Rep. Ellison Tears Up At King Hearings While Telling Story Of Muslim 9/11 First Responder (VIDEO)

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March 10, 2011 6:15 a.m.
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Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) was moved to tears today at Peter King’s hearings on radicalization in the American Muslim community, when telling the story a Muslim first responder who lost his life on September 11th, 2001.Ellison, who is Muslim, has been opposed to the hearings’ focus on Muslims, and told TPM in December that it’s “legitimate” to have broad hearings on radicalization, but “just a bash session about ‘Muslims are the problem’ is not helpful.”

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