The Washington Post

Catherine Rampell

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


Students arrive at college more liberal than their predecessors, but less willing to tolerate some speakers and their viewpoints.

  • Feb 11, 2016

In several recent surveys and economic reports, employers complain that they can’t find the talent they need.

  • Feb 10, 2016

Donald Trump bends the definition of “conservative” to his use; will others follow suit?

  • Feb 8, 2016

Survey data on views of socialism, and willingness to vote for an otherwise qualified presidential candidate who happens to be socialist.

  • Feb 5, 2016

The Vermont senator’s brand of “authenticity” is off-limits to Hillary Clinton and other female politicians.

  • Feb 4, 2016

All indications are that he takes a dim view of voters’ IQs.

  • Feb 1, 2016

Employees say their job titles have been changed so they won’t get better pay under their new contract.

  • Jan 28, 2016

The case against product-specific tax breaks.

  • Jan 25, 2016

They still get accused of being too aggressive — or not aggressive enough.

  • Jan 21, 2016

The debate over the Glass-Steagall Act distracts from needed banking reforms.

  • Jan 19, 2016
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Catherine Rampell is an opinion columnist at The Washington Post. She frequently covers economics, public policy, politics and culture, with a special emphasis on data-driven journalism. Before joining The Post, Catherine wrote about economics and theater for The New York Times. Catherine has received the Weidenbaum Center Award for Evidence-Based Journalism and is a Gerald Loeb Award finalist. She grew up in South Florida (the New York part) and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University.
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