Kirsten Powers served in the Clinton Administration as Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Public Affairs and has worked in New York city and state politics. She was Vice President at America Online for three years, and also was Vice President of the AOL Time Warner Foundation.
Since 2004, she has been a Fox News Political Analyst, where she regularly does on-air battle with Republican opponents on the issues of the day. She appears each Monday night on The O'Reilly Factor to debate conservative columnist Michelle Malkin. She also appears each Sunday on the Big Story with Julie Bandaras. She currently writes a column for American Prospect Online. Kirsten's writing has appeared in USA Today, Elle Magazine, The New York Observer, and Salon.
Kirsten graduated from the University of Maryland and is a Georgetown University Law School dropout (sadly, this decision was made after completing a year and half). She grew up in Fairbanks, Alaska and currently lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.