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Jennifer Rubin

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What more need Alito do before Durbin gets off the stick?

Passivity in the face of Supreme Court corruption is unacceptable. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) on Capitol Hill on Dec. 19, 2023. (Jabin...

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Trump had a hair-raising week

Trump had a string of terrible debacles, and Justice Juan Merchan set the law-and-order standard. Former president Donald Trump, accompanied...

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Take it from conservative national security experts: Trump is unfit

Bolton and Gates deliver a warning on global security to America. President Donald Trump chats with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov,...

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Odds these debates will happen? I’m answering your questions.

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Abortion was already a top issue. Alito made the Supreme Court one, too.

A Democratic agenda: Lose the filibuster, reform the court and revive Roe. General view shows the United States Supreme Court on Feb. 8....

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How to save the Supreme Court from Alito’s ethical malfeasance

The justice’s unconscionable violations of ethics demand the court be reformed. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. on Capitol Hill on...

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How Biden’s debate performance could blow open the race

He needs to goad Trump to be Trump, while reassuring voters about his own fitness for another term. Donald Trump and Joe Biden participate in...

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Trump’s promises to oil executives ought to be illegal

Plus, Democrats can benefit from both presidential debates and Maryland’s Democratic Senate primary. Pump jacks in an oil field in Midland, Tex.,...

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Biden’s right: The U.S. should oppose Israel’s tactics in Gaza

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Will Trump be held accountable — in the courts and the news?

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Americans must prepare for another round of election denial

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Karmic justice: Women might seal Trump’s fate in New York trial

Hope Hicks and Stormy Daniels supplied critical testimony. Stormy Daniels leaves Manhattan criminal court after testifying at former president...

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Cannon plays ‘catch and kill’ with the Trump classified documents case

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It’s Republicans who are vulnerable on crime, not Democrats

Plus: Protests over the war in Gaza cannot be compared to the political upheaval of 1968. President Biden and North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper...

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Biden’s Holocaust speech highlights antisemitism’s threat to democracy

Conspiratorial hate undermines our essential values. President Biden addresses rising levels of antisemitism during a speech at the U.S....

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What does jail look like for Trump? I’m answering your questions.

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The New York trial is wearing down Trump — and it shows

His nodding off in court is a sign that he is weaker and more vulnerable than ever. Former president Donald Trump returns to the courtroom...

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A suit alleges anti-Israel protest groups provide material support to Hamas

Where does the First Amendment end and providing material support to terrorists begin? Students with the Gaza solidarity encampment block the...

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Is another Trump coup case really necessary? Yes. Arizona matters.

Kelli Ward, chair of the Arizona Republican Party, at a rally outside the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix on Nov. 7, 2020. (Ross D. Franklin/AP) ...

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Biden goes on offense. And it makes a difference.

President Biden speaks during a campaign event in Scranton, Pa., this month. (Joe Lamberti for The Washington Post) Listen 7 min ...

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It’s about time to hold Trump in contempt

Former president Donald Trump at his falsification of business records trial in New York, April 23. (Timothy A. Clary/ EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) (Timothy...

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Is Bragg’s prosecution of Trump a ‘historic mistake’? I’m answering your questions.

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Trump was going to dominate the courtroom. Instead, he is shrinking.

Former president Donald Trump arrives at a New York courthouse on Monday. (Yuki Iwamura/Pool/Reuters) Listen 5 min Share ...

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Forget the ticker-tape parade. Mike Johnson is no hero.

Debris from apartments hit by a Russian missile in Kharkiv, Ukraine, on Jan. 23. (Alice Martins for The Washington Post) Listen 5 min ...

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A rotten week for MAGA Republicans’ feeble stunts

Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.), right, the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, and Rep. Jamie Raskin (Md.), the committee's ranking Democrat, conduct...

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Biden shows that a true friend of Israel doesn’t just cheerlead

President Biden and Secretary of State Antony Blinken meet with Group of Seven leaders via video call on Sunday to discuss Iran’s attack on Israel....

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Trump tempts the court to find him in contempt

Former president Donald Trump is seen in a Manhattan courtroom on Monday. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Listen 4 min ...

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Trump’s reckoning begins

The New York courtroom where former president Donald Trump’s hush money trial, which began Monday, is being held. (Seth Wenig/AP) ...

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The worst mainstream media habit: Distorting polls for clicks

A voter prepares to leave a voting booth as they take part in the New Hampshire primary at Sanbornton Old Town Hall on Jan. 23 in Sanbornton, N.H....

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The N.Y. case concerns Trump’s only successful voter deception scheme

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Abortion bans can doom autocrats. Look at Poland.

Abortion rights activists in the gallery react during a debate in the Polish legislature in Warsaw on Thursday. (Czarek Sokolowski/AP Photo) ...

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Republican denial: They think tyrants won’t come after them

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A new tech privacy bill is a good start, though hardly sufficient

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other social media representatives at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in January. (Matt McClain/The Washington Post)...

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Could the Comstock Act return? I’m answering your questions.

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Don’t overlook these five aspects of Trump’s N.Y. trial

Former president Donald Trump sits with his lawyer Susan Necheles during a hearing in his criminal case on charges stemming from hush money paid to a...

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Jan. 6 convicts aren’t ‘hostages’: Judge decries gaslighting

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How No Labels was thwarted — and a disaster for democracy was avoided

No Labels leadership and guests at National Press Club in D.C. on Jan. 18. (Jose Luis Magana/AP Photo) Listen 6 min Share ...

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Not all Trump’s transgressions are criminal

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Israel is at a crisis point: The world has had enough

Palestinians inspect a World Central Kitchen vehicle wrecked by an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday. (Ismael Abu Dayyah/AP) ...

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Trump’s threats to the rule of law continue

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 25: Former U.S. President Donald Trump arrives for a pre-trial hearing in a hush money case in criminal court on March 25,...

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Republicans’ abortion woes worsen

Demonstrators outside the Supreme Court on March 26. (Tom Brenner for The Washington Post) Listen 6 min Share ...

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What we have learned about the Supreme Court’s right-wingers

A protester holds a sign criticizing Justice Clarence Thomas at a rally outside the Supreme Court on March 26. (Amanda Andrade-Rhoades/AP) ...

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The recommendation of Eastman’s disbarment is a big deal — for Trump

John Eastman, a former lawyer for Donald Trump, speaks in a video during a June 21, 2022, hearing of the House select committee investigating the Jan....

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Will the media learn the right lesson from the Ronna McDaniel debacle?

Ronna McDaniel in Houston on March 8. (Michael Wyke/AP) Listen 6 min Share Comment on this story Comment ...

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Trump benefits from an unequal system. Still, he can’t outrun justice.

Former president Donald Trump leaves after speaking at a news conference on Monday in New York. (Frank Franklin II/AP) Listen 5 min ...

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How bad can Judge Aileen Cannon get? I’m answering your questions.

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The GOP shouldn’t count on retaking the Senate. Remember 2010 and 2022?

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is questioned by journalists on Capitol Hill on Feb. 6. (Kent Nishimura for The Washington Post) ...

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The frustrating Israel-Gaza War: Don’t expect Biden to solve the insoluble

Palestinian boys walk amid the rubble of a house destroyed by an Israeli bombardment in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on Saturday. (Said...

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Other than Trump, virtually no one was doing better four years ago

Rioters are seen outside the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. (Jose Luis Magana/AP) Listen 6 min Share Comment on this story...

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Trump’s worst enemy is still Trump

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