Sabrina Rodriguez

Washington, D.C.

National Politics Reporter, Voters

Education: Northwestern University, BS in Journalism

Sabrina Rodriguez is a national politics reporter for The Washington Post. She chronicles the evolving demographics in battleground states and the ways candidates, campaigns and interest groups seek to mobilize voter blocs large and small. Sabrina previously worked at Politico, where she covered multiple beats, including national politics, immigration and trade. She is a native of Hialeah, Fla.
Latest from Sabrina Rodriguez

Democrats reluctant about Biden 2024, but they see no other choice

They are lukewarm about picking Biden as their nominee, but many believe he may be the best hope of preventing a second Trump term and fighting extremism.

April 24, 2023

Brandon Johnson wins Chicago mayoral election

Johnson led Paul Vallas by nearly 3 percentage points with over 90 percent of ballots counted in a race focused on crime, police reform and cost of living.

April 5, 2023

In Chicago mayoral runoff, Latinos urged to flex their ‘political muscle’

Chicago mayoral candidates Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson are in a tight race for Tuesday's runoff. Latinos, who make up one in five voters, could play a key role in choosing the next mayor -- if they show up.

April 3, 2023

    Meet the youngest state Democratic chair in the U.S.

    Anderson Clayton, the head of the North Carolina Democratic Party, is only 25 years old. That makes her the youngest state Democratic chair in the country.

    March 29, 2023

    A Gen Z party chair hopes to change Democrats’ fortunes in N.C.

    Clayton Anderson, 25, is looking to use her position to highlight the party’s need to appeal to voters like her — young and from rural parts of North Carolina.

    March 28, 2023

    Chicago mayoral election heads to runoff; Lightfoot loses reelection

    Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is the first incumbent in 40 years to be ousted after just one term.

    February 28, 2023

    Can Ruben Gallego’s Senate campaign energize Latino voters in Arizona?

    For his 2024 Senate bid, Gallego wants to target the swath of Latino voters in the state who typically don’t participate and are disillusioned and distrustful of politicians.

    February 1, 2023

    ‘There is no plan. There’s nothing’: Florida Democrats in despair over future

    More than two months after humbling midterm losses in a longtime battleground, Democrats are in a state of disorder and pessimistic about 2024.

    January 22, 2023

    Warnock beats Walker in Ga. runoff, growing Democrats’ Senate majority

    It was a hard-fought victory for Democrats in an increasingly purple state that was central to the party’s gains last election cycle and is expected to be a key battleground in 2024.

    December 7, 2022

    Who is Sen. Raphael Warnock?

    In his brief time in Washington, Warnock has become one of the most impactful voices in the Democratic Party.

    December 6, 2022