Happy Thanksgiving from my family to all the families celebrating in Minnesota and across the country. I'm thankful for my loved ones, including my grandchildren Joe (pictured here), Jacob, and Avery, who all continue to bring joy to Franni and me every day.
The campaign is over, and our president-elect needs to recognize that and work to unify our country. But that is not possible if a white nationalist, who white supremacists view as their advocate, is allowed in the White House.
Last week, Americans picked Donald Trump to be our next President. And since Election Day, we've seen an alarming uptick of hateful acts and rhetoric against racial and religious minorities, and against women. Many of you may feel scared, alone, and worried about the future. But I want you to know that I will always fight for you, and so will the people of Minnesota. We need less hate and more... View details ⇨
My friend Keith Ellison was just elected—receiving nearly 70% of the vote in Minnesota's fifth Congressional district—to his sixth term in office. I was lucky enough to be with Keith at the University of Minnesota campus last week in Minneapolis, and I was inspired, as I always am, by Keith's energy and clear vision. He proves time and time again that he's a progressive champion with real... View details ⇨
Donald J. Trump came to Minnesota today and used his time to go after our vibrant Somali community. He spewed his hateful vitriol and insulted a group of Minnesotans that I am proud to represent every day in the United States Senate.
Elected officials need to be as good as the diverse people we serve.
Donald Trump is not worthy of serving our Somali-American community here in Minnesota, or... View details ⇨
As a senator, I've seen the presidency closer up than I ever thought I would when I was in comedy. One thing that has become very clear is that when a decision comes to the President, it's because the president and the president alone can make that decision.
We need a president who will put in the hard work every day to make the right decisions on behalf of the American people. There's only... View details ⇨
Why have I been traveling across the nation to help elect Democrats up and down the ticket? Why have I been in nine states—including Minnesota and states like Wisconsin and Michigan—in the span of a month? Why have I been doing everything I possibly can to get out the vote before November 8?
It's because I want to make sure we combat climate change for the future of our young people, like my... View details ⇨