Richard Tucker writes about American political thought as senior writer in The Heritage Foundation’s B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics. His subjects include the American founding, progressivism, federalism, cronyism and modern conservatism.
Tucker edits New Common Sense, the weekly e-newsletter of Heritage’s First Principles (http://www.heritage.org/initiatives/first-principles) initiative, and contributes often to The Foundry (http://blog.heritage.org/category/first-principles/) , the think tank’s policy blog. He also pens a regular column for Townhall.com.
Tucker’s work has appeared in dozens of newspapers and been cited in numerous blogs. He is a frequent guest on talk radio to discuss his writing on issues of the day.
After working at CNN, Tucker first joined Heritage in 2001 as a writer and editor in the Communications department.
Originally from Vestal, N.Y., he is a graduate of Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. He and his family currently reside outside Washington, D.C.
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