Alexander Burns

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Alexander Burns is a national political correspondent for the New York Times. He is a former senior political reporter for Politico.

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A shooting spree targeting Republicans practicing for a charity baseball game this morning in Northern Virginia, brought a declaration of unity from House speaker Paul Ryan.

Gunfire brings calls for unity on Capitol Hill

A shooting spree targeting Republicans practicing for a charity baseball game this morning in Northern Virginia, brought a declaration of unity from House speaker Paul Ryan.

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"If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere." That's what New Yorkers like to say about the Big Apple.

The New York Primary: A Bare-Knuckle Brawl

"If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere." That's what New Yorkers like to say about the Big Apple.

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Chris Christie this morning used words like " blindsided, sad, and betrayed " to describe his reaction to embarrassing revelations that his aides had a role in shutting down access…

Governor Chris Christie Faces the Cameras in Bridge Scandal

Chris Christie this morning used words like " blindsided, sad, and betrayed " to describe his reaction to embarrassing revelations that his aides had a role in shutting down access…

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