Congressman Keith Ellison

Representing the 5th District of Minnesota

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Nov 21, 2014Op-Ed

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) penned the following op-ed in the Minneapolis Star Tribune this morning on our current housing investements. 

Nov 27, 2013Op-Ed

The United States should support the Palestinian Authority’s bid for statehood at the United Nations. The Palestinian people deserve a state now. As the current debate unfolds, I am reminded of what the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said in 1965: “The time is always right to do what’s right.”

Jul 7, 2013Op-Ed

It’s time to hit reset on Iran: Engage Hassan Rouhani
By: Rep. Keith Ellison and Rep. Jim McDermott

May 25, 2013Op-Ed

Keith Ellison; Minnesota District 5 U.S. representative; DFL; 2012.

Dec 4, 2012Op-Ed

WASHINGTON — Only a few high-level congressional leaders are involved in negotiations with the White House over an end-of-the-year deal to prevent the so-called “fiscal cliff.”

Nov 19, 2012Op-Ed

Last week, the American people voted for fairness. And with the so-called ‘fiscal cliff’ staring us all straight in the face, fairness must guide our decision-making as a nation. Fairness demands that the nation prioritize good jobs, particularly after a decade of the most generous tax cuts for the well-to-do.