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      Ruth Marcus

      Washington, D.C.

      Overseeing Washington Post signed opinion content and writing on domestic politics and policy Education: Yale College; Harvard Law School
       Ruth Marcus is deputy editorial page editor for The Post. She also writes a weekly column and contributes to the PostPartisan blog. Marcus has been with The Post since 1984. She joined the national staff in 1986, covering campaign finance, the Justice Department, the Supreme Court and the White House. From 1999 through 2002, she served as deputy national editor, supervising reporters who covered money and politics, Congress, the Supreme Court and other national issues. She joined the editorial board in 2003 and began writing a regular column in 2006. A graduate of Yale College and Harvard Law School, she was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 2007. She lives in Maryland with her husband, Jon Leibowitz, their two daughters and the world’s cutest dog. 
      Honors & Awards:
      • Finalist, Pulitzer Prize for commentary, 2007
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      Latest from Ruth Marcus

      If Melania Trump really doesn’t care, then who does?

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      • Jun 22, 2018

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      • Jun 14, 2018

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      It refuses to defend the constitutionality of key parts of the health-care law.

      • Jun 8, 2018

      Mueller has waited long enough. It’s subpoena time.

      The clock is ticking on the investigation.

      • Jun 4, 2018

      The Trump team’s chilling message to Mueller

      Trump can kill the Russia investigation at any time for any reason.

      • Jun 3, 2018

      A society ripped apart by full-frontal incivility

      What Roseanne Barr said was racist; Samantha Bee, offensive. There is a difference between the two.

      • Jun 1, 2018

      Trump’s pardons show his twisted brand of mercy

      The president’s skewed pardons reflect the disdain in which he holds the legal process.

      • May 31, 2018

      The intent behind Giuliani’s Watergate comparisons

      What Trump and his team would like for us to refer to as Spygate is not Watergate. It is nothing like it.

      • May 28, 2018

      No amount of capitulation will ever sate Trump

      Here’s the thing about the president: He’s interested only in self-preservation.

      • May 25, 2018

      Congratulations, America, indeed

      One year into Robert Mueller’s investigation, we know a lot more than we did before.

      • May 17, 2018
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