WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after voting against the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2015.
“The taxpayer money spent in the defense bill passed today makes it harder for Congress to invest in affordable housing, access to education for working families, and job-creating projects to rebuild our roads and bridges.
WASHINGTON– Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), along with Progressive Caucus members Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-TX), Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY), Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL), and Rep.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after the Minnesota High School League approved a policy giving transgender student athletes the right to play on the sports teams that match their gender identity.
WASHINGTON—Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) sent a letter yesterday to the Department of Justice requesting Transgender Law Enforcement Training for the Minneapolis Police Department and the Hennepin County Sherriff’s Department.
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) joined MSNBC's Morning Joe this morning to talk about the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown and why the nationwide fast food protests happening today are critical to the fight for justice. You can watch the clip below.