Jennifer Rubin

Washington, D.C.

Opinion columnist covering politics and policy, foreign and domestic

Education: University of California at Berkeley, BA in history; University of California at Berkeley, JD

Jennifer Rubin writes reported opinion for The Washington Post. She covers politics and policy, foreign and domestic, and provides insight into the conservative movement, the Republican and Democratic parties, and threats to Western democracies. Rubin, who is also an MSNBC contributor, came to The Post after three years with Commentary magazine. Prior to her career in journalism, Rubin practiced labor law for two decades, an experience that informs and enriches her work. She is a mother of two sons and lives with her husband in D.C. She is the author of “Resistance: How Women Saved Democracy f
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October 7, 2022

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September 30, 2022

Florida needs help. Maybe DeSantis can learn something from it.

Americans don't treat other Americans the way DeSantis does.

September 29, 2022

Inching closer to an ECA deal — and insurance against a 2024 coup

Bipartisan support to prevent a 2020 repeat grows.

September 29, 2022

Biden’s chances of being the 2024 Democratic nominee are rising dramatically

The president's rising popularity serves as a reminder for why he won in 2020.

September 29, 2022

Forget ‘polarization.’ The problem is right-wing extremism.

Only one party favors mainstream candidates.

September 28, 2022

The beginning of the end of the Jan. 6 committee

It's time for the committee to make its strongest case.

September 28, 2022

Just how racist is the MAGA movement? This survey measures it.

The right refuses to give up its victimhood mentality.

September 28, 2022

Iran and Russia protests expose their authoritarian regimes’ frailty

This is what happens when repressive governments push their people to the breaking point.

September 25, 2022