Democrats PANIC Over Keith Ellison as the Minnesota AG Race Narrows

Truthfeed | 10/13/2018 | Amy Moreno
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Democrats are nervous over their DNC co-chair and Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison.

Ellison is facing credible charges of domestic abuse by at least two women, which Dems worry will upset his bid to be the Minnesota Attorney General.

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It’s funny, in a sad and very ironic way, that a man (in this #MeToo movement-era) who is running for the TOP law office in the state, stands accused of two horrific crimes, with evidence to back it up, yet, Democrats are quiet about it….really makes you see how much the Kavanaugh carnival of horror was just a stunt.

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Democrats are worried that allegations of domestic abuse made by a former girlfriend of Rep. Keith Ellison (D) could be a drag on his chances of winning the state’s attorney general’s office, a post Democrats have held for almost half a century.

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The Minneapolis Democrat has denied the charges, and an investigation paid for by the state Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party could not corroborate the woman’s claims.

But the allegations have taken a toll, and the race between Ellison and former state Rep. Doug Wardlow (R) is neck and neck.

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A poll conducted for the Minneapolis Star Tribune and Minnesota Public Radio last month showed Ellison leading Wardlow, 41 percent to 36 percent, even as Democratic candidates led their Republican rivals up and down the ballot in other contests.

The poll showed more voters, 31 percent, said they had an unfavorable impression of Ellison than those who said they had a favorable impression at 20 percent.

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Voters and Democratic activists here say the allegations are weighing on the party’s prospects — and, in some cases, their own thoughts about the liberal firebrand whose star seemed to be on the rise.

“Unfortunately, it’s hurting him and Republicans are using it to bring down other Democrats,” said Roberta Humphries, a retiree...
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