Rep. André Carson (D-Ind.) is throwing his support behind Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) to become the next chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
"Keith Ellison is my friend. ... He's a Muslim like me, and I think it's time for us, if we are truly the Democratic Party, to confront our own xenophobia, racism and Islamophobia," Carson said in an interview with The Hill's Molly K. Hooper.
Watch the video above to hear Carson in his own words.