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Richard Skinner


I’m a skilled policy analyst and independent consultant with experience in writing, research, teaching, convening, and nonprofit management. I am a published author with a book and over 25 articles, many of them peer reviewed. My work has frequently required me to collaborate, especially on research and communications projects.


Congress finally stands up for itself

January 8, 2019
Last week, for once, the political world focused on Congress. We heard about Nancy Pelosi’s return as speaker; the large, diverse freshman class in the House of Representatives; and… Read More

Whither the class of 2018?

January 10, 2018
Source: Wikipedia Breaking Wave By Richard M. Skinner Few patterns are more reliable in American politics than the president’s party losing seats in the House of Representatives at the… Read More