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  • Keith Pushes to Make 'Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act' Permanent


    Posted: Dec 14 2011
    The Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act (PTFA) guarantees that banks and other new owners of rental housing after foreclosure provide at least 90 days’ notice to renters living in foreclosed homes. Before PTFA was in place, tenants could be evicted from their homes with as little as a few days’ notice when the property was foreclosed.
  • Progressive Caucus’ New Bill Would Create Millions Of Jobs


    Posted: Dec 14 2011
    The revenue measures in the bill — including new income tax brackets for millionaires, cutting oil subsidies for oil companies, and instituting a financial transactions tax — would not only pay for the job creation measures but would actually reduce the deficit over ten years.
  • Rep. Ellison Discusses Lowe's Ad Pull


    Posted: Dec 13 2011
    In an interview on CNN, Keith expressed disappointment in Lowe's decision to pull advertising from 'All-American Muslim' and called for greater inclusion of people of all faiths and backgrounds.
  • Keith Talks About Overturning Citizens United with Thom Hartmann


    Posted: Dec 08 2011
    To protect the health of our democracy and ensure that ordinary Americans’ voices are not drowned out, Keith introduced the Get Corporate Money Out of Politics Constitutional amendment. Watch Keith's interview with Thom Hartmann to learn more.
  • Ellison Calls For Unemployment Benefit Extension


    Posted: Dec 06 2011
    Rep. Keith Ellison has joined members of the Congressional Black Caucus to call on House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to support an extension of federal unemployment benefits through 2012.

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