Alexander Burns

Alexander Burns is a reporter for the New York Times covering politics. Burns was a reporter and editor at Politico before joining the TImes, covering the 2012 Presidential election. He graduated from Harvard College, where he edited the Harvard Crimson.

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Theodore Roosevelt made the dirt fly in building the Panama Canal. On November 9, 1906, 111 years ago this week, The New York Times ran an article declaring that the President of the United States was about to violate “the traditions of the United States for over a hundred years.” Theodore… Read more >>