Kristin Tate is an author and columnist focused on taxation and federal spending. Her latest book, The Liberal Invasion of Red State America, was published by Regnery in January 2020. She is currently a Robert Novak Fellow at the Fund for American Studies, examining the size and scope of the federal workforce.
Kristin writes a weekly column for The Hill Newspaper, which is featured often on Real Clear Politics, The Drudge Report, and national cable news networks.
Her previous books include How Do I Tax Thee? (St. Martin’s Press, 2018) and Government Gone Wild (Hachette Book Group, 2016). In 2021 Kristin was named a Leader of Tomorrow by the St. Gallen Symposium in Switzerland, one of the world’s premier initiatives for dialogue between political and business leaders. Red Alert Politics and Newsmax Magazine each named Kristin one of the 30 most influential right-of-center leaders under the age of 30 in 2016 and 2017, respectively. Previously, Kristin served as an analyst for the nonprofit Young Americans for Liberty (YAL), advising the organization in its mission to promote limited government and fiscal responsibility. She also hosted the organization’s flagship podcast, You Built That.
Prior to joining YAL, Kristin worked as a reporter focused on immigration issues for Breitbart News in Texas, where she broke a number of critical stories on the US-Mexico border. She is a graduate of Emerson College in Boston.