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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…

MN AG Candidate Keith Ellison Talks about Workplace Safety in Moorhead

The roundtable is part of his series of talks as he campaigns to be Minnesota Attorney General

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A candidate running to become the next Attorney General of Minnesota visited Moorhead to talk about workplace safety. Congressman Keith Ellison spoke with labor organizers and workers to hear about the big issues in the workforce in Minnesota. People asked him about many topics, including worker’s compensation. Ellison says the best way to help workers and solve their…

MN Congressman Keith Ellison Files to Run for AG, Shakes Up DFL Primary

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) – U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison is not seeking reelection to his congressional seat, but will instead run for Minnesota Attorney General. He filed to run on Tuesday afternoon. The deadline to file to run for state office is 5 p.m. on Tuesday. Ellison’s decision to run for attorney general is one of several late entries that will shake-up the DFL primary…

Minnesota GOP Take Down Anti-Muslim Page

The chairwoman of the Republican Party of Minnesota says the person responsible for a racist and derogatory Facebook post on a party website has resigned at her request.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ The chairwoman of the Republican Party of Minnesota says the person responsible for a racist and derogatory Facebook post on a party website has resigned at her request. Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan issued a statement Monday night after the posting appeared on the Facebook page of Minnesota’s Seventh Congressional District Republican Party. It featured racist, derogatory language superimposed…