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  • Minnesota Democrats On Board With Obama Tax Plan

    Posted: Jul 10 2012
    On Monday, Ellison told MSNBC that he supported taxing those who make more than $250,000 and steering the savings toward either deficit reduction or reinvestments in the public sector. “If you want to do something about deficit reduction, you’ve got to deal with serious amounts of money and that’s the way to do it,” Ellison said.
  • Reps. Ellison, Moore: Voter Suppression Is Behind Focus On Holder

    Posted: Jul 05 2012
    “The Democratic caucus is extremely concerned about [these] voter suppression efforts,” Ellison said, adding it will look to the Department of Justice as well as state election officials to make sure laws are vetted and implemented fairly.
  • Rep. Ellison Calls For Extension Of Wind Energy Tax Credit

    Posted: Jul 03 2012
    Some MN businesses involved in wind energy production are urging Congress to extend the wind energy product tax credit, which expires at the end of the year. U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison said failure by Congress to act poses a serious threat to the wind energy industry.
  • Ellison Recognized For Work To Advance LGBT Equality

    Posted: Jul 03 2012
    While House Republicans were promoting discrimination, 183 Representatives were working toward pro-LGBT policies. ThinkProgress has named Rep. Keith Ellison one of the "11 Best Representatives for Gay Rights".
  • Local Politicians, Candidates Take Sides on Obamacare Ruling

    Posted: Jun 29 2012
    "This ruling is a significant victory for the American people," said Rep. Ellison. "After a two-year legal battle, the Supreme Court confirmed today that the Affordable Care Act will continue to provide millions of Americans with health coverage."
  • Here Are The Facts

    Posted: Jun 28 2012
    What would a Romney presidency and Republican Congress mean for the American people? Here are the facts. 32 million seniors would lose access to free preventative care; insurance companies would deny coverage to 17 million children with pre-existing conditions.
  • Rep. Ellison Op-Ed: The Supreme Court Overreach Nobody Is Talking About

    Posted: Jun 27 2012
    This election cycle, outside groups called Super-PACs have raised more than $220 million and spent $124 million. We still have five months until the election. The American people see how this system works against them, so they are raising their voices to take back our democracy.
  • Ellison Slams Supreme Court Campaign Finance Ruling

    Posted: Jun 25 2012
    The U.S. Supreme Court "squandered an opportunity" to revise its landmark Citizens United decision when it struck down a Montana campaign finance law on Monday, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison said.

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