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Caleb McCullough


Caleb McCullough is the assistant politics editor at The Daily Iowan. In his freshman year, he was a designer and news reporter covering city council and local government. He is a sophomore at the University of Iowa studying journalism political science.

Caleb McCullough, Politics reporter

Jun 03, 2020
Police use tear gas and flash-bangs on protesters marching toward I-80 in Iowa City Wednesday night (Story)
Jun 03, 2020
Gov. Kim Renyolds requests federal assistance for Iowa’s egg farmers (Story)
Jun 02, 2020
Theresa Greenfield wins Democratic Senate primary (Story)
Jun 02, 2020
Iowa City protest remains mostly peaceful despite tension with police, broken glass (Story)
May 30, 2020
Hundreds gather at Pentacrest for ‘Say Their Names’ rally against police violence (Story)
May 28, 2020
Theresa Greenfield’s no-corporate-PAC pledge needs some explanation (Story)
May 27, 2020
UI researchers expect relaxing guidelines to increase infections, universal PPE could slow spread (Story)
May 19, 2020
UIHC begins phased approach to bringing employees back to work (Story)
May 14, 2020
Test Iowa equipment validated, governor expects increased testing ability (Story)
May 11, 2020
Gov. Kim Reynolds enters modified quarantine after White House visit (Story)
May 07, 2020
Governor shifting coronavirus strategy to “managing and containing” virus (Story)
May 06, 2020
Governor allows more businesses to reopen Friday (Story)
May 04, 2020
Governor’s push for reopening creates rift with health experts (Story)
Apr 30, 2020
Workers may lose benefits if they don’t return to work because of safety concerns (Story)
Apr 29, 2020
Iowa lobbying group pushes for coronavirus drug price controls (Story)
Apr 27, 2020
Iowa officials call for immediate assistance for pork producers (Story)
Apr 27, 2020
Governor to ease restrictions on restaurants, fitness and retail centers in most counties starting May 1 (Story)
Apr 20, 2020
Public health officials ramp up surveillance testing and contact tracing at essential businesses (Story)
Apr 19, 2020
Iowa’s members of Congress work from home amid pandemic (Story)
Apr 16, 2020
Reynolds restricts gatherings to immediate household members in northeast Iowa region (Story)
Apr 15, 2020
Iowa had a strong job market and low unemployment before coronavirus (Story)
Apr 10, 2020
Iowa health officials issue PPE shortage order (Story)
Apr 08, 2020
Iowa City supporters hopeful for progressive movement after Bernie Sanders exits race (Story)
Apr 08, 2020
University of Iowa seniors may participate in fall 2020 or spring 2021 commencement ceremonies (Story)
Apr 06, 2020
Reynolds orders further closure of businesses (Story)
Apr 01, 2020
Iowa governor says medical institute’s COVID-19 projection based on faulty assumptions (Story)
Mar 31, 2020
Iowa Democrats urge Reynolds to issue stay-at-home order (Story)
Mar 31, 2020
PETA calls for ending animal research at the UI (Story)
Mar 29, 2020
Iowa service industries reel as unemployment claims spike  (Story)
Mar 25, 2020
Iowa using several methods to obtain medical supplies amid national shortage (Story)
Mar 25, 2020
Trump approves major-disaster declaration for Iowa (Story)
Mar 22, 2020
Governor closes salons, spas, tattoo shops, and more to combat COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 20, 2020
Iowa agency seeing ‘staggering’ number of unemployment claims as COVID-19 prevention shuts down businesses (Story)
Mar 19, 2020
Tulsi Gabbard exits presidential race, endorses Joe Biden (Story)
Mar 17, 2020
Reynolds signs bill granting her increased spending power, emergency provisions to combat COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 15, 2020
Iowa Legislature will pause for at least a month after community spread of the coronavirus confirmed in Iowa (Story)
Mar 13, 2020
University of Iowa public-health experts talk COVID-19, ways people can stay healthy (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
