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 50 mins ago - Updated 50 mins ago - 1 reports

Rep. Ellison Statement on the Announcement of an Open-Ended Ceasefire Agreement Between Israel and Hamas

MINNEAPOLIS-Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after Israeli and Hamas officials announced they had agreed to an open-ended ceasefire."I am happy and relieved with yesterday's ceasefire agreement," Rep. Ellison said. "I call ... [Published Noodls - 50 mins ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Rep. Ellison Congratulates Minnesota Home Healthcare Workers on Union Vote

MINNEAPOLIS-Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) released the following statement today after 27,000 home healthcare workers voted to unionize in the largest union election in Minnesota history."Today's vote is cause for celebration," Rep. Ellison said. "Collective ... [Published Noodls - 17 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Jimmy Carter to speak at Islamic Society of North America conference in Detroit

The former president, who will turn 90 on October 1, will be the keynote speaker at the annual conference for the nation's largest Muslim group.The Islamic Society of North America's 51st annual conference will be held at the Cobo Center from August 29 ... [Published Michigan Public Radio - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

After Push From Klobuchar, Franken, McCollum, Ellison and Paulsen, Administration Issues Disaster Declaration For Hennepin and Ramsey Counties

U.S Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Representatives, Betty McCollum, Keith Ellison, and Erik Paulsen announced that the Administration has extended its Major Disaster Declaration to include Hennepin and Ramsey Counties. In a letter last week, ... [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

US Senate Gives Somalia Money Transfer A New Lifeline

By AFKI Original Published: August 25, 2014, 04:48am PrintMillions of Somalis will find it easier to receive money from relatives abroad after the US Senate approved the Money Remittances Improvement Act  earlier this month. The Act that was ... [Published AFK Insider - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

CAIR: Anti-Constitutional, Anti-Israel, and Anti-Semitic Hate Group

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) regained its 501(c)(3) tax exemption after it was revoked for failure to file tax returns.  The group was also accused credibly of ties with Hamas , a foreign terrorist organization, although not of providing ... [Published American Thinker - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

11 of 37 U.S. Lawmakers Who Didn’t Support Iron Dome Funding Backed by J Street

Earlier this month, the U.S. Congress voted 395-8 to approve an additional $225 million in emergency funding for the Iron Dome amid Israel’s . The , citing , reported Aug. 21 that JStreetPAC in the current election cycle has donated $21,145 to Reps. Keith ... [Published Algemeiner.com - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

New Hennepin County service center opens on North Side

On August 7, Hennepin County celebrated the grand opening of its third regional human service center, this one in North Minneapolis. Officials representing the County, the City, the region and the State gathered at the North Minneapolis facility, at Plymouth ... [Published Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 3 reports

Pasco County detectives free boy from trunk, arrest man drinking at bar

A man was arrested after authorities found a 10-year-old boy locked inside his truck in a bar parking lot.Pasco County Sheriff's detectives responded to the Happy Dayz Bar at 12401 U.S. 301 in Dade City around 12:30 a.m. Sunday to investigate a report ... [Published Bradenton Herald - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 2 reports

Video: Keith Ellison explains his vote against Iron Dome

“Because a cease-fire is what we should prioritize" You may recall that on Friday, in what would have been a Christmas Miracle were it not several months early, Congress actually got something done. It was the passage of a bill approving $225M ... [Published Hot Air » Top Picks - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 2 reports

Ellison brings movement politics to the Hill

The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) isn’t passing a lot of legislation these days. As a result, plans to legislate an increase in the federal minimum wage are perpetually on hold, stymied by an unfriendly House majority that seems likely to become ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 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 - Jul 30 2014]

Quotes

"I am happy and relieved with yesterday's ceasefire agreement," Rep. Ellison said. "i call on all parties to comply with the agreement and refrain from further violence. it is time to move forward with negotiations and diplomacy that will ultimately end the israeli-palestinian conflict."
"Today's vote is cause for celebration," Rep. Ellison said. "collective bargaining is essential to restoring economic mobility to american workers and rebuilding the middle class. the home healthcare workers' vote is a vote for fair wages, safe working conditions, and a better future."

