David Weigel interviews Rep. Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to the U.S. Congress, for WeigelCast.

WeigelCast: David Weigel Interviews First Muslim Rep. Keith Ellison

WeigelCast
An interview series about politics.
June 4 2014 4:13 PM

WeigelCast With Rep. Keith Ellison

Listen to David Weigel interview the Minnesota Democrat who, in 2006, became the first Muslim elected to U.S. Congress.

Listen to Episode No. 12 of the WeigelCast using the player below:

In this week's episode, Slate political reporter David Weigel speaks with Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), who, in 2006, became the first Muslim elected to Congress. Ellison talks candidly about the "corrosive" effects of finance on policy, the lost potential of his hometown of Detroit, and why he believes the Senate Intelligence Committee on Benghazi is 100 percent "political theater."

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David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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