Journalist who has gained acclaim for his time as a national political correspondent for The New York TImes. He has also contributed to CNN as a political analyst.
He graduated from Harvard College with his bachelor's degree. He began his career in political journalism by writing for the Harvard Political Review.
He covered the 2012 presidential election for Politico as a writer and editor. He has gained more than 220,000 followers to his alexburnsNYT Twitter account, where he has reported breaking news.
His wife is political reporter MJ Lee.
He has appeared on CNN alongside Chris Cuomo.