In April, Keith Ellison became the first politician of significance to endorse Anthony Weiner's bid to become New York City mayor.SEE ALSO: "Cubicle Guy" who videobombed Anthony Weiner presser is former WCCO newsman [VIDEO] "Anthony's a good guy in my opinion," Ellison said during a TV appearance. " ... More >>
This Sunday is the Keith Ellison-sponsored Get Out to Vote concert at First Avenue. The incumbent Representative of Minnesota's Fifth-Congressional District has put together quite the bill, including performances from Brother Ali, Slug, Dessa as well as a DJ set from noted hip-hop historian and Rede ... More >>
Brother Ali, Atmosphere's Slug, and Dessa top a huge lineup of local hip-hop talent signed on for a voting advocacy show at First Avenue later this month.The show is courtesy of Keith Ellison for Congress, and therefore it'll will be a platform for the local politician to get up and rap a bit himsel ... More >>
Yesterday, City Pages connected with U.S. Representative Keith Ellison for a long conversation.The interview touched upon everything from what it's like for Keith to buy cereal at the North Side Cub Foods to the relationship between free speech and "incitement." SEE ALSO:-- Chris Fields' first TV ad ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Bradlee Dean's dishonest fundraising may land him in hot water with the IRS-- Michele Bachmann on Ellison: 'He has long record of association with Muslim Brotherhood'On a recent episode of his radio show, Bradlee Dean called Keith Ellison's office to ask the tough questions. Like, you kn ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Chris Fields: I didn't call Keith Ellison a reverse racist in "reverse racism" ad-- Chris Fields says Keith Ellison isn't doing enough for black people-- Twin Cities has far and away the largest black-white unemployment gap, says new studyOver the weekend, Chris Fields released his first ... More >>
See Also: Chris Fields: "Keith Ellison is militantly anti-America" Chris Fields says Keith Ellison isn't doing enough for black people With the election inching closer, GOP-endorsed Congressional candidate Chris Fields is upping the attack rhetoric, now accusing Keith Ellison of "reverse racism" ... More >>
SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann on Ellison: 'He has long record of association with Muslim Brotherhood'It's one thing to report that "Bachmann alleges Ellison has ties to Muslim Brotherhood." It's quite another to go with "Bachmann ties Ellison to Muslim Brotherhood."Two respected elders of the Twin Citi ... More >>
An impressively detailed new study looking at how Congress members use Twitter recognizes Minnesota's congressional delegation as some of the best social networkers around, but finds that Republicans, overall, use Twitter more effectively than Democrats.The study, "Capitol Tweets: Yeas and Nays o ... More >>
Minnesota Majority is the main advocacy group backing the GOP-led drive for a constitutional amendment requiring all voters to show some form of identification at the polls.Today, one of the websites Minnesota Majority maintains -- wewantvoterid.com -- is being blasted for using racist imagery.
Ellison thinks Cain might be "a sick individual."Herman Cain is intolerant of Muslims, and Keith Ellison is intolerant of Herman Cain.In an interview with Salon.com, Ellison said Cain, the former CEO of Godfather's Pizza now running for the Republican presidential nomination, is "trying to distin ... More >>
Torgerson's back for more.Lynn Torgerson dumped all over Rep. Keith Ellison during the 2010 congressional campaign, trashing his Muslim faith as little more than a breeding ground for criminals, and not deserving of free speech protection under the Constitution. Voters in the 5th congression ... More >>
Laurence O'Donnell interviews Keith Ellison.President Barack Obama shouldn't just voice his support for public employee unions, he "should come to Wisconsin and stand with the workers," if he knows what's good for him, Rep. Keith Ellison said last night on MSNBC. The president has already a ... More >>
Keith Ellison will speak at the Islamic law center's opening.It's been almost 10 years since the 9/11 attacks. We're still stuck in Iraq and Afghanistan. Egypt is in the midst of a bloody revolution whose outcome is uncertain at best. And everyone seems to have an opinion about Muslims--informed ... More >>
Keith Ellison demands ElBaradei's release.Minneapolis Congressman Keith Ellison has taken to Twitter to denounce the government of Egypt as it tries violently to quash an uprising seeking the end of President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule. Urging them on: Mohamed ElBaradei, the former head of the ... More >>
Keith Ellison and Peter KingNew York congressman Peter King has made it plain that he doesn't think American Muslims are showing enough deference to his fears about extremists, so he's going to use his new perch as chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee to put them on the spot. Ke ... More >>
Keith Ellison's too Muslim for Judson Phillips.There's no religious test for being a congressman. But never mind that. Tea Party Nation leader and founder Judson Phillips wants Rep. Keith Ellison thrown out of office because he's Muslim. At least Phillips wears his bigotry right out there on ... More >>
Should social activists work from within or outside the political system for change?
She was interviewed by a couple of people most folks have never heard of, Babe Huggett and Warner Todd Huston
After a lot of soul searching the reformer and lightning rod says he won't seek another term on the school board.
Don't trust the Ellison, he's really part of a secret underground Muslim spy network.
Worth its weight in non-profit pilgrimages abroad!
The U.S. House passed the revised $787 billion stimulus package today with a 246-183 vote.
The U.S. House passed their version of the $819 billion stimulus bill 244-188 on Wednesday. The bill passed without a single Republican vote.
It wasn't surprising to hear that Minneapolis Mayor RT Rybak isn't closing the door on a potential bid for the U.S. Senate against Norm Coleman in 2008.
Five or six things about last week's winners and losers
We caught up with Keith Ellison last night at his Trocadero's victory party, just before he went downstairs to greet the crowd around 9:00.
The Republican candidate for Keith Ellison's vacant state House seat sounds off.
Minnesota bloggers across the political spectrum are chiming in on the outcomes of yesterday's primary election. Not surpisingly, the chatter was focused on Rep. Keith Ellison's victory in the 5th Congressional District DFL primary.
Today's Washington Post carries a longish analysis of the controversies surrounding DFL candidate Keith Ellison, who is running for the U.S. House of Representatives seat being vacated by Martin Sabo.
Minnesota's largest daily gives Sabo aide the nod in DFL primary against Ellison, Junge, and Ostrow. The vote is September 12.
Twin Cities publication cites Ellison's work opposing Arlon Lindner's Holocaust denial in the State Legislature, and his support for civil liberties.
Keith Ellison, the DFL's endorsee for Congress in the Fifth District, has spent the summer countering attacks from Republicans—and Democrats. What made him everyone's favorite target?
Ostrow puts quarter in the meter--gets zero votes.
Joe Lieberman praised Minister Louis Farrakhan in 2000. Will Keith Ellison's critics lambaste Lieberman and his staunch supporter Ember Reichgott Junge, or reveal themselves as hypocrites?
The Charleston (West Virginia) Gazette reports that Keith Ellison recently appeared before the city council to complain that he and his neighbors were receiving too many parking tickets.
Teenagers on the North Side getting gunned down. Rich versus poor. Lake Harriet versus Plymouth Ave. The blame game. Keith Ellison, savior/demon. Murderapolis, summer 2006. Somalis on the defensive. Bar fights, street hassles, the basketball hoops taken off the backboards at Painter Park, which has ... More >>
The four "anti-war" candidates for Congress certainly weren't shy about cheering on Israel's mow-'em-down strategy in Lebanon.
With the DFL endorsement of Keith Ellison to run for Martin Sabo's congressional post, the race itself would seem to be a foregone conclusion. But is it?
In the crowded race to replace Sabo, Keith Ellison wins endorsement easily
What's in the smelly, oily water coming out of the ground at the new Heritage Park housing development?