“I was absolutely devastated.” Students return home and cancel trips amid COVID-19 outbreaks (Story)
Mar 11, 2020
Patients face roadblocks in medical marijuana program (Story)
Mar 03, 2020
Bernie Sanders wins in Vermont, loses momentum in swing states on Super Tuesday (Story)
Mar 03, 2020
Voices from Burlington: Locals in Sanders’ liberal stronghold prepare for Super Tuesday (Story)
Feb 27, 2020
Final caucus results: Pete Buttigieg holds on to lead after caucus recount (Story)
Feb 24, 2020
Which prominent bills survived the first legislative funnel? (Story)
Feb 19, 2020
Iowa Democratic Party corrects 29 precinct results after recanvass (Story)
Feb 17, 2020
New Iowa Democratic Party chair has eyes set on November (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
Iowa Democratic Party approves recanvass requests (Story)
Feb 11, 2020
Johnson County reports record Democratic caucus turnout (Story)
Feb 10, 2020
Iowa Democratic Party receives request for recanvass of 143 precincts (Story)
Feb 07, 2020
Iowa Democrats extend recanvass deadline, allow reporting of inconsistencies (Story)
Feb 05, 2020
Grassley, Ernst join Republicans in vote to acquit President Trump (Story)
Feb 04, 2020
Some fear raucous Iowa Democratic caucuses will threaten first-in-the-nation status (Story)
Feb 04, 2020
Where did support for nonviable candidates go in the caucuses? (Story)
Feb 02, 2020
Iowa City Transit adds four extra routes on caucus night ahead of expected record-breaking turnout (Story)
Feb 02, 2020
Buttigieg pitches winning a coalition before Iowa caucuses (Story)
Jan 26, 2020
Caucus rule change could leave uncommitted caucusgoers stuck in a viable group (Story)
Jan 25, 2020
Late Friday night, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rallies several hundred people for Bernie Sanders in Iowa City (Story)
Jan 21, 2020
Buttigieg, Loebsack rally for last-minute support in Cedar Rapids (Story)
Jan 17, 2020
What are the Iowa caucuses and how do I caucus? (Story)
Jan 16, 2020
Joni Ernst praises trade agreements ahead of U.S. Senate vote on USMCA (Story)
Jan 15, 2020
Presidential hopefuls make final pitches to Iowans 20 days out from caucuses in Democratic debate (Story)
Jan 14, 2020
Iowa governor proposes sales tax increase to fund key programs, tax cuts (Story)
Jan 13, 2020
Interest in increased vaping regulations unclear among Iowa lawmakers (Story)
Jan 12, 2020
Bernie Sanders urges climate action in Iowa City after rising in the Iowa Poll (Story)
Dec 14, 2019
U.S. Senate candidate Michael Franken highlights rural concerns in Iowa City (Story)
Dec 11, 2019
Julián Castro challenges Iowa caucuses in Iowa City stop (Story)
Dec 10, 2019
Online advertising key in countdown to Iowa caucuses (Story)
Dec 08, 2019
Pete Buttigieg pitches country unity amid scrutiny over private-sector work (Story)
Dec 04, 2019
Daily Iowan to host legislative forum Dec. 8 ahead of 2020 session (Story)
Dec 01, 2019
Marianne Williamson promotes ‘outside the box’ agenda at Iowa yoga studio (Story)
Nov 20, 2019
Iowa City reacts to first debate after Pete Buttigieg’s rise in Iowa Poll (Story)
Nov 18, 2019
Pete Buttigieg releases plan targeting higher education and tuition costs (Story)
Nov 10, 2019
Julián Castro says he plans to remain in presidential race if he fails to qualify for November debate (Story)
Nov 09, 2019
Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez preach grassroots campaigning in Coralville stop (Story)
Nov 06, 2019
Presidential hopefuls weigh in on threat of strike from General Mills workers (Story)
Nov 02, 2019
Presidential hopefuls connect climate change to infrastructure policies at first Finkenauer fish fry (Story)
Oct 30, 2019
Iowa Democratic Party chair predicts 2020 caucuses to be best-attended in history (Story)
Oct 25, 2019
Iowans weigh health concerns in first Iowa City Bernie Sanders stop since heart attack (Story)
Oct 24, 2019
Tim Ryan drops 2020 presidential bid (Story)
Oct 20, 2019
Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Marianne Williamson to visit Iowa City this week (Story)
Oct 18, 2019
