Sara Murray is a CNN political correspondent based in Washington, D.C. She principally covers Washington investigations and works alongside CNN’s Justice Department team.
Murray joined CNN in 2015 to cover the expansive Republican field and most recently served as a White House correspondent for the network.
Murray joined CNN from The Wall Street Journal, where she served as an anchor for their digital network in New York. Prior to joining the video team, she covered Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential bid, shedding light on the inner workings of the campaign’s high command and breaking news on the candidate’s private comments to high-dollar donors.
During her tenure at The Wall Street Journal, Murray covered Congress’s unsuccessful attempt to overhaul the U.S. immigration system in 2013. She also spent years following the 2008 financial crisis and the economic fallout that ensued.
Murray was born and raised in Mt. Pleasant. Mich., and graduated from the University of Maryland. She resides in Washington, D.C.