Alex Wagner

Love in the Time of Obama

Column: Alex Wagner, Sam Kass, and the new aristocracy

Sam Kass and Alex Wagner / APThe first time he saw her from a distance. She was a reporter, observing his workplace from the outside. He was struck by her good looks, her energy. He mentioned her to a friend, who told him she was out of his league. But he persisted. His friend brought him to a party where he found an opportunity to strike up a conversation with her. One thing led to another. He took her to drinks. She mentioned she liked baseball, rooted for the Washington Nationals. They had that in common. So for their next date he took her to play catch. In Nationals Park. When it was closed to the public.

What Does Jeffrey Katzenberg Want?

No get out of jail free card for Priorities USA donor

Priorities USA co-founder Bill Burton repeated Friday the big lie: that Democratic donors don’t ask for anything in return. But the claim by the "money bunny" was quickly rebutted by MSNBC host Alex Wagner and the New York Times' Nick Confessore, who reported on and published a list of the top fundraisers for Obama’s campaign earlier this week.