Julián Castro talks criminal justice at re-entry summit (Story)
Oct 17, 2019
Primary fields for 2nd Congressional District race shape up (Story)
Oct 11, 2019
Cory Booker releases plan to pay college athletes (Story)
Oct 07, 2019
National Iowa leaders stand behind electoral college despite calls from 2020 Democrats to remove it (Story)
Oct 01, 2019
A look at presidential candidate endorsements ahead of the Iowa caucuses (Story)
Sep 20, 2019
DNC approves Iowa Democratic Party’s plan to host satellite caucuses, including at out-of-state college campuses (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
Elizabeth Warren hits on economic reform in Iowa City stop (Story)
Sep 12, 2019
Iowa Republican leaders: Iowans sticking to Trump despite not canceling caucus (Story)
Sep 08, 2019
Bernie Sanders rallies students on the Pentacrest (Story)
Sep 05, 2019
2020 campaigning ramps up on UI campus in fall semester (Story)
Sep 02, 2019
Pete Buttigieg opens field office in Iowa City (Story)
Aug 30, 2019
Democratic National Committee recommends not to approve virtual caucus (Story)
May 09, 2019
Governor signs bill allowing stun guns on college campuses (Story)
May 08, 2019
Iowa City’s Vice launches podcast about fashion, culture (Story)
May 07, 2019
City Council comes to three-year decision on Forest View mobile home park (Story)
May 06, 2019
Stun gun bill would overturn University of Iowa weapons policy (Story)
May 02, 2019
Pauline Taylor announces run for City Council re-election (Story)
May 01, 2019
City Council approves first consideration of rental-permit moratorium (Story)
Apr 30, 2019
Iowa City attorney Laura Bergus announces bid for City Council (Story)
Apr 25, 2019
UI Trans Alliance focuses on activism and education in Trans Week of Action (Story)
Apr 23, 2019
Mayor Jim Throgmorton not running for third term (Story)
Apr 22, 2019
Iowa City prepares for 2020 census by forming Complete Count Committee (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
City plans inaugural 100-mile bike ride at Terry Trueblood Recreation Center (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
Housing and Dining discusses results from resident-satisfaction survey (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
2020 candidate Tulsi Gabbard decries corruption, talks foreign policy in Iowa City (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
UISG pushes for move-in checklist to protect student renters (Story)
Apr 12, 2019
Vaccine exemptions on the rise in Iowa (Story)
Apr 09, 2019
Students advocate for state funding, UI support during Hawkeye Caucus (Story)
Apr 09, 2019
Student works with rural farmers in Africa to sell dried mangoes (Story)
Apr 04, 2019
City targets energy efficiency in climate implementation (Story)
Apr 02, 2019
Iowa City City Council registers against Iowa solar bill (Story)
Mar 31, 2019
Ped Mall construction set to begin Phase 2 in May (Story)
Mar 27, 2019
Reynolds signs bill addressing free speech on public campuses (Story)
Mar 27, 2019
Iowa City reacts to legislation that would prohibit rental caps (Story)
Mar 24, 2019
Crowded Closet sets up new shop at Pepperwood Plaza with grand opening March 25 (Story)
Mar 14, 2019
Campus free-speech bill heads to Iowa governor’s desk (Story)
Mar 12, 2019
Iowa City City Council adopts fiscal 2020 budget (Story)
Mar 11, 2019
Iowa City Downtown District honors influential women in the city (Story)
Mar 11, 2019
Simple & free: New food pantry at Iowa City Senior Center hopes to cater to community (Story)
Mar 07, 2019
UI Pentacrest Museums launch monthly radio show on KICI (Story)
Mar 07, 2019
Public Art Advisory Committee works on strategic plan after receiving increased funding (Story)
Mar 04, 2019
UI law student establishes endowment to help underrepresented students visit campus (Story)
Mar 03, 2019
Student Legal Services sets up Student Advisory Board (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
UISG passes resolution in support of West Side Food Pantry (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
‘Zombie deer disease’ threatens Iowa deer (Story)
