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

The Little Picture: Mine Safety.

A safety lamp hangs in Beckley, West Virginia. Rescuers are still working to find the four missing coal miners at Upper Big Branch. (Flickr/ Emily Hoyer )

The Little Picture: 28 Days, 6 Hours, 42 Minutes, 12 Seconds.

On Sunday, the Obamas helped lead the White House Easter Egg Roll. Deputy Director of Oval Office Operations Brian Mosteller dressed up as the Easter Bunny. (White House/Pete Souza)

The Little Picture: Cory Booker.

In March, according to the Star-Ledger , Newark, New Jersey went a full calendar month without a single homicide. Reduced crimes rates over the past four years are partly attributable to the Cory Booker administration. Booker took office in 2006. (Flickr/ Oracle Monkey )

The Little Picture: Fools of April.

For the month of March, Topeka, Kansas, became Google, Kansas. Google reciprocated in kind by renaming itself Topeka for April Fool's Day. Because it's a slow news week, we at the Prospect also underwent some adjustments on our homepage. In case anyone was persuaded by Matthew Yglesias ' satire , he really does love the House of Representatives! And Rosa DeLauro 's wardrobe! Also, Ann Friedman has not been replaced by Clay Shirky , and Paul Waldman would rather have his mouth washed out with lye soap than use the phrase "Democrat Party" in earnest. Be strong! The year's sneakiest day is almost over, and we'll be back with our standard fare tomorrow. (Flickr/ David King )

The Little Picture: Cherry Blossom Season.

It's springtime in Washington! The cherry blossoms are in bloom, and peak viewing dates are Thursday and Friday. (Flickr/ Jeff Kubina )