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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July 8, 2022

Abortion, guns and the EPA: What can we make of this Supreme Court term? Our columnists answered your questions.

Ruth Marcus, Henry Olsen, Eugene Robinson and Jennifer Rubin were online at 1 p.m. ET on Friday. Read the transcript.

July 1, 2022

How can we derail this extremist Supreme Court? Jennifer Rubin answered your questions.

Read a transcript of Rubin's weekly Q&A with readers from July 1.

July 1, 2022

Abortion defenders in Michigan and Ohio get it: Take it to the voters

In heartland states where rights are at immediate risk, abortion advocates don't have the luxury of griping.

June 30, 2022

A plea to the media: Stop regurgitating anonymous GOP attacks

The media's job is not stenography.

June 30, 2022

Abortion and women’s lives are on the ballot in Kansas

The state's Aug. 2 referendum on abortion will reveal just how bad things will be for women.

June 29, 2022

5 stunning revelations about Jan. 6 from Cassidy Hutchinson

The House select committee investigating the insurrection has found its John Dean.

June 28, 2022

Where the Jan. 6 investigation goes from here

It's hard to imagine Trump won't be investigated.

June 28, 2022