2.) Keith Ellison: Attorney General

  • 01/22/2020 12:00 AM
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN Staff
2.) Keith Ellison: Attorney General
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Former Rep. Keith Ellison won a competitive election for Minnesota attorney general in 2018 despite allegations of domestic abuse from two ex-girlfriends.

While in Congress, Ellison served as the Democratic National Committee's number two and as vice-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

After Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton, Ellison joined the race to chair the Democratic National Committee. He promptly gained support from Sanders; however, Ellison's candidacy prompted renewed scrutiny over his affiliation with Louis Farrakhan's Nation of Islam.

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