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  • U.S. Rep. Ellison arrested during immigration rally in D.C.

    Posted: Oct 09 2013
    U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison was arrested Tuesday by U.S. Capitol Police during an immigration rally on the National Mall. As protestors marched toward the U.S. Capitol, Ellison and several other House Democrats sat in the middle of First Avenue NW, blocking traffic.
  • Ellison presses for House vote to end shutdown without conditions

    Posted: Oct 07 2013
    Fifth District DFL Congressman Keith Ellison criticized Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner for refusing to allow the House to vote on a resolution to fund the government that doesn’t also include conditions. Last week the House approved a variety of what are known as continuing resolutions, but they included calls to either defund or delay the Affordable Care Act, conditions that were unacceptable to the U.S. Senate and President Obama.
  • Rep. Ellison: Short-term budget should end sequestration cuts

    Posted: Sep 27 2013
    One of the lost subplots in the drama over a potential government shutdown is congressional liberals' opposition to a short-term budget bill at current federal funding levels. The House-passed continuing resolution, besides repealing Obamacare, funds the government at an annual rate of $986 billion, which is the current, post-sequestration budget level. But Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison wants to restore the $72 billion in annual cuts that took effect in March when lawmakers couldn't agree to a deficit reduction package.
  • Representative Ellison talks Healthcare on Martin Bashir Live

    Posted: Jul 19 2013
    In 45 days, The Affordable Care Act becomes law. Representative Ellison discusses ObamaCare with Martin Bashir on MSNBC. Rep Ellison stated, "we should be dancing in the streets. When we passed (Obamacare) it was one of my best days in office. But (Republicans) have unleashed a torrent of negative, damaging, mislead and false information. It is clear why the American people are not clear about the benefits, they are being misinformed consistently."

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