Federal contract workers protest for seat at the table

Federal contract workers protest for seat at the table

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) --Low-wage federal contract workers call on President Obama for more than just a minimum wage increase. They want a way to organize and do their own bargaining.
Caroline Cataldo, Medill News Service

Congress, staff break record for privately funded trips

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Members of the U.S. Congress and staff members broke the record for taking the most privately funded trips since 2007 reforms, LegiStorm.com reported.

Call for national debate on Islam

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- The train barreling down the tracks, endangering America’s freedoms, is Islam. We fail, at our peril, to understand its danger through a national debate.
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator
House ethics panel won't probe eight congress members arrested

House ethics panel won't probe eight congress members arrested

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The House Ethics Committee decided against pursuing an investigation into the arrests of eight House members at a Washington rally in early October.

Graham: Democrats will 'own' Obamacare in coming elections

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- A key Republican senator Sunday cautioned the Democrats not to gloat at the seeming disarray within the GOP as the debt-ceiling debate continues.
8 members of Congress arrested at immigration reform demonstration

8 members of Congress arrested at immigration reform demonstration

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Eight congressional Democrats were arrested Tuesday at the U.S. Capitol while demonstrating for immigration law reform.
Lawmakers call for stronger U.S. action in Syria

Lawmakers call for stronger U.S. action in Syria

WASHINGTON, April 29 (UPI) -- Republican lawmakers are pressing for U.S. intervention in Syria's civil war, while Democrats call for increased aid but do not rule out military action.

Obama 'charm offensive' ends in stalemate

WASHINGTON, March 14 (UPI) -- President Obama concluded his three-day tour of Capitol Hill Thursday without significant progress on the budget stalemate with Republicans, lawmakers said.

Hannity 'worst excuse for a journalist'

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison clashed with Sean Hannity on Fox News, objecting to alleged bias shown in portraying President Barack Obama's remarks on the sequester.

Senor: Administration not supporting Rice

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The White House has not supported U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice, who is under media scrutiny as a potential Cabinet appointee, a Republican campaign adviser said.

Suit alleges TSU bias against white woman

HOUSTON, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- A Houston judge has ruled a Texas Southern University assistant dean may proceed with a suit alleging the school discriminated against her because she is white.

Bachmann ekes out win, Cravaack loses

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Rep. Michele Bachmann toughed out a close victory in Minnesota early Wednesday, while President Obama and Sen. Amy Klobuchar breezed to wins, results showed.

Wall Street trading tax could raise $350B

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- A House bill introduced Friday can raise $350 billion a year for U.S. jobs creation, Medicare and other programs by micro-taxing stock trades, its sponsor said.
Bachmann shuns 'political correctness'

Bachmann shuns 'political correctness'

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 31 (UPI) -- After accusing two public officials of ties to radical Islam, Rep. Michele Bachmann said she can't choose political correctness "over national security."

Dems ponder Citizens United overturn

WASHINGTON, April 18 (UPI) -- Several congressional Democrats met Wednesday in Washington to discuss a constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United ruling on campaign finance.
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Keith Ellison
Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., participates in a mock swearing-in ceremony in the U.S. Capitol in Washington on January 4, 2007. Ellison is the first Muslim elected to Congress. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

Keith Ellison (born February 6, 1984 in Los Angeles, California) is an American football linebacker for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Bills in the sixth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oregon State.

Ellison attended Redondo Union High School in Redondo Beach, California and was a student and a standout in football and basketball. In football, he played quarterback, linebacker and safety, and as a senior, he was named the Bay League's Defensive Player of the Year and was an All-California Interscholastic Federation selection. In basketball, he was a four-year letterman and starter. Keith Ellison graduated from Redondo Union High School in 2002.

He played college football at Oregon State University, and was drafted in the 6th round of the 2006 NFL Draft as the 178th overall pick.

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