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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August 19, 2022

The Georgia investigation is heating up, and it’s ominous for Trump

State court might be the first place we see criminal charges.

August 15, 2022

Even ‘mainstream’ Republicans are making idiotic defenses of Trump

Nancy Pelosi is right. There is no adult in the room.

August 15, 2022

The Big Tech antitrust bill deserves a vote

The legislation has gained bipartisan support, for reasons not directly related to the bill itself.

August 15, 2022

Leaving with nuclear secrets would be Trump’s dumbest, scariest stunt yet

A party that tolerates this is anti-American

August 15, 2022

Democrats in tight races are betting on Dobbs blowback. It might pay off.

Republicans' abortion extremism may be their downfall.

August 14, 2022

What legal consequences might Trump be facing? Jennifer Rubin answered your questions.

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August 12, 2022

Democrats are saving families a lot of money on health care. It’s a big deal.

This may not be reducing inflation, but it's a big help for many families.

August 11, 2022

Democrats are on a legislative roll. That’s great news for this congresswoman.

Washington's Kim Schrier represents a toss-up district. But she's at least finding some better footing.

August 11, 2022