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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

One More Time! Beating Their Heads Against That Benghazi Wall

(0) Comments | Posted June 29, 2016 | 9:06 AM

Hey, what's two years and millions of dollars among friends? This one's worth another look...

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Ah, the Innocence of Sports!

(0) Comments | Posted June 25, 2016 | 10:52 AM

It's not all hot dogs and soda pop -- or hadn't you noticed?

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Trump's Teleprompter Isn't the Problem

(0) Comments | Posted June 18, 2016 | 7:21 AM

Some advice The Donald is sure to ignore...

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Bernie Plays the Numbers Game. (He's Not the Only One...)

(0) Comments | Posted June 11, 2016 | 8:38 AM

Reality can be hard to swallow. Even for politicians. (Especially for politicians?)

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Trying to Bury the Bad News? Try a Holiday Weekend!

(0) Comments | Posted June 4, 2016 | 7:54 AM

When it's really embarrassing, rely on the calendar...

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Hillary's Email, Hillary's Truth

(0) Comments | Posted May 28, 2016 | 8:40 AM

The State Department issues a report -- and Rick hears echoes...

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Suppressing the Vote? They Felt Giddy, Oh So Giddy...

(0) Comments | Posted May 21, 2016 | 8:37 AM

Cracking down on voter fraud? Or looking for an edge?

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GOP Job One: Learning to Love the Donald

(0) Comments | Posted May 14, 2016 | 8:01 AM

The Republican establishment tries to adjust...

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Caution: Front-Runners Under Water!

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2016 | 9:36 AM

You're not excited? You're not alone...

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Bernie from Brooklyn: The Musical!

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2016 | 7:50 AM

"Why didn't you sing it?" you were wondering. Sure -- why not? Here's a peek at the bonus version...

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Bernie from Brooklyn!

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2016 | 7:32 AM

Authentic? He'll show you authentic!

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Voter ID: A GOP Congressman Spills the Beans

(0) Comments | Posted April 9, 2016 | 10:16 AM

Always looking for an edge...

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Pivotal? Or Pitiful? The "All-Important" Wisconsin Primary

(0) Comments | Posted April 2, 2016 | 6:53 AM

Badgered in the Badger State

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Winging Their Way to the White House?

(0) Comments | Posted March 26, 2016 | 1:25 PM


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Trump the Enabler

(0) Comments | Posted March 19, 2016 | 8:23 AM

Your Question: Is Donald Trump really a racist?
My Answer: The answer doesn't matter.

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"Queers"? "Degenerates"? Once a Hater...

(0) Comments | Posted March 12, 2016 | 7:05 AM

She's Rebecca Bradley -- and now she's running for a seat on Wisconsin's Supreme Court.

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Subtle Trump? (And Not Just About...)

(1) Comments | Posted March 5, 2016 | 7:42 AM

The Donald, The Klan, and The Party Formerly Known as Lincoln's.

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Beware the 'Lame Duck!'

(0) Comments | Posted February 27, 2016 | 7:15 AM

If he can't fill a Supreme Court vacancy, what else can't he do?

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GOP & Obama: Supremely Obstructionist

(0) Comments | Posted February 20, 2016 | 3:05 PM

From Day One, as if they won!

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Dems Debate: Different Ears, Different Tune

(0) Comments | Posted February 13, 2016 | 6:46 AM

No, it wasn't just your imagination -- it was a very different message. Is that a good thing?

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