The Smear is Here for Ellison

Ever since Representative Keith Ellison announced his candidacy for the next chair of the Democratic National Committee, the right has attempted to smear him as an anti-Semite. Unfortunately, some traditionally liberal backers have now joined in putting forth a misguided opposition. Haim Saban, who gave millions to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, described Ellison as “an…

Stand up for Keith Ellison

Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison declared his candidacy for Chair of the Democratic National Committee this month, following endorsements from Sens. Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Chuck Schumer as well as other members of Congress, plus mayors and labor leaders. Although Schumer’s support indicates that the Democratic Party establishment is ready to embrace its progressive wing,…