DONATE!

close

Alexander Burns

Guest

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

Alexander Burns on KCRW

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.

from To the Point

"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.

from To the Point

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…

from To the Point

More from KCRW

The gig economy has made it easy and fast to order food, groceries, or a ride.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Thirty-one thousand LAUSD teachers, nurses, librarians, and counselors went on strike this morning. They want a salary increase, smaller class sizes, and the hiring of more staff.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced this morning he’s running for president in 2020. He almost won the democratic nomination in 2016. Can he do it in 2020?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Negotiations are back on between the teachers and LAUSD. We look at what they should be talking about with an education consultant who’s seen both sides.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address Tuesday night, a speech that had been delayed during the government shutdown.

from News Stories

Do more surprises lay ahead for the “dirty trickster”?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Bill Barr is set to reprise his role as Attorney General, but this time for the Trump administration. Why would he want the job now?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Democrats seem unlikely to give in to President Trump’s wall funding demands, making another government shutdown likely.

from Left, Right & Center