Aaron Calvin is a journalist based in Des Moines, Iowa. His work covering politics and people has appeared at BuzzFeed News, Vice, The Guardian, Civil Eats, and elsewhere.
The Coronavirus CrisisHealth Officials Face Death Threats From Coronavirus Deniers
As people across the country refuse mask mandates, public health officials are fighting an uphill battle with little government support.
Election 2020In Iowa, as in Other Red States, Hopeful Democrats Failed to Make Gains
Democratic Senate candidate Theresa Greenfield lost to incumbent Republican Sen. Joni Ernst by about 109,000 votes.
Election 2020A Desperate Trump Rallies in Iowa as He Cancels Ads, Loses Ground
The grim reality of the coronavirus pandemic is hanging over the president’s proof of life tour.