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Jon Summers
Jon Summers is the Founder of OnPoint Communications, where he advises Democratic candidates and elected officials, nonprofits and trade organizations. Summers served as Communications Director for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, where he was the lead advisor for strategic communications planning and implementation for the Leader and the Democratic caucus. He also oversaw communications for Sen. Reid's successful 2010 campaign for reelection. Before joining Sen. Reid’s office, Summers served as the Communications Director for the Democratic Governors Association (DGA) as well as the Nevada Democratic Party.

Summers began his career in political communications after working for nearly a decade as an on-air television journalist in Phoenix and Las Vegas, where he covered some of the biggest political stories and court cases in state history.

Jon, his husband Kyle and their son Alexander live in Washington, D.C.

Blog Entries by Jon Summers

Two Dads and the Mom Who Changed Everything

(16) Comments | Posted May 10, 2013 | 12:52 PM

I'm not sure I know anyone who LOVES shopping for Mother's Day cards, and for good reason. Our choices seem to be limited to two categories: half-hearted attempts at groan-inducing humor or saccharin sweet, over the top drivel that no real person actually says. But this Mother's Day proved to...

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Who's Your Daddy?

(4) Comments | Posted May 6, 2013 | 9:11 PM

"Which one of you is 'Dad'?" If we had a nickel for every time we have been asked that question or some variation of it, Kyle and I would have a healthy head start on our son's college fund.

For some people, the question comes from simply trying to understand...

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What SCOTUS Can Learn From Our Sleepless Nights

(6) Comments | Posted March 25, 2013 | 2:16 PM

"I can't believe I'm already doing this," I said to myself as I opened the top drawer of a dresser that we have only had for a month. But it was time. Alexander is 3 months old, and the "newborn" clothes are no longer a match for his rapidly growing,...

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How This Sonogram Changed Our Life

(312) Comments | Posted February 17, 2013 | 9:14 AM

2013-02-13-JonSummers1.pngIt is the moment that stops every soon-to-be parent's heart: the sonogram.

Sure, to the untrained eye, this first picture looked just like any other. But that's not true at all. This one was beautiful. Just look at that nose, I thought. It...

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