Newly-elected Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez, right, and Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., who was named deputy chairman at the DNC winter meeting in Atlanta, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. Branden Camp/AP hide caption

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As Rep. Keith Ellison grew more emotional this morning, a tear fell on his glasses. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN)

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