Alexandra Botti

Takeaway Senior Producer

Alexandra Botti appears in the following:

Prosecutors Drop Charges in Flint Water Crisis Cases, Extending Investigation

Monday, June 17, 2019

Last week, prosecutors dropped all pending criminal charges against officials involved in the Flint water crisis, creating another delay in the city's ordeal.

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ICE Records: Ill Migrant Continued Working in ICE Custody Until He Was Hospitalized. Three Weeks Later, He Died.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Yulio Castro-Garrido died in January 2018, after spending a month and a half at the ICE Stewart Detention Center.

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Parkland School Officer is Arrested, Forcing New Questions About Police in Schools

Thursday, June 06, 2019

Critics say school resource officers heighten the chance of propelling students into the school-to-prison pipeline. Others say they are a school's best defense against a gunman.

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"Bingeing is Not Recommended": Handmaid's Tale Creator Bruce Miller on Building a Dystopia

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

The Handmaid's Tale season 3 is out now. Tanzina Vega talks with its creator about bringing Margaret Atwood's world to life in this historical moment.

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Canadian National Inquiry: Killing and Disappearances of Indigenous Women Is 'Genocide'

Tuesday, June 04, 2019

But will the Canadian government actually make meaningful change?

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Rethinking the Response to Mass Shootings

Monday, June 03, 2019

After a mass shooting in Virginia Beach left 12 people dead, The Takeaway examines how government officials, the public, and the media respond to mass shootings in this moment.

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Case in Point: D’Angelo Burgess Fled From Police. Does That Make Him a Killer?

Thursday, May 30, 2019

The latest installment of our series "Case in Point" with The Marshall Project.

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Talking to Our Kids About Abortion

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

A slew of recent laws have restricted abortion access in US states like Alabama, Georgia, and Missouri. That means parents are having more conversations about abortion with their kids.

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The Juggle Is Real: Navigating Life In Your 40s

Saturday, May 25, 2019

The Takeaway is tackling life your 40s and what makes this decade so unique. 

The Juggle: Health in Your 40s

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The Takeaway is tackling life your 40s and what makes this decade so unique. Next up: health.

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The Juggle: Working In Your 40s

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

The Takeaway is tackling life your 40s and what makes this decade so unique. Next up: work.

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The Juggle: Money In Your 40s

Monday, May 20, 2019

The Takeaway is tackling life your 40s and what makes this decade so unique. First up: money.

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Rachel Dratch Talks "Wine Country," Female Friendship...and Fortune Tellers

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

We sit down with 'SNL' alum Rachel Dratch to talk about her life in comedy, her new film, and the longtime female friendships that have sustained her.

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Checking the Checks and Balances

Thursday, May 09, 2019

As the fight between House Democrats and the White House continues to escalate, are the checks and balances between the branches of the government working? 

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Researching the Risks of Donating Human Eggs

Monday, May 06, 2019

Becoming an egg donor can mean big bucks. But the physical risks to the donor are not well understood. 

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AG William Barr Refuses to Testify Before House Panel

Thursday, May 02, 2019

After testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, Attorney General William Barr is refusing to testify before the House on Thursday.

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Undocumented Workers Allege Exploitation at Trump Golf Course

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Undocumented workers at Trump’s country club in Westchester, New York say they were told to perform unpaid labor, according to new reporting out from The Washington Post.

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Who Gets to Make a Living as an Artist?

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The more affluent a person's family is, the greater chance they have of landing a career in the arts.

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The Debate Over Felon Disenfranchisement

Thursday, April 25, 2019

The debate over felon disenfranchisement is playing out across the country, where a patchwork map of state laws means things look different in Maine than they do in Iowa or in Wisconsin.

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The Big Cases Against Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Cases against drug distributors for their role in the opioid crisis join a growing number of cases looking to hold companies accountable.

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