The Latest
  • Business Community Backing Away From ALEC Over Photo ID


    Posted: Apr 05 2012
    Prompted by a petition campaign by the progressive advocacy group Color of Change, Coca-Cola has pulled its support from ALEC, a right-wing corporate-funded front group which has been pushing voter restriction efforts around the country.
  • Rep. Ellison Statement on Photo ID Amendment


    Posted: Apr 04 2012
    "I will run a vigorous grassroots campaign to educate Minnesotans about photo ID’s dangerous consequences and maximize voter turnout in the Fifth District. Our campaign plans to turn out 20,000 new voters in 2012 and make a huge impact on this statewide measure.”
  • Dayton Says He'll Campaign Against Voter ID


    Posted: Apr 04 2012
    Dayton, a Democrat, had already said he would use his bully pulpit to try to defeat a proposed constitutional amendment to ban same sex marriages. He pledged to do the same to defeat the voter ID amendment.
  • Ellison: Choose Inclusion


    Posted: Mar 29 2012
    If you contribute today, we can put boots on the ground sooner to organize our communities around inclusion and deliver the votes we need to win. With our goal to turn out 20,000 new voters, every dollar will make a difference.
  • Ellison Denounces National Organization for Marriage


    Posted: Mar 27 2012
    "Today, we learned from previously confidential documents that the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) is intentionally working to divide Americans across racial lines to advance their political agenda."
  • Invest In The Politics Of Generosity And Inclusion!


    Posted: Mar 27 2012
    Our campaign has always focused on community organizing and progressive politics. This year, we need boots on the ground to turn out 20,000 new voters. Why? Because that's what it will take to defeat the GOP’s amendments and elect statewide candidates like President Obama. This is an enormous challenge that requires lots of resources.
  • Minnesota’s War on Voting


    Posted: Mar 26 2012
    Voter ID laws are the latest attempt by conservative groups and corporate interests to shape a GOP-friendly electorate and consolidate the power of the 1 percent within the political system. According to a 2006 study by the Brennan Center for Justice, 11 percent of US citizens lack government-issued ID, including 18 percent of young voters and 25 percent of African-Americans.
  • Ellison is Top-Rated Democrat on Twitter


    Posted: Mar 26 2012
    A new report on congressional Twitter use found that Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) is among the most "influential" lawmakers on Twitter, behind Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio).

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