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The 2nd Congressional District is big and politically complicated — an opportunity as much as a challenge. Republicans gerrymandered this district hoping that a Democrat couldn’t win it. But I am a Democrat who can win in CD2. I love the boundaries of the district. I wouldn’t...

Every week or so, I am going to address issues with our campaign team members around the kitchen table. This week I sat down with Tai, our Technology Director and a former Marine rifleman originally from Logan, to talk about the pandemic. This video is...

  Weston-Jolin Joint Campaign Statement March 18, 2020 Dear supporters, We are writing this statement together to express our deep appreciation for your support to our campaigns for the Democratic nomination in Utah’s 2nd Congressional District. As we met voters throughout the district over the last several months, we heard your...

Public health in our Beehive state and throughout our country should be a shared political priority and sufficiently resourced, whether the times are good – or bad. It certainly should not take a national health scare, now global in scope, to get our leaders to...

I’m a Democrat for many reasons, but two stand out. Family Tradition My ancestors, poor immigrant farmers and pioneers, came to the U.S. and then onward and westward to Utah with not a lot of money but high hopes. Dreams. They survived through the Great Depression because...

After spending seven years on the dangerous frontlines in Iraq and Afghanistan for the U.S. State Dept, Kael Weston returned home to ask: how will these wars be remembered? In his book, The Mirror Test, in addition to the wars, he wrote about traveling the...

Terri Gross's Fresh Air interview with Kael Weston about his book, The Mirror Test, reinforces the key reason why Kael decided to run for Congress: so the U.S. never again starts an unnecessary war. Listen to the 34-minute interview on NPR's Fresh Air....

Elected representatives are charged with life and death decisions in matters of war and peace. Right now, our country is divided at home while challenges grow abroad. Even with a strong economy, the strain is obvious. I am seeking the Democratic nod in Utah’s 2nd Congressional...