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Dear Friends and Supporters, Fifty-five years ago today President Lyndon B. Johnson “signed into law the most sweeping voter rights protections the nation had ever seen." The Voting Rights Act, which was amended five times over the next ten years, increased government oversight in areas of the...

Dear Friends and Supporters, A quick campaign update based on a remarkable—and not in a good way—set of comments by my opponent, Chris Stewart. Yesterday, he appeared on a Zoom session sponsored by the conservative Sutherland Institute. I listened in, as did members of our team....

Dear Friends and Supporters, With just over three months to Election Day, I wanted to take a moment and share a message … from my Republican opponent, Chris Stewart, which he recently sent to his supporters. Stewart in his own words I believe it is important that we...

Dear Friends and Supporters, For those of you outside Utah, you might not know that today is a Utah state holiday: Pioneer Day, commemorating the day in 1847 when Mormon pioneers arrived in the Salt Lake Valley. On this July 24th—one without very many parades across Utah,...

Issues over Values: Stewart, Mental Health, & the Suicide Hotline Despite his focus on establishing a nationwide three-digit suicide hotline, Chris Stewart has voted AGAINST funding for mental health services dozens of times. His record in Washington is clear: Stewart has repeatedly worked to "defund" and...

Dear Friends and Supporters, I want to call your attention to Chris Stewart’s statements urging early re-opening of the economy. In March, when it became clear how serious the outbreak of COVID-19 was in the U.S., Chris Stewart said, "We know that from studying previous pandemics and other viruses,...

Kael, a writer and historian at heart, will be posting travelogues of his visits to every corner of CD2, with photos, commentary, and a bit of history. Deep roots and a way with words mean we get to travel along as he and Tai (campaign...

Kael spoke with Roger McDonough, host of KCPW's In the Hive radio show about Utah's 2nd Congressional District, the role of government, and how to bridge the divide he feels is the most pressing problem in our country.   Listen to the full interview here.   [caption id="attachment_611" align="alignleft"...

Now, it's time to move into the general election The other side of my bio. . . While seeking the Democratic nomination for Utah’s 2nd Congressional District, our campaign highlighted my professional background. Officially representing our country for over a decade has prepared me well to represent...

It’s not enough to agree on a list of positions; now more than ever we need someone who can put plans into action.   First-hand experience of failed policy It’s true that we Democrats have shared values, but not all Democratic candidates have firsthand experience dealing with the...