Keith Ellison

Type: Person
Name: Keith Ellison
Title: US Congressman
Date of Birth: 04/08/1963
Place of Birth: Detroit, Wayne County, Mich
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Keith Ellison
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 42 mins ago - 3 reports

Ending The Israeli-Egyptian Blockade of Gaza Won't Bring Peace

In an op-ed for The Washington Post, Minnesota Democratic Congressman Keith Ellison calls upon Israel and Egypt to end their blockade of Gaza to achieve peace.Ellison, the lone Muslim in Congress, says he has visited Gaza thrice since 2009 and "has not ... [Published American Spectator - 11 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Making workers’ rights a civil right

A half-century ago, labor leaders sought common cause with civil rights groups in passing legislation to outlaw employment discrimination based on factors such as race, sex, religion and national origin. Most famously in that effort, the trade union and ... [Published The Hill - 5 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Another big win for the labor movement?

Just days after federally contracted workers in Washington, D.C. went on strike, the White House is reportedly preparing to hand them another big win.President Obama will sign an executive order Thursday aimed at boosting labor law compliance among federal ... [Published MSNBC - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Federal contract workers protest for seat at the table

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- More than 100 federal contract workers and their families protested in front of Union Station, Tuesday, telling morning commuters, Congress and the president they want the right to unionize.The protestors are low-wage workers ... [Published UPI - 8 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Pelosi Remarks at Congressional Progressive Caucus Hearing on Unaccompanied Minors at the Southern Border

Contact: Drew Hammill, 202-226-7616Washington, D.C. - Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks today at a hearing on unaccompanied minors crossing the United States' southern border hosted by Congressional Progressive Caucus co-Chairs Keith Ellison ... [Published Noodls - 13 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Middle class taking on water

07/30/2014 Msnbc’s Krystal Ball looks at the average American household -- now $30,000 poorer than it was a decade ago. Congressman Keith Ellison slams congressional inaction on creating good paying jobs as ‘legislative malpractice’ and introduces a bill ... [Published MSNBC - 13 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Take the right position on Israel and you can raise 1/4 million, Senate candidate is advised

Michelle Nunn Everyone’s sending this around today. It’s part of a fundraising memo for Michelle Nunn’s campaign for Senate in Georgia, published at Vox . Say the right thing on Israel and you can raise a quarter-million dollars.   Matthew Yglesias ... [Published Mondoweiss - 18 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Why Congress Can't Quit Israel

Posted Wednesday, July 30th 2014 @ 10am  by Tim MakMuch of the American left is critical of Israel, particularly since its incursion into Gaza. But in the halls of Congress, even progressive Democrats beloved by grassroots activists are loath to criticize ... [Published WHO NewsRadio 1040 - 17 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Why Congress Can’t Quit Israel

Despite grassroots outrage at Operation Protective Edge, left-wing members of the House and Senate won’t criticize Israel’s ongoing incursion into Gaza.Much of the American left is critical of Israel, particularly since its incursion into Gaza. But in ... [Published Daily Beast - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

House Plans to Vote on Border Funding Bill Thursday

CAPITOL HILL —The U.S. House of Representatives plans to vote Thursday on an emergency funding bill to help deal with the crisis of tens of thousand of children from Central America who have crossed the border into the United States this year. Analysts ... [Published VOA News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Protest Raises Questions About Contract Workers of Legislative Branch

By Posted at 2:34 p.m. July 29Norton and Ellison rally with federal contractors who work at Union Station, the National Zoo and other D.C. sites. (Hannah Hess/CQ Roll Call)Labor issues came to Capitol Hill Tuesday, as federal contractors protested wages ... [Published Roll Call Online - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

End the Gaza Blockade to Achieve Peace

Rep. Keith Ellison, Wash Post ... [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Jul 29 2014]
Entities: Blockade, Keith Ellison

Quotes

"I don't believe that any federal contractor who does not want to pay people a livable wage deserves a federal contract," Ellison says. "there are enough federal contractors that want to do fair and good by their workers. we don't have to keep with the crooked ones."

