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Keith Ellison's Profile

Co-chair, Congressional Progressive Caucus; U.S. Representative for Minnesota's 5th District

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Diaries published: 5 (86 days since last diary on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 06:31 PM PST)

Comments posted: 9 (86 days since last comment on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 06:31 PM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: seldom

Total Recommends: 1081

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Introducing the Same Day Registration and Voter Access Protection Act, 117 comments, 449 recommends

People Following Keith Ellison: 48

Keith Ellison's Most Recent Diaries:

Too often in our economy the people we depend on the most are also the lowest paid and the least protected. In this month's episode of We the Podcast , we look at home health care workers -- a ...
by Keith Ellison
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 06:31 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Last week President Obama announced a budget that includes something called "Chained CPI" as a way to reduce Social Security benefits. I will not support it. And will not vote for any plan that ...
by Keith Ellison
Comment Count 86 comments on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 08:27 AM PDT with 313 Recommends
Last week, I said that if Congress has to make cuts, we should embrace the idea of ridding ourselves of wasteful giveaways to the fossil fuel industry. Here's an idea. Let’s cut the Master Limited ...
by Keith Ellison
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu Jan 10, 2013 at 09:07 AM PST with 15 Recommends
With yesterday's vote behind us, Americans face an even bigger fight in the coming months: funding our government, avoiding devastating cuts known as sequestration, and avoiding default on our ...
by Keith Ellison
Comment Count 130 comments on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 03:20 PM PST with 293 Recommends
Last month, Dorothy Cooper, a 96 year-old African-American woman from Chattanooga, Tennessee, went to the ballot box to vote. Dorothy was born before women had the right to vote and when Jim Crow ...
by Keith Ellison
Comment Count 117 comments on Wed Nov 02, 2011 at 08:08 AM PDT with 449 Recommends

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