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Rep. Ellison Statement on the Announcement of a... [Published Noodls - 50 mins ago]
Carver's union arguments are at odds with feder... [Published Mississippi Press - 1 hour ago]
Rep. Ellison Congratulates Minnesota Home Healt... [Published Noodls - 17 hours ago]
Whose Century is it?: The Trans-Pacific Partner... [Published Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy - 20 hours ago]
Jimmy Carter to speak at Islamic Society of Nor... [Published Michigan Public Radio - 23 hours ago]
NorthPoint event highlights ACA impact [Published Insight News - Aug 26 2014]
After Push From Klobuchar, Franken, McCollum, E... [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
Jimmy Carter To Give Keynote Speech At Muslim C... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 25 2014]
US Senate Gives Somalia Money Transfer A New Li... [Published AFK Insider - Aug 25 2014]
CAIR: Anti-Constitutional, Anti-Israel, and Ant... [Published American Thinker - Aug 25 2014]
Let’s remember how #JamesFoley lived, but also ... [Published Sister Toldjah - Aug 23 2014]
11 of 37 U.S. Lawmakers Who Didn’t Support Iron... [Published Algemeiner.com - Aug 23 2014]
11 of 37 U.S. lawmakers who didn’t support Iron... [Published Five Towns Jewish Times - Aug 22 2014]
New Hennepin County service center opens on Nor... [Published Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder - Aug 21 2014]
J Street Endorsees in Congress Refuse to Suppor... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 21 2014]
In the Loop: Facebook faux pas? Tweet gone sour... [Published Washington Post - Aug 21 2014]
How a Widely Beloved Tax Deduction Really Just ... [Published TAPPED - Aug 20 2014]
Tariq Abu Khdeir is not deterred: Despite Israe... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 20 2014]
Senator Elizabeth Warren Versus Paul Krugman on... [Published Wall Street On Parade - Aug 19 2014]
Helping Borrowers – The Inclusion of Rent and U... [Published Nuwire Investor - Aug 19 2014]
Al Sharpton to Headline Annual CAIR Banquet [Published Breitbart.com - Aug 19 2014]
Al Sharpton to Headline Annual CAIR Banquet [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 19 2014]
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney dodges Gaza question ... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 19 2014]
Lawmakers urge tougher limits on emergency lend... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 19 2014]
Reader's view: Minnesota can do better on use o... [Published Duluth News Tribune - Aug 19 2014]
Metro Brief: Federal contract workers strike [Published Individual.com - Aug 19 2014]
Lawmakers demand more controls on Fed bailout p... [Published HousingWire.com - Aug 18 2014]
Stand With Keith Ellison and Barbara Lee to End... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 18 2014]
Lawmakers slam Fed's crisis lending proposal [Published Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC - Aug 18 2014]
Lawmakers: Fed leaves door open to 'backdoor ba... [Published The Hill - Aug 18 2014]
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Let’s remember how #JamesFoley lived, but also ... [Published Sister Toldjah - Aug 23 2014]
Photojournalist James Foley For those of you who were under the radar and missed this horrifying news from earlier this week : In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group ...
J Street Endorsees in Congress Refuse to Suppor... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Aug 21 2014]
Eleven lawmakers backed by liberal advocacy group J Street either voted against or refused to vote in favor of increased funding for Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system, which has been a critical life-saver during Hamas’s latest assault on the ...
How a Widely Beloved Tax Deduction Really Just ... [Published TAPPED - Aug 20 2014]
Anyone who is concerned about the country’s growing inequality crisis should be pushing for reform of the feature of the U.S. tax code known as the mortgage interest deduction. Not only does this wasteful tax subsidy primarily benefit the richest Americans, ...
Tariq Abu Khdeir is not deterred: Despite Israe... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 20 2014]
Tariq Abu Khdeir in his Tampa home. (Photo: Alex Kane) The quiet street where 15-year-old Tariq Abu Khdeir lives is nestled behind twists and turns on small roads. The Tampa, Florida townhouse where the Palestinian-American rests his head looks like ...
Al Sharpton to Headline Annual CAIR Banquet [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 19 2014]
MSNBC host Rev. Al Sharpton has been scheduled to keynote the 20th annual Council on American-Islamic Relations fundraising banquet, scheduled for September 27th in the Washington, D.C., area. Sharpton has been in the news lately due to his involvement ...
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WeigelCast With Rep. Keith Ellison [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 04 2014]
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