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Q & A with Congressman Keith Ellison

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community_briefs/article/q_a_with_congressman_keith_ellison_20071221

Keith Ellison's congressional campaign was not for the thin skinned. But despite attacks that tried to link him to Islamic extremists, Ellison won the election and on Jan. 4, 2007, became the first Muslim member of Congress -- and even that was filled with controversy, when he decided to take his oath of office photo-ops with the Quran instead of the Bible.

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