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Jennifer Rubin

Jennifer Rubin blogs at the Washington Post.
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How the GOP Can ‘Run Against the Center’

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

Republicans' best shot at success in 2010 is to craft a campaign against the Washington-centric policies of the Democrats.

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New Jersey and Virginia Governors’ Races Heat Up

Monday, June 8th, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

Both races are a replay of the 2008 elections — but with a party role reversal.

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Obama Sounds the Retreat

Thursday, June 4th, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

Obama's failure to castigate Iran's nuclear weapons program is a reckless and naive policy switch.

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Sotomayor: Rules for the Nomination Battle

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

Republicans would be wise to follow four rules of conduct during the Sotomayor debate.

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Let’s Have That Discussion About Race, Shall We?

Sunday, May 31st, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

Eric Holder has his wish. With the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor, everyone is talking about race.

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Democrats: It’s OK When We Politicize the Justice Department

Friday, May 29th, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

Why did political appointees at the DOJ override career prosecutors and drop a civil rights suit against the New Black Panther Party?

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Democrats Must Face the Music

Thursday, May 28th, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

Republicans are about ready to move from being the party of "no" to the party of "I told you so."

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Obama SCOTUS Choice a Blow to Racial Equality

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

Sonia Sotomayor appears to doubt the fundamental premise of our government: that "all men are created equal." (Also read Roger Kimball: “Life Experience, Affirmative Action, and You.")

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Roosting Chickens Plague Obama

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

Bad news on unemployment and a squishy national security speech reveal an administration totally on the defensive.

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Democrats Fire and Fall Back in National Security Debate

Thursday, May 21st, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

Playing politics with America's security has backfired on the majority party.

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Justice Run Amok

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

Eric Holder is on the hot seat.

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Government by Geithner

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

The entire American economy cannot be effectively micromanaged out of the Treasury building or the White House.

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Obama’s Competence Gap

Saturday, May 16th, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

For the president, the distance between campaigning and governing has never been starker.

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The GOP and the Stimulus Bust

Thursday, May 14th, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

The stimulus was a missed opportunity, and one that Republicans may now see as a juicy political opening.

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Madame Speaker, Have You No Decency?

Monday, May 11th, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

How can Nancy Pelosi seek to prosecute Bush officials for condoning "torture" when she herself seemed unconcerned when briefed about the practices?

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GOP Showing Signs of Life in Virginia Governor’s Race

Thursday, May 7th, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

For Republicans, it's a chance to prove that a key swing state is still within their grasp.

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Shimon Peres Addresses AIPAC Conference

Monday, May 4th, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

The Israeli president adopts Obama's message of "an outstretched arm" at Washington's annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference.

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The Lawless President

Monday, May 4th, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

Riding roughshod over the law of the land seems to be the price Obama is willing to pay for "change."

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A Ray of Sunshine for the GOP in State Races

Friday, May 1st, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

Smartly selected local candidates are making a huge difference.

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GOP Finds a Chink in Obama’s Armor

Thursday, April 30th, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

Republicans are betting that the president's national security approach is far less popular than the man himself with ordinary voters.

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Specter’s Exit an Opportunity for the GOP

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

A chance for the party to develop broadly conservative themes that would lead to victory.

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GOP vs. Obama: The Gloves Come Off

Monday, April 27th, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

The stage is set for what is sure to be a blistering fight over the past and future conduct of the war on terror.

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Conservatives Torn on Interrogation ‘Truth Commission’

Sunday, April 26th, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

Visions of Nancy Pelosi on the stand dance in Republicans' heads.

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Government Bullying of Private Industry More Serious than Imagined

Saturday, April 25th, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

The Bank of America scandal is the latest evidence of undue government interference in business.

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100 Days In: Is Obama Blowing It?

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009 - by Jennifer Rubin

Key groups who helped vote in President Obama are having serious buyer's remorse.

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