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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July 1, 2022

Republicans need to answer hard questions about women’s lives

Democrats can expose Republicans' contempt for women.

June 27, 2022

The ‘pursuit of happiness’ means having the right to privacy

The right to self-determination is worth defending.

June 27, 2022

How Susan Collins can repair the damage she has wrought

She broke it. Now she must fix it.

June 27, 2022

The Supreme Court declares war on modern America

Which century do we want to live in?

June 26, 2022

Who is to blame for overturning Roe? Jennifer Rubin answered your questions.

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June 24, 2022

5 lessons from Thursday’s devastating Jan. 6 hearing

Yet more evidence of corrupt intent.

June 23, 2022

The Supreme Court’s gun ruling is bad, but not for the reasons you might think

This is a Supreme Court majority untethered to text or precedent.

June 23, 2022