Kimberley A. Strassel

Kimberley A. Strassel

Columnist, The Wall Street Journal


Kimberley Strassel is a member of the editorial board for The Wall Street Journal. She writes editorials, as well as the weekly Potomac Watch political column, from her base in Washington, D.C.

Ms. Strassel joined Dow Jones & Co. in 1994, working in the news department of The Wall Street Journal Europe in Brussels, and then in London. She moved to New York in 1999 and soon thereafter joined the Journal's editorial page, working as a features editor, and then as an editorial writer. She assumed her current position in 2005.

Ms. Strassel, a 2014 Bradley Prize recipient, is a regular contributor to Sunday political shows, including CBS's "Face the Nation," Fox News Sunday, and NBC's "Meet the Press." She is the author of "The Intimidation Game: How the Left Is Silencing Free Speech," which chronicles recent attacks on conservative nonprofits, businesses and donors.

An Oregon native, Ms. Strassel earned a bachelor's degree in Public Policy and International Affairs from Princeton University. She lives in Virginia with her three children.


Latest Articles

Potomac Watch

Georgia on Not Enough Minds

November 19, 2020 11:18 pm ET

Republicans shouldn’t take the Jan. 5 runoffs, or their majority in the Senate, for granted.

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Harvesting the 2020 Election

November 12, 2020 10:59 pm ET

Pelosi’s top priority was remaking the electoral system. The virus gave her a boost.

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First, Hail All the Lawyers

October 29, 2020 10:48 pm ET

Voting will end next Tuesday, but judges may be deciding the election for weeks.

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The Biden ‘Family Legacy’

October 22, 2020 11:32 pm ET

What we learned from the text messages of Hunter’s partner Tony Bobulinski.

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Sanders Haunts Biden-Harris

October 8, 2020 11:00 pm ET

Pence corners Harris on Biden’s embrace of the Vermont senator’s radical agenda.

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The James Comey Election

October 1, 2020 11:18 pm ET

His testimony this week was a reminder of everything that enrages Trump voters.

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Getting to Know 2020 Joe

September 24, 2020 11:03 pm ET

Debate queries that raise the overriding question: How far left has he moved?


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