Kirsten Powers is a Fox News contributor and columnist for USA Today. Powers has been called “Fox’s liberal to be reckoned with” by Mediaite and “an outspoken liberal journalist” by the Columbia Journalism Review. The Women’s Media Center lauded Powers as a “trailblazer,” “powerful,” and an “exceptional professional.” Prior to her career in journalism, Powers worked in Democratic Party politics and the Clinton administration. She has been published in the Wall Street Journal, New York Observer, New York Post, The Daily Beast, Elle, Salon.com, and the American Prospect online. A native of Fairbanks, Alaska, and graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park, Powers currently resides in Washington, D.C.