Glenn Beck

Why some Democrats think Minnesota's Keith Ellison is the answer to Donald Trump

Late Tuesday night, Democrats had one name to explain their defeat: James B. Comey. By Thursday, many had another to describe their comeback strategy: Keith Ellison.

Ellison is a five-term congressman from Minnesota, and for a growing number of influential progressives, he's the answer to Democrats' failure to beat Donald Trump.

Senators Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., have all floated Ellison's name to be chair of the Democratic National Committee - a normally behind-the-scenes strategic position they want him to make more public.

So let's learn more about Ellison and why some Democrats think this relatively obscure...