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Rick Horowitz
Rick Horowitz is an award-winning writer, and a nationally known writing and editing consultant. He's a winner of two National Headliner Awards for his column, and two Emmys for his imaginative weekly commentaries on Milwaukee Public Television’s “InterCHANGE.” He's also the founder and Wordsmith in Chief of Prime Prose, LLC, providing writing, editing and messaging assistance to a variety of organizations.

Rick has led writing workshops for national, state and regional journalism organizations, newspaper groups and individual newspapers of all sizes. He's been a legislative assistant and principal speechwriter for a member of the congressional leadership, and a special assistant and ghostwriter for the director of a major Washington-based arts organization. He's also served as an adjunct professor of opinion writing at American University, and has been named a Life Member of the National Conference of Editorial Writers.

Rick spent his college days at Brandeis University, dividing his time among the varsity baseball team, the varsity snack bar and the varsity newspaper, where The Rick Horowitz Column made its debut. He also graduated from NYU Law School, and actually worked as a lawyer in a Washington law firm before working on Capitol Hill. He’s even served a stint or two as a commentator for NPR's "All Things Considered."

You can check out Rick’s video offerings on YouTube. You can write to him at

Entries by Rick Horowitz

Hillary, Again. (But Different?)

(1) Comments | Posted February 28, 2015 | 8:27 AM

Getting ready for Hillary 5.0. Really.

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Walker, Uninformed -- and Unperturbed

(0) Comments | Posted February 21, 2015 | 8:50 AM

Scott Walker doesn't know. And he doesn't care.

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Frackin', Frackin', Frackin'...

(1) Comments | Posted February 14, 2015 | 8:53 AM

Out where the Great Plains kiss the sky, and oilmen poke the ground, a drillin' fella might even get the urge to burst into song!

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Scott Walker Goes National. (National Bites Back.)

(0) Comments | Posted February 7, 2015 | 9:39 AM

Some people bask in the sudden spotlight. Some people get burned...

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Scott Walker's State of Ignorance

(1) Comments | Posted January 31, 2015 | 8:47 AM

You're running for president -- time to stick it to a university!

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State of the President? Free at Last!

(0) Comments | Posted January 24, 2015 | 8:44 AM

Why is that man smiling?

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Walker? Romney?! Really??!!

(0) Comments | Posted January 17, 2015 | 8:44 AM

Suddenly, it's 2016. Try to contain your excitement...

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Charlie Hebdo and the Right to Laugh

(0) Comments | Posted January 10, 2015 | 8:44 AM

Satire: Somebody's going to be offended. (And...?)

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It's Another Ho-Ho-Horowitz Christmas!

(0) Comments | Posted December 20, 2014 | 8:50 AM

Ready to sing your way through the latest news? Here's your chance! And-a-one, and-a-two, and...

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'So the Guy Couldn't Breathe. So?'

(0) Comments | Posted December 13, 2014 | 9:05 AM

Ferguson. Staten Island. Cleveland. Won't anyone stand up for those poor cops? Maybe this guy...

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Living While Black?

(0) Comments | Posted December 6, 2014 | 9:50 AM

Maybe not your life. But somebody's.

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Immigration Fight Is Psychological Warfare

(0) Comments | Posted November 22, 2014 | 10:50 AM

The GOP pushes Obama's buttons. Obama -- finally! -- pushes back.

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'Compromise' -- And Other Fables

(0) Comments | Posted November 15, 2014 | 10:16 AM

Obama shouldn't "poison the well"? Really?

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Dems Did It to Themselves

(1) Comments | Posted November 8, 2014 | 8:50 AM

Hey, Candidates: How'd that whole "Abandoning Obama" thing work out for you?

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Voting Rights -- And Voting Wrongs

(2) Comments | Posted November 1, 2014 | 10:57 AM

They don't want you voting. So vote!!!

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A GOP Wave? Thank the Democrats' Cave!

(0) Comments | Posted October 25, 2014 | 11:25 AM

Election Night forecast: It won't be pretty. Here's part of why...

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Gay Marriage Approved! Society Unravels!

(0) Comments | Posted October 11, 2014 | 11:11 AM

The scary signs are everywhere. (If you know where to look...)

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Your Secret Service: Always at the Ready...

(0) Comments | Posted October 3, 2014 | 9:03 PM

Worried about protecting the White House? They've got it covered!

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Explaining the Middle East in Two Minutes!

(1) Comments | Posted September 27, 2014 | 11:15 AM

Your favorite politician or pundit says there's an easy solution? This should help clarify things...

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Voter Wars: 'Step Away From the Polls. Step Away...'

(0) Comments | Posted September 20, 2014 | 12:44 PM

Thinking of voting this November? A certain party might like you to reconsider... (Hint: It's spelled "G-O-P.")

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