Articles Tagged 'Keith Ellison'
Keith Ellison pondering Minnesota AG run
Politico reports that Ellison is “bored” in the House and wants to move his career in another direction. The AG seat is expected to open…
DNC deputy chair Keith Ellison signals support for Antifa
Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., the deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee, caused a stir on social media Wednesday when he posed with a book…
Progressives call for replacing Al Franken with keith Ellison as support for resignation builds
Progressives aligned with the Bernie Sanders camp called for replacing disgraced Sen. Al Franken with a fellow Minnesota Democrat, Rep. Keith Ellison, as support grew…
Democrats to Kick-Off ‘Resistance Summer’ with ‘House Parties’ Featuring Keith Ellison
On the unofficial first day of summer, while most Americans are planning their barbecues and trips to the beach, the Democrats have only one thing…
Democrats Elect Thomas Perez, Establishment Favorite, as Party Chairman
ATLANTA — Former Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez was elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee on Saturday, narrowly defeating Representative Keith Ellison of Minnesota…
DNC boots candidate from chairman’s race for criticizing Ellison’s Islamic faith
The Democratic National Committee is kicking a candidate out of the chairman’s race after he told The Hill that Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) should not…
Rep. Keith Ellison faces renewed scrutiny over past ties to Nation of Islam, defense of anti-Semitic figures
(CNN)Rep. Keith Ellison’s past ties to the Nation of Islam and his defense of its anti-Semitic leader, Louis Farrakhan, are resurfacing as he campaigns to…
Bernie Sanders backs Keith Ellison for DNC chair, says party must remake itself
Saying it was a complete “embarrassment” for the Democratic Party to lose working-class voters to Republican Donald Trump, Sen. Bernard Sanders on Thursday called on…
FNCâ€™s Jonathan Hoenig: Keith Ellison financial transaction tax proposal â€˜Sharia creepâ€™
On Saturdayâ€™s broadcast of â€œCashinâ€™ Inâ€ on the Fox News Channel, Capitalist Pig co-founder and Fox News contributor Jonathan Hoenig said that tax proposal offered by Minnesota Democrat Rep. Keith Ellison back in April could be a product of Ellisonâ€™s Islamic faith.
Hoenig said the Inclusive Prosperity Act, which is legislation that places a tax on financial transaction, appears to…
Congressman on hunger strike to show solidarity with Occupy
By: Aubrey Whelan | Washington Examier
Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., embarked on a 24-hour hunger strike in solidarity with four Occupy DC protesters who have gone without food since Dec. 8 to advocate for D.C. voting rights.
Ellison, the first Muslim to serve in the House, met with the hunger strikers Thursday and pledged to read their declaration â€“…