Rep. Ellison Gets Michigan Backing For DNC Leader
Rep. Ellison gets Michigan backing for DNC leader
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Washington — Detroit native Keith Ellison, a congressman from Minneapolis, is garnering strong support from Michigan’s delegation and others for his run to chair the Democratic National Committee.
Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress, announced his candidacy Monday by saying it’s time to begin rebuilding the Democratic Party following the surprise election last week of President-elect Donald Trump.
“This election cycle, we did not motivate enough people to the ballot box. We must champion the challenges of working families and give voters a reason …