Jonathan Martin Alexander Burns Biography & Facts
Alexander Burns is an American journalist. He is a national political correspondent for The New York Times and a political analyst at CNN.
Burns earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College in 2008. He began his career editing the Harvard Political Review and also wrote for a history-themed blog sponsored by American Heritage.
Burns joined the staff of Politico in 2008. He moved to The New York Times in 2015 to cover politics for the Metro desk, before being appointed political correspondent in time for the 2016 presidential election. Burns has also appeared as a guest on Morning Joe.Together with fellow New York Times reporter Jonathan Martin, Burns authored the book This Will Not Pass: Trump, Biden, and the Battle for America’s Future on the last months of Donald Trump's presidency, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the January 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol building, which was published in May 2022.
He is married to CNN correspondent MJ Lee, whom he met while working at Politico.
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