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Ruth Marcus: 2013 Ann Devroy Memorial Forum Presenter

Ruth Marcus is a columnist, reporter, editor and editorial writer at The Washington Post.

Marcus joined The Washington Post as a staff writer in 1984, covering many topics including the Justice Department, the Supreme Court, the White House, Congress and national politics. She became a member of The Washington Post editorial board in 2003 after serving as a deputy national editor, and her occasional op-ed columns developed into a weekly column in 2005. Marcus was a nominated finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 2007 after only a year as a full-time columnist.