Alex Birkner

Alex Birkner is an editorial intern at The American Spectator. She will be completing her political science degree at Yale in the fall.

The Day Ahead: Friday, June 29


Romney Camp Raises 4.3 Million after Obamacare Ruling (The Hill) Unionized Doctors Better for Health Care? (Breitbart) Brian Terry’s Mother Pleased by Contempt Vote; Walkout a “disgrace” (Politico) Sports Breaking Public Universities’ Budgets (Washington Post) Governor Brown Strikes $195.7 Billion from California’s Budget (LA Times) Tea Party Call to Action (Breitbart) Colorado Wildfire Claims Life […]

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The Day Ahead: Friday, June 22


Obama Losing Support Among the Youth Vote (Washington Examiner) LeBron Finally Has His Title: Miami Heat Win NBA Championship (ESPN) 13 Dead in Iraqi Bomb Blast (NY Times) Politico Suspends Reporter Who Said Romney More Comfortable Around “White Folks” (Daily Caller) Regardless of Healthcare Ruling, LA Hospitals Still Get Millions (LA Times) New World Record: […]

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The Day Ahead: Thursday, June 21


Obama Anti-Romney Add Fails the Fact Check (Washington Post) Ship Capsizes Off Coast of Australian Territory (CNN) Jobless Claims Still Rising (Breitbart) Conservatives Hi-Jack Democrat Twitter Campaign (Twitchy) Executive Privilege Raising More Questions In Fast and Furious Case (FoxNews) Happy Birthday Prince William (CNN) Obama’s Amnesty Plan a Logistical Nightmare (Daily Caller) University Sponsors Campaign […]

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The Day Ahead: Wednesday, June 20


Issa Forges Ahead with Holder Contempt Vote (FoxNews) RNC Responds to Obama’s Attempt to Use Executive Privilege (Daily Caller) GOP Representatives Move to Protect Farmers from EPA (The Hill) Tyrannasaurus Skeleton Auction Halted (NY Times) No Charges Against Texas Father Who Protected Daughter From Abuser (CNN) Warren Still Avoiding Cherokee Activists (Breitbart) California Stands to […]

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The Day Ahead: Tuesday, June 19


Earnhardt Ends Four Year Dry Spell with Win at Michigan (ESPN) He’s Doing It Again, Obama Bows to Mexican President (Weasel Zippers) Touchscreens are Amazing, but Romney was Talking About the Economy (Politico) Tea Party is Alive and Well (Daily Caller) Roger Clemons Acquitted on Perjury Counts (CNN) Occupiers Continue to Take Moral Low Ground, […]

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The Day Ahead: Monday, June 18


The Scott Walker Effect? L.A. Teachers to Take Pay Cut, Shorter Year (LA Times) French Parliament Goes Red (Yahoo News) Romney Evades on Immigration (Politico) Muslim Brotherhood Wins Egyptian Presidency (AP) Radiohead Stage Collapse Claims Life (The Star) Miami Heat Leads 2-1 in NBA Finals (CNN) Tensions Rise on Israeli-Egyptian Border (AP) Cell Phone App […]

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The Day Ahead: Friday, June 8


Oil Lobbying is a ‘Green Job’? (Daily Caller) Obama Just isn’t Liberal Enough for Some Voters (CBS DC) Health Care Law the Same as Declaration of Independence (Politico) Miami Heat Force a Seventh Game with Celtics (ESPN) Tarantino Takes On Westerns (Breitbart) Clinton Backtracks on Bush Tax Cuts… (HuffPo) …Then Slips about the Obama Administration […]

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