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  • Rep. Ellison WSJ Op-Ed: Bringing 'Credit Invisibles' Out of the Dark

    Posted: Sep 21 2012
    We recently introduced a bill that will allow people to build or rebuild accurate credit scores without having to get additional credit cards, loans or high-cost debt. The Credit Access and Inclusion Act allows utility and telecom companies—such as cellphone providers—to report their customers' on-time payments to credit-reporting agencies.
  • Keith Ellison On His Vision For America

    Posted: Sep 21 2012
    "I'm ambitious to recapture the American dream. We have a governing philosophy -- the politics of generosity and inclusion. Everybody counts, everybody matters."
  • Volunteer of the Week: Robert Crowley

    Posted: Sep 21 2012
    Years ago, Robert would have described himself as a “centrist—or maybe slightly to the right.” That all changed when he began noticing “a lot of injustice over the last 25 years,” which caused a shift in his political views and inspired him to get active.
  • One Year After DADT Repeal, Let's Keep Moving Towards Inclusion

    Posted: Sep 20 2012
    "One year ago, we moved our nation in the direction of greater inclusion by ending ‘Don't Ask, Don't Tell’—a policy that prohibited openly gay Americans from serving in our military. We took this important step forward because people like you stood together in the face of tough odds for what was right."
  • Tax Wall Street to Restore Main Street

    Posted: Sep 19 2012
    The U.S. Robin Hood Tax Campaign today applauded the introduction of a bill to establish a tax on Wall Street speculation. Introduced by Rep. Keith Ellison, HR 6411, the Inclusive Prosperity Act, would raise up to $350 billion in annual revenues to breathe new life into Main Street communities across America
  • Is America Broke? Not With a Robin Hood Tax

    Posted: Sep 14 2012
    “We’re not broke,” Ellison says of the United States. “We’ve got plenty of money. It’s just not in the hands of the American people because the people with so much of the wealth bought lobbyists and influence to get loopholes for themselves so that they would not have to pay for the civilization that is America.”

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