Alexandra Gutierrez

Alexandra Gutierrez is a reporter based in the Aleutian Islands. She is also former associate Web editor of The American Prospect.

Recent Articles

Lightning Round: Ron Paul is President of the Internets.

  • Via Jamelle Bouie, Rasmussen pits Ron Paul against Obama, which is just kind of silly: "A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of likely voters finds Obama with 42% support and Paul with 41% of the vote.

The Little Picture: Haiti.


Today, Michelle Obama made an unannounced trip to Port-au-Prince to reinforce the United States' commitment to provide aid. It has been three months since a 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastated Haiti.

(Norwegian Red Cross/Olav A. Saltbones)

The Little Picture: The Nuclear Summit.


Today and tomorrow, heads of state from 47 nations will gather in Washington for the Nuclear Security Summit, the largest gathering of world leaders since 1945. Over the weekend, the National Guard worked to effectively clear out downtown. And last week, Obama released his Nuclear Posture Review.

Little Picture: The City That Care Forgot.


The Treme Brass Band plays a jazz funeral in New Orleans, Louisiana. On Sunday, HBO will debut its series about the city after Katrina, and we here at TAP will be following along. Coincidentally, the Southern Republican Leadership Conference is being held in New Orleans through Sunday.

The Little Picture: Wilma Mankiller.


President Bill Clinton presents Wilma Mankiller with a Presidential Medal of Freedom on Jan. 15,1998. Mankiller, the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation, passed away earlier this week.

(AP Photo/Dennis Cook)