Rep. Keith Ellison

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Talking Points: The Gun Laws Discussion After A Shooting

After each and every mass shooting, there is the inevitable discussion of changes in our gun laws. But with this tragedy and the loss of so many very young lives, it appears the discussion is one that may last beyond the news cycle of a few days, or even a week.

12/16/2012

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Rep. Ellison, Chris Fields Debate On WCCO Radio

The candidates in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District don’t exactly see eye-to-eye on a number of issues, and it was made evident today live on WCCO Radio.

10/11/2012

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Rep. Ellison Condemns Attacks On Libya

The killings and the attacks on U.S. Embassies in Libya and Egypt are being condemned by the first Muslim elected to the US House — Rep. Keith Ellison.

09/12/2012

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Talking Points: Ellison Says Allegations Are ‘Ridiculous’

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann continues to not respond to critics who are upset with her comments linking government officials, including fellow Minnesota Congressman Keith Elison to Muslim extremists.

07/22/2012

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Rep. Walz Has Huge Fundraising Edge In Race

Whoever emerges from the Republican Party to face Democratic Rep. Tim Walz will be at a financial disadvantage in Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District.

04/16/2012

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Franken’s 2nd Hotdish Off Ends In Bipartisan Tie

If any political pundits were hoping to use the results of this year’s Minnesota hotdish contest as any sort of bellwether for the upcoming 2012 elections, they may be disappointed to hear the event ended in a tie.

03/07/2012

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Rep. Ellison: Burning Korans Not Against Islamic Law

The only Muslim member of Congress is offering a unique perspective on an issue that’s led to deadly protests in Afghanistan.

02/28/2012

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Ellison: Congress’ Bill Will Cut MN Infrastructure Funding

Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison is warning that money needed to fix crumbling bridges in our state may be cut by a bill going through Congress.

02/24/2012

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Ellison: Remittances To Somalia Still An Issue

Rep. Keith Ellison says officials in Washington are still trying to find a way for Somalis in the U.S. to safely and efficiently send remittances back home.

02/16/2012

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Rep. Ellison Brings Elmo To U.S. House Floor

Rep. Keith Ellison brought a special guest with him down to the U.S. House of Representatives floor on Tuesday. And his guest was brought to you by the letter “E.” That’s “E” for Elmo.

01/24/2012

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Weighing In On The Debt Debate

Two days away from the debt crisis and lawmakers are still trying to hammer out a deal.

07/31/2011

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Local Muslims Respond To Congressional Hearings

Emotions were high during Congressional hearings on terrorism. Members from several Muslim and Somali American groups gathered to watch the hearings.

03/10/2011

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