Keith Ellison

Reality Check: Donald Trump Supporter's Anti-Muslim RemarksMinnesota U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison called on GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump Friday to repudiate anti-Muslim remarks at one of his rallies in New Hampshire. A Trump supporter said President Obama is not an American or a Christian, and wondered how to "get rid" of Muslims at the televised town hall meeting Thursday.
Ellison, Faith Leaders Speak Out Against Payday LendingLocal religious leaders are working with Rep. Keith Ellison to try to help people facing high interest loans.
Minn. Lawmakers Call For Washington To Accept More Syrian RefugeesTerrible images from the civil war in Syria are prompting United States lawmakers to discuss allowing more refugees to enter the country.
4 Things To Know For May 24, 2015Here's a look at the 4 things you need to know for May 24, 2015. They include the latest on the upcoming special session, same-sex marriage becoming legal in Ireland, and some new ways to beat the heat at Valleyfair.
New Coon Rapids Mosque Is The First Of Its Kind In MinnesotaThe Ahmadiyya Muslim Community now has its first mosque in Minnesota. Community members gathered to inaugurate the Mosque Saturday in Coon Rapids.
Talking Points: Rep. Ellison Talks Homeland Security ShutdownLate Friday night, Congress avoided a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security by approving a week extension of agency funding.
Protesters Rally Against Payday Lenders In Mpls.A number of community leaders came together Tuesday to speak out against what they call predatory loans that target the poor. The group held a protest outside a Payday America in Minneapolis, where they accused payday lenders of charging unreasonably-high interest rates and fees for emergency loans.
Democrat Keith Ellison Wins 5th Term In CongressVoters are sending Democrat Keith Ellison back to Congress for a fifth term representing Minnesota's urban 5th District.
Local Health Care Workers Urged To Fight Ebola In LiberiaA specific group of Minnesotans is being asked to consider traveling to the area where Ebola is at its worst--West Africa. The people being urged are native Liberian health care workers.
Talking Points: Ellison Talks Ebola Concerns In Minn.An estimated 20,000 Liberians live in the Twin Cities, one of the largest Liberian communities in the United States. Liberian residents in the Twin Cities say misinformation about Ebola has left them and their families at times feeling like outcasts.
Board Members Legally Responsible For Non-Profits, Professor SaysThe non-profit Minneapolis Community Action has shut its doors after a state audit found leaders of the organization used more than $800,000 in taxpayer money for luxury trips, spa visits and even a car loan.
Feds: Minnesota Receives 173 Immigrant ChildrenThe federal government says 173 unaccompanied immigrant children have been placed in Minnesota since the start of the year. The Office of Refugee Resettlement on Thursday issued a state-by-state breakdown of unaccompanied child placement. The figures show more than 30,000 children have been released to sponsors this year through July 7.