Some Democrats look to Keith Ellison, first Muslim congressman, to lead charge against Trump

Labor Secretary Tom Perez interested in Democratic Party chairmanshipSen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., speak at a news conference on Sept. 17. Following Donald Trump’s inauguration in January, Republicans will control the White House, Senate, House and a majority of governorships and statehouses, leaving Democrats to decide on which direction to take their party. If some of the more prominent Democratic voices get their say, the man leading the charge at the party’s national committee would be Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison.

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