Rep. Keith Ellison
While many attended events in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, others decided giving back was another way to honor his legacy.
Protesters briefly blocked access to the main terminal at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Friday afternoon. Around 100 people representing labor organizations blocked the road leading to the terminal for around 20 minutes to call for higher wages for airport workers.
Minnesota U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison says the 700 Minnesota National Guard soldiers being deployed to West Africa to help stop the spread of the deadly Ebola disease deserve more than $5 a day extra in hardship pay.
A Minnesota congressman said he believes Ebola is more dangerous than ISIS.
A number of political observers and politicians alike took umbrage with a Minnesota politician’s response to news of the death of comedian and actor Robin Williams.
Plans to relocate the Twin Cities U.S Immigration Office have been stopped after some Minnesota lawmakers stepped in.
People across Minnesota are remembering the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Events, big and small, will honor the Baptist minister’s work to advance civil rights with nonviolence and his mission of service.
In Minnesota, veterans rallied at the Vietnam Memorial in St. Paul to show their support of the national movement. They talked about the closing of the national war memorials and the suspension of death benefits to military families.
Minnesota’s congressional delegation is split over President Barack Obama’s proposed military strike against Syria. And the split is not falling along party lines.
Amid new sexting revelations involving New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison is offering a measured assessment of the former congressional colleague he had endorsed.
The push is on to get 1.3 million Minnesotans to sign up for insurance under the new health care law. The program is called MNsure, goes into effect Jan. 1, and anyone can buy health insurance through the program, though there will be significant federal subsidies for low-income patients.
Two Minnesota lawmakers called on citizens to demand action on voting rights.
As tempers continued to flare up over the looming sequester deal in Washington, Rep. Keith Ellison let loose on a Fox News television host on Tuesday.
This is the week you will be hearing an awful lot about the sequester. That’s the package of $85 billion in cuts that begin to go into effect on Friday if a deal is not reached between the White House and Republican leaders in Congress.
Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison is back in the United States after spending time in Somalia, a rare destination for a member of Congress.