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The day in photos, July 30 [Published Politico - 3 hours ago]
CAIR Calls on Va. GOP to Repudiate Official's R... [Published Noodls - 5 hours ago]
Making workers’ rights a civil right [Published The Hill - 5 hours ago]
Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka o... [Published AFL-CIO - 7 hours ago]
US Congressman: Israel's Final Solution or end ... [Published Examiner.com - 8 hours ago]
Federal contract workers protest for seat at th... [Published UPI - 8 hours ago]
Another big win for the labor movement? [Published MSNBC - 8 hours ago]
CNN's GUT CHECK for July 30, 2014 [Published CNN Political Ticker - 9 hours ago]
BP in Texas MDL: Ohio Isn't Home [Published Texas Lawyer - 10 hours ago]
Ending The Israeli-Egyptian Blockade of Gaza Wo... [Published American Spectator - 11 hours ago]
Pelosi Remarks at Congressional Progressive Cau... [Published Noodls - 13 hours ago]
Middle class taking on water [Published MSNBC - 13 hours ago]
In critiquing Obama, Va. GOP official derides M... [Published Washington Post - 13 hours ago]
The Week That Workers Won (At Least a Little) [Published Huffington Post - 13 hours ago]
Why Congress Can't Quit Israel [Published WHO NewsRadio 1040 - 17 hours ago]
Take the right position on Israel and you can r... [Published Mondoweiss - 18 hours ago]
Rep. Keith Ellison Takes Side Of Hamas, Wants B... [Published Right Wing News - 20 hours ago]
Ellison: End Gaza blockade for peace [Published This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here - 21 hours ago]
Democrats push making labor organizing a 'civil... [Published Washington Examiner - 21 hours ago]
Why Congress Can’t Quit Israel [Published Daily Beast - 21 hours ago]
Obama: Muslims responsible for 'core of our dem... [Published Examiner.com - 22 hours ago]
What if Hamas chartered a liner, put 1,000+ Pal... [Published Redstate - 23 hours ago]
A cease-fire for Gaza [Published Washington Post - Jul 30 2014]
House Plans to Vote on Border Funding Bill Thur... [Published VOA News - Jul 30 2014]
Keeping the peace with broad brushstrokes [Published Golden Valley Sun-Post - Jul 29 2014]
Protest Raises Questions About Contract Workers... [Published Roll Call Online - Jul 29 2014]
End the Gaza Blockade to Achieve Peace [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Jul 29 2014]
Here’s What Happens When Congress Ignores... [Published MSNBC - Jul 29 2014]
'$10.10 Is Not Enough,' Low-Wage Federal Contra... [Published Government Executive - Jul 29 2014]
Federal contractors going on strike again [Published MSNBC - Jul 29 2014]
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CNN's GUT CHECK for July 30, 2014 [Published CNN Political Ticker - 9 hours ago]
CNN’s POLITICAL GUT CHECK |for July 30, 2014|5 p.m.—  n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle GAO: HEALTHCARE.GOV COST $840 MILLION … The cost of developing the initially-troubled website HealthCare.gov ...
Take the right position on Israel and you can r... [Published Mondoweiss - 18 hours ago]
Michelle Nunn Everyone’s sending this around today. It’s part of a fundraising memo for Michelle Nunn’s campaign for Senate in Georgia, published at Vox . Say the right thing on Israel and you can raise a quarter-million dollars.   Matthew Yglesias ...
Ellison: End Gaza blockade for peace [Published This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here - 21 hours ago]
The Washington Post has an opinion piece from Keith Ellison, the Muslim congressman, in which he tries to push the lie that if only Israel would lift the blockade of Gaza, the world would be peaceful, birds would sing and Skittle-shitting unicorns would ...
End the Gaza Blockade to Achieve Peace [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Jul 29 2014]
Rep. Keith Ellison, Wash Post ...
House GOP To Introduce Bill Designating Muslim ... [Published YID With LID - Jul 27 2014]
Some House Republicans are submitting a bill, which will  "impose sanctions against persons who knowingly provide material support or resources to the Muslim Brotherhood or its affiliates, associated groups, or agents, and for other purposes. " Muslim ...
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WeigelCast With Rep. Keith Ellison [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 04 2014]
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