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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September 30, 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

What can be done about Judge Cannon? Jennifer Rubin answered your questions.

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September 23, 2022

Trump keeps digging deeper. And the media keeps feigning shock.

The media needs to level with voters.

September 22, 2022

Biden touts leadership at the U.N. — and reveals our competing concerns

The international community isn't laughing at the United States anymore.

September 22, 2022

Why Trump may be at a tipping point

Trump's financial empire could be crumbling.

September 22, 2022

New York’s lawsuit against Trump is yet further proof that he’s a loser

The media is overestimating his power.

September 21, 2022

No religious person can celebrate the GOP’s abuse of immigrants

Treating people like objects is antithetical to the teachings of essentially all major religions.

September 21, 2022

The Dearie hearing was worse than a train wreck for Trump

The former president's nonsense gets the cold shoulder from a real judge.

September 21, 2022