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  • I’m A Progressive. And I’m With Her.


    Posted: Jul 14 2016
    I was an early supporter of Bernie Sanders. Yes, I was feeling the Bern. But today, I am proud to endorse Hillary Clinton for President of the United States. She offers strong progressive values, a remarkable tenacity of spirit, and has demonstrated a capacity to listen.
  • Local elected officials co-sign letter supporting Bernie Sanders


    Posted: Mar 01 2016
    I’m honored that so many dedicated, loyal, and faithful public servants are standing together with our community for Bernie Sanders. We, the undersigned state senators, representatives, and local elected officials of Minnesota, endorse Bernie Sanders for President in the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party Caucus on Tuesday, March 1. We believe Minnesotans and Americans together are ready for a bold vision for the future. A future built upon clean energy and jobs for working families - where corporations are not people and money does not equal free speech.
  • Minnesota political and business leaders say, 'Don't be #UnMinnesotan'


    Posted: Feb 03 2016
    Disgusted by the anti-Muslim fervor showing up in the presidential race and elsewhere, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, a Minnesota Democrat and American Muslim, teamed up with Republican businessman John Taft, a great-grandson of President William Howard Taft. Together, they reached out to political and business types to create a statement they hope will spark a movement.
  • Congressman Keith Ellison Endorses Angie Craig for Congress


    Posted: Jan 06 2016
    MINNEAPOLIS—Congressman Keith Ellison released the following statement today, announcing his endorsement of Angie Craig, who is seeking the DFL endorsement in Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District: “I am proud to announce my endorsement of Angie Craig for Congress. Angie will work diligently to advance economic prosperity for all families, to strengthen our commitment to seniors, and to promote high-quality public education and debt-free college. Angie will be a hard-working, values-driven Member of Congress for the people of Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District. “I also want to thank Dr. Mary Lawrence for running. She is a champion for veterans and her candidacy demonstrates the DFL’s abundance of political talent here in Minnesota.”
  • Rep. Keith Ellison hones new voter-turnout strategy for Democrat


    Posted: Dec 26 2015
    Ellison is launching a new voter effort that Democrats around the country have high hopes will lead to more victories in nonpresidential elections, particularly in races where they have lost by razor-thin margins. Even nudging up voter turnout a few percentage points could have massive implications for legislative and statewide races. As a fifth-term Minneapolis Democrat who routinely wins his elections by more than 65 percent, Ellison is increasingly convinced that the future of Democratic victories is hiding in apartment buildings and low-income urban areas across the country.

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