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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February 10, 2023

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February 3, 2023

Blinken’s Israel visit is an exercise in damage control

Netanyahu's government poses a major challenge for Biden.

February 2, 2023

Biden must lead on police reform

Here are three things the president can do to point the way to better policing.

February 2, 2023

Emhoff has found his calling in the fight against antisemitism

By elevating the issue of anti-Jewish hatred, the second gentleman has become a vital part of the Biden administration.

February 1, 2023

Trump has yet another legal threat to worry about

New York prosecutors might file charges again him after all.

February 1, 2023

The House GOP’s sham hearings are fizzling before they even begin

Incoherent conspiracy theories don't make for good TV.

January 31, 2023

This governor is best positioned to fill the NeverTrump lane

Republicans can turn the page with an actual conservative from New Hampshire.

January 31, 2023

Post-election, the GOP obsession with crime and inflation fades

Republicans demonstrate utter indifference to real issues while hyping fake ones.

January 30, 2023

The real ‘weaponization’ of the Justice Department: Barr and Durham

Barr's corruption management of the special counsel is a legal outrage.

January 30, 2023