The faith of Congress: Today’s lawmakers embrace more beliefs
Organizers in Indianapolis have been preparing for the arrival of a rising star in national politics, Congressman Keith Ellison of Minnesota.
Ellison, who recently became deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee, will speak here during the Indiana Democratic Party’s Hoosier Hospitality Dinner on May 5 in Indianapolis.
Ellison is best known for his progressive activism, however he is also recognized as one of only two Muslim members of Congress.
He became the firm Muslim in Congress when he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2006, and was sworn in on the Quran.
Ellison was once a …