Politics and Government Team Leader | Politics and Government

A North Dakota native, McCallum came to the Star Tribune after nearly 27 years at Minnesota Public Radio News. During her time there as a reporter, editor and newsroom leader, she covered the Capitol for eight years and served as President of Capitolbeat, the Association of Capitol Reporters & Editors. She is an avid reader who occasionally reviews books for the Star Tribune.


Review: 'Always Remember Your Name,' by Andra & Tatiana Bucci, translated from Italian by Ann Goldstein

The Bucci sisters were 4 and 6 when they were sent to Auschwitz.


Feds won't oppose Walz's request for deportation reprieve for Ethiopian woman who killed husband

The immigration court must still approve the request.


REVIEW: 'American Made: What Happens to People When Work Disappears,' by Farah Stockman

NONFICTION: Three union workers whose factory closes illustrate the challenges for America's blue-collar workforce.


Review: 'All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days,' by Rebecca Donner

NONFICTION: The riveting story of the only American to help lead a resistance group against the Nazis.