Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) won a contentious race for attorney general of Minnesota, making him one of the highest-ranking Muslim elected officials in the country. Ellison, the deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee, was accused of domestic violence in August. His former girlfriend Karen Monahan said Ellison had subjected her to “narcissist abuse” and on one occasion had tried pulling her […]

Amid allegations that he abused a former girlfriend, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison is reportedly considering leaving his position as deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee. Ellison has maintained his innocence, claiming the allegations made against him come from jealous former girlfriend who has been identified as Karen Monahan, reports CNN. “You know, I’ve been […]


ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An ex-girlfriend’s allegation that Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison once physically abused her could not be substantiated because she refused to provide video she said she had of the incident, an attorney with links to the state’s Democratic party who was hired to investigate the claims concluded in a draft report […]


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison on Sunday denied an allegation from an ex-girlfriend that he had once dragged her off a bed while screaming obscenities at her — an allegation that came just days before a Tuesday primary in which the congressman is among several Democrats running for state attorney general. The allegation […]

Tom Perez, the former Secretary of Labor, hugged his supporters after being elected as the new Chair of the Democratic National Committee. Now the hard part begins. Perez takes over a Democratic Party in turmoil and he is facing many challenges in the months ahead. Democrats are still reeling from an embarrassing loss after President […]

Rep. Keith Ellison can’t catch a break. Ellison, a Democrat from Minnesota, is running for chair of the Democratic National Committee. He is also the first Muslim to be elected to Congress. Stung by Hillary Clinton’s defeat in the presidential election, Democrats are pondering the future and searching for a new leader and Ellison, for […]

  11/21/16- Roland Martin talks to Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison about his desire to chair the Democratic National Committee. He explains why he be the choice. “We have low turnout. The answer is getting someone who can get turnout. We didn’t go get those people and get them to the ballot box,” Ellison said. Click […]

During the past general election, civil rights organizations across the nation fought valiantly to make certain the right to vote was not obstructed. Advancement Project,…

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Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) and Rep. André Carson (D-Ind.), both members of the Congressional Black Caucus, are hoping to change the face of climate change by educating Black…