs Bill
May 5, 2010 The Reform Of Wall Street
April 29, 2010 Ellison Introduces School Nutrition Legislation
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