Meet Darlene McDonald

Get to know the woman behind the movement, her life, what she stands for, and what her plans are for our state and country!

Op-ed in Utah Policy: Can Democrats Win in Utah?

Democratic candidates have lost so often in recent years, it’s tough to keep track of them all. Progressives. Moderates. People with no name recognition. People with high name recognition. Mormons.…

Op-ed in the Salt Lake Tribune: It’s Time for Utah to Have a Voice in Congress

I am running for office to raise my voice and encourage others to raise theirs. It's time for the people of Utah's 4th Congressional District to have a voice again. And, you better believe I'll hold…

ICYMI: Parades and Podcasts

The Darlene for Congress team has been busy! Here are some highlights from the past few weeks:   Darlene is a regular speaker at rallies and marches, particularly those focused on health care.…

Empowering the Chaos President

If you’re like me, you’re probably sick of hearing about Donald Trump. He is a master at desecrating American values and norms, and we are permanently stuck on high alert. Too many of our elected…

The sanctity of family

“America's health care system is neither healthy, caring, nor a system.” ― Walter Cronkite I believe family is the fundamental unit of society. Everything revolves around families. Societies rise…

What people hate about politics

In Utah we shun contention. We don’t like confrontation and we are uncomfortable in arguments, at least in person. I’ve noticed a lot of us are far more comfortable hurling rhetorical grenades on…

Five things I like about Mia Love

Do you remember during the presidential debates last year, when Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton reminded us all why we love to hate politics? Recall one question in particular, where candidates were…

Utah: a shining state on the hill

The Utah Compact is a bipartisan and moderate set of principles for immigration reform, signed in 2011 with support from leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. These principles…

How can a Democrat win in Utah?

I’m going to be very frank for a minute. It’s not easy to be a Democrat in Utah. We lose a lot. I’m tired of losing. Are you? When we lose, so do poor, sick Utahns who don’t have access to Medicaid…

Fear leads to hate

We are a nation of immigrants. That’s not fake news. That’s not political correctness. That’s a fact. It’s real life. And it’s one of the core principles that made America great from day one. There…