Feb 22, 2019
Iowa legislators debrief Iowa City school officials on K-12 education policy (Story)
Feb 21, 2019
Tulsi Gabbard talks regime change wars, Green New Deal in second Iowa City appearance in 10 days (Story)
Feb 19, 2019
City Council discusses concerns surrounding Mormon Trek lane reduction (Story)
Feb 14, 2019
Staff Council weighs decision to pursue public-private partnership for utilities (Story)
Feb 14, 2019
Iowa City Public Library considers striking children’s and young adult fines (Story)
Feb 11, 2019
2020 presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard visits Iowa City (Story)
Feb 10, 2019
Free-speech bill moving through Iowa Senate following court ruling against UI (Story)
Feb 05, 2019
UISG progress report details initiatives during 2018 fall semester (Story)
Feb 05, 2019
Iowa City City Council passes resolution of support for UI Labor Center (Story)
Feb 03, 2019
A CBD store opened in Iowa City last month. Officials say it’s illegal. (Story)
Jan 31, 2019
New Iowa City Public Library director focuses on community (Story)
Jan 27, 2019
New coffee delivery service comes to UI campus (Story)
Jan 17, 2019
UI student creates prosthetic limb covers (Story)
Jan 16, 2019
Iowa City podcast debuts with an episode on historic preservation (Story)
Jan 13, 2019
City reviews proposed budget for upcoming fiscal year (Story)
Dec 18, 2018
Johnson County voters elect Democrat Royceann Porter to Board of Supervisors (Story)
Dec 13, 2018
City Council likely to OK maximum height bonuses on Pentacrest Garden Apartments (Story)
Dec 10, 2018
First night mayor in the city leaves position for Los Angeles (Story)
Dec 09, 2018
UI research leads to possible treatment for diabetes, fibrosis (Story)
Dec 06, 2018
Johnson County Board of Supervisors candidates hold public forum (Story)
Dec 04, 2018
Iowa City City Council OKs salary increase for council members (Story)
Nov 28, 2018
New treatment planned for emerald ash borer (Story)
Nov 26, 2018
UI fosters innovation on many levels (Story)
Nov 25, 2018
Democrats and Republicans nominate their candidates for Board of Supervisors (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
Board of Supervisors candidates announce campaigns for upcoming special election (Story)
Nov 12, 2018
Local cyclists share strategies for biking in the winter (Story)
Nov 11, 2018
Local climate advocates push for national carbon tax (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
Innovation center in UI Research Park to be razed (Story)
Nov 01, 2018
Multimedia performance from UI playwright examines refugee crisis (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
Public forum introduces Iowa City Public Library Director candidates (Story)
Oct 26, 2018
Reality spirals out of control in Iowa-based horror film (Story)
Oct 23, 2018
Johnson County makes plans to address poverty (Story)
Oct 14, 2018
Johnson County Board of Supervisors reflect on past year’s goals in annual report (Story)
Oct 11, 2018
Traveling suicide prevention exhibit arrives at UI (Story)
Oct 09, 2018
Faculty Senate forms task force in response to recent center closures (Story)
Oct 09, 2018
West Branch farm donated to Sustainable Iowa Land Trust (Story)
Oct 02, 2018
Public art is the focus of two local programs (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
Fit in Four program promotes healthy living at the UI (Story)
Sep 24, 2018
Oasis Falafel opens second location in Omaha (Story)
Sep 20, 2018
UISG outlines goals and services in new report (Story)
Sep 13, 2018
UI greek life pushes for sustainability (Story)
Sep 12, 2018
UISG and GPSG discuss tuition, collaboration in annual joint meeting (Story)
Sep 06, 2018
Hawkeye Poll class gives students firsthand experience in survey creation (Story)
Aug 29, 2018
UISG revamps recruitment process to reach more people, eliminate bias (Story)
Aug 23, 2018
Republican Phil Hemingway joins race for Johnson County Supervisor (Story)
Aug 21, 2018
Johnson County Supervisors join class-action lawsuit for federal land payments (Story)