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 12, 2022

Pelosi has found the Democrats’ midterm strategy

They have a simple, three-part game plan.

August 10, 2022

The GOP’s crazed reaction to the search at Trump’s home shows its true colors

Republicans are revealing their contempt for law and law enforcement.

August 10, 2022

Scott Perry’s phone was seized. Here’s what that tells us.

Merrick Garland isn't messing around, and documents are just the start.

August 10, 2022

3 more items Democrats should get done before the midterms

Democrats can add to their legislative haul.

August 9, 2022

What a difference a summer can make for a Democrat in a swing district

In short order, the election season has fundamentally changed.

August 9, 2022

Biden deserves kudos for diverse judges. But White men still dominate.

Democrats should make expanding federal courts a top priority.

August 8, 2022

How many nutty stances can one party take?

Even the slickest candidate would have a hard time peddling the GOP's agenda.

August 8, 2022

Where female activists have come since Dobbs — and what awaits

Abortion rights are not given. They are won.

August 8, 2022