Minnesota Democrats Exposed and Checks and Balances (subscription required) say Keith Ellison currently has a suspended driver’s license for not paying his parking tickets. Ellison declined comment when I asked him about the matter…
Ellison has had a rough stretch of late. He has also faced repeated questions about his past relationship with members of the Nation of Islam. Ellison is the DFL endorsed candidate for Minnesota’s Fifth Congressional District. He faces a primary challenge against several other DFLers.
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Tom Scheck has covered politics and state government for more than ten years for MPR News. He’s covered several gubernatorial campaigns, two statewide recounts, the presidential bids of Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann, U.S. Senate races, close Congressional contests and the Minnesota Legislature. He lives in Falcon Heights with his wife, son and dog. He can sometimes be found chasing a white ball on a golf course. It isn’t a straight walk. Tips are welcome at firstname.lastname@example.org