Kristin Tate is an author and columnist focused on taxation and government spending. Her latest book, How Do I Tax Thee?, was published by St. Martin’s Press in March 2018. She is a Robert Novak Journalism Fellow at the Fund for American Studies, studying the size, scope, and cost of the federal workforce.
Kristin writes an influential column for The Hill Newspaper, which is featured regularly on Real Clear Politics, The Drudge Report, and national cable news networks. She also serves as an analyst for the nonprofit Young Americans for Liberty, advising the organization in its mission to promote limited government and fiscal responsibility.
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. Her debut book, Government Gone Wild: How D.C. Politicians Are Taking You for a Ride — and What You Can Do About It, was published by Hachette Book Group in 2016. Previously Kristin worked as a reporter focused on immigration issues for Breitbart News in Texas, where she broke a number of critical stories on the border. She is a graduate of Emerson College in Boston.