Rep. Keith Ellison says Rep. Peter King's call for increased scrutiny on all Muslims is "wrong" and "ridiculous."
Eight House Democrats, led by Rep. Barbara Lee, sent a letter to Obama on March 11 condemning secretive drone strikes. Other CBC co-signers included Reps. John Conyers, Donna Edwards and Keith Ellison. The letter accuses the administration of sett...
Just one month after the Obama administration formally recognized the Somali government, Ellison became the first member of Congress to visit the country in Feb. 2013.
"I told my constituency I would come here and work for the United States and So...
U.S. congressman Keith Ellison visited Somalia's capital on Tuesday, the first visit in years by a member of Congress to what until recently was considered one of the world's most dangerous cities.
President Obama's State of the Union address signaled that he is paying attention to African-American issues, leaders say.
Cleopatra Pendleton and other advocates urge congressional lawmakers to pass gun control legislation.