Meryl Kornfield

Washington, D.C.


Education: University of Florida, BS in Journalism

Meryl Kornfield is a staff writer on the general assignment desk. Meryl graduated in 2019 with honors from the University of Florida, where she studied journalism and Latin America. Meryl has reported for outlets across Florida, including the Associated Press, the South Florida Sun Sentinel, the Palm Beach Post, the Gainesville Sun and UF’s independent student newspaper, The Alligator.
Latest from Meryl Kornfield

McCarthy, Biden race to woo lawmakers to pass debt ceiling package

Republican and Democratic negotiators are spending Memorial Day trying to cement enough support to pass a deal to raise the debt ceiling and trim federal spending.

May 29, 2023

Boebert dismisses antisemitism push as effort to target conservatives

The White House announces a campaign against antisemitism. Boebert says it's a way to "go after conservatives."

May 26, 2023

Our guide to the nascent Republican presidential primary

In today’s edition … What we’re watching: Contours of a debt agreement start to emerge … A blast from debt ceilings past on the current default showdown … Supreme Court delivers another blow to Biden’s environmental agenda … but first …

May 26, 2023

Julie Chavez Rodriguez, from quiet aide to running Biden’s campaign

Julie Chavez Rodriguez, granddaughter of a legendary labor leader, has specialized in behind-the-scenes roles. She will now lead the president’s reelection effort.

May 1, 2023

5 facts about Julie Chavez Rodriguez, Biden’s 2024 campaign manager

Julie Chavez Rodriguez, who will run the Biden-Harris 2024 reelection bid, is the granddaughter of legendary labor leader Cesar Chavez.

April 25, 2023

    ‘People are tired of seeing old White men being presidents’

    We asked Democratic voters if they want Biden to run for reelection.

    April 24, 2023

    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

    Some Democrats worry crackdown on TikTok could hurt party

    The Biden administration's crackdown on TikTok is worrying Democratic strategists who increasingly rely on the platform.

    April 16, 2023

    White House prepares for legal and political battle on abortion pill

    The Biden administration seeks to reassure abortion rights supporters without running afoul of the courts after conflicting rulings on mifepristone.

    April 12, 2023

    Republican Asa Hutchinson announces he is running for president

    The former Arkansas governor becomes the latest to join the GOP primary.

    April 2, 2023