The Minnesota attorney general's race was Ellison's best opportunity to oppose Trump's policies
he said. His opponents accuse him of being a partisan warrior despite being locked in a tough reelection race..
As a result of Ellison's election, violent crime has surged, according to his Republican opponent, hedge fund lawyer Jim Schultz.
It has been Ellison's strategy to fight back since this summer's ruling by the Supreme Court to rally suburban voters and Democrats.
In addition to the health care and prescription drug issues, he's also urged voters to examine his work on consumer fraud protections and wage theft protections - all issues that contradict his image.