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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May 27, 2022

Time to force the GOP to defend its abortion extremism

Republicans are getting away with indifference to women's lives.

May 26, 2022

Our gun epidemic is a symptom of our broken democracy

No sane society would permit this.

May 25, 2022

Criminalizing abortion: Cue the enforcement nightmare

Consider what it would take to “prove” a woman had an illegal abortion.

May 8, 2022

What can Justice Roberts do? Jennifer Rubin answered your questions.

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May 6, 2022

Stare decisis is essential to social stability. The court doesn’t care.

The Supreme Court is blind to the havoc overturning Roe's precedent will have.

May 5, 2022

The right-wing justices think they are unaccountable. Wrong.

The Supreme Court wants to remake America? The public is ready to remake the court.

May 5, 2022

Democrats are mad. Maybe Biden is catching up.

The president needs to align with the fiery mood of his voters.

May 5, 2022