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MN schools cannot withhold diploma based on meal debts, AG says

(FOX 9) – Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison issued a binding written opinion that under state law, “public schools are prohibited from denying students — who are eligible to receive their diploma — the opportunity to participate in graduation ceremonies due to unpaid meal debts.” The opinion comes in response to a request from the Commissioner of Education following reports of some…

MN AG Keith Ellison Joins Lawsuit Against President Trump’s Border Emergency Declaration

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has joined a 16 state lawsuit led by California to fight President Trump’s emergency declaration to fund his border wall. “President Trump, who has been unable to persuade Congress and the American people that a wall is necessary, is harming the people of Minnesota by forcing this constitutional crisis. I have…

LIVE: The Midterm Impact Going Forward

MSUM Political Science Professor Breaks Down Impact of Key Races Going Forward

  MSUM Political Science Professor Dr. Barbara Headrick does a postmortem on the 2018 midterm election. First, she talks about a possible future presidential run for Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar, who cruised to re-election amid a rising national profile. Then she discusses the impact abuse allegations had on a Keith Ellison’s narrow victory in the Minnesota Secretary of State race….

LIVE: Breaking Down The Midterms

MSUM Political Science Professor Dr. Barbara Headrick Breaks Down Races In ND & MN

  Dr. Barbara Headrick, MSUM Political Science professor, breaks down the biggest races in North Dakota and Minnesota with Adam Ladwig and Emily Welker. She talks about whether or not there’s enough polling data to accurately predict the Heidi Heitkamp/Kevin Cramer Senate race in North Dakota, and why she thinks the results will be closer than the polls say. Dr….

Divorce Records Show Ellison’s Wife Abused Him

Media organizations sued to unseal the divorce records after Keith Ellison's former girlfriend accused him in August of physical abuse.

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison’s recently unsealed divorce filings contain no allegations that he physically abused his ex-wife. But Ellison accused Kim Ellison of repeatedly hitting him throughout their marriage, before it ended in 2012 . Media organizations sued to unseal the divorce records after Keith Ellison’s former girlfriend accused him in August of physical abuse. Ellison,…

MN AG candidate Keith Ellison’s divorce records unsealed next week

MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) – A Hennepin County family court referee has decided to unseal Democratic Attorney General Candidate Keith Ellison’s divorce file. The file will become public on Oct. 17. Two media outlets, the Minneapolis Star Tribune and the conservative website Alpha News, had sued to gain access to the divorce file. The file has been sealed since 2012, but the media outlets argued that the public has a right…

MN AG Candidate Keith Ellison Discusses Voter Rights at MSUM

Ellison talked about accessibility to polls and barriers people face when voting

MOORHEAD, MN– Minnesota candidate for Attorney General Keith Ellison visited the MSUM campus to discuss rights for Minnesota voters. Ellison met with MSUM students, faculty, and people of the Moorhead community to talk about accessibility to the polls and barriers people face when voting. Students discussed the need for a centralized voting location on campus and more information on how…

Attorney: Keith Ellison abuse claim unsubstantiated

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison says he’s focusing on the issues in the Minnesota attorney general’s race after an attorney said she couldn’t substantiate physical abuse allegations from Ellison’s ex-girlfriend. Karen Monahan accused Ellison in August of dragging her off a bed by her feet in 2016 while screaming obscenities. She claims to have video footage…

Democrat Keith Ellison Wins Attorney General Race

Despite allegations of domestic abuse just days prior to the Minnesota election

ST. PAUL, Minn. — According to the Associated Press, Congressman Keith Ellison wins in the Minnesota primary race for attorney general despite facing domestic violence accusations, which he has denied. He went up against Northfield Attorney Matt Pelikan, State Representative Debra Hilstrom of Brooklyn Park, former Ramsey and Washington County Attorney Tom Foley and former Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman. Congressman…

Rep. Keith Ellison Accused of Abuse

Ellison is accused of emotional and physical abuse by an ex-girlfriend

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The co-chair of the Democratic National Committee, Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota, is accused of emotional and physical abuse by an ex-girlfriend who said: “You know you did that to me.” Ellison responded to the allegations Sunday, issuing a brief statement that said, in part,  “I never behaved in this way.” You can read his full…