American journalist and writer who is known for co-hosting the show The Circus on Showtime as well as hosting the daytime program Now with Alex Wagner on MSNBC. She is also known for having been the co-anchor of CBS This Morning Saturday from 2016 until 2018 and works as the senior editor for The Atlantic magazine.
She attended Brown University where she graduated in 1999. She majored in Art History and Literature. She started her career as a cultural correspondent for the Center for American Progress before becoming editor-in-chief of The Fader Magazine in 2003. She then started her career as a White House correspondent for Politics Daily under the AOL News brand.
She is known for having written and published the book Futureface in April of 2018 which details her Burmese American ancestry.
She was born and raised in Washington, D.C. and married Sam Kass in 2015. Together they have a son named Cy.
Her wedding was attended by Barack Obama and his family as her husband Kass is a family friend of the former President.