Keith Ellison

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Democratic/Farmer/Labor Minnesota

U.S. House (Minnesota 5)


Family: Wife: Kim; 4 Children: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Elijah, Amirah

Born: 08/04/1963 Detroit, MI

Home: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Religion: Muslim

Education: JD, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 1990 BA, Economics, Wayne State University, 1987

Profession: Attorney, Hassan and Reed, Limited Executive Director, Legal Rights Center, Incorporated Attorney, Linquist and Vennum

Political: U.S. House, MinnesotaHouse of Representatives, 2007-present Representative, United States House of Representatives, 2006-present Representative, Minnesota State House of Representatives, 2004-2006

Congressional Membership: Member, Congressional Black Caucus, 2006-present Vice Chair, Congressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equality Caucus, 2008 Member, Bicameral Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's Disease Member, Children's Environmental Health Caucus Member, Congressional Adoption Caucus Member, Congressional Anti-Terrorism Caucus Member, Congressional Arts Caucus Member, Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans Member, Congressional Caucus to Fight and Control Methamphetamine Founder, Congressional Consumer Justice Caucus Member, Congressional Diabetes Caucus Member, Congressional E911 Caucus Member, Congressional Human Rights Caucus Member, Congressional Labor and Working Families Caucus Member, Congressional Progressive Caucus Member, Congressional Wildlife Refuge Caucus Member, Financial and Economic Literacy Caucus Member, Law Enforcement Caucus Member, Out of Iraq Caucus Member, Pro-Choice Caucus

Organization Membership: Co-Founder, Environmental Justice Advocates of Minnesota


Financial Services

Foreign Affairs

Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology

Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit

Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity

Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights, and Oversight

Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia