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Interview with Brookings Fellow Ron Haskins

Ron Haskins is a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, where he is the Co-Director of the Center on Children and Families, and Budgeting for National Priorities. He was a longtime welfare policy advisor to Republicans on the House Ways [...]

February 9, 2013 Interviews, Print Edition

Interview with Huffington Post Founder Arianna Huffington

By: Alexander Kern and Urja Mittal Arianna Huffington is president and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post Media Group. Born in Greece, she left at age 16 to attend Girton College, Cambridge. She rose to fame as a champion of conservative [...]

February 9, 2013 Interviews, Print Edition

Interview with Cabinet Secretary Christopher Lu

By Etan Raskas and Michael Soyfer Christopher Lu is President Obama’s Cabinet Secretary, co-chair of the Executive Office of the President, and co-chair of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. He previously served as executive director [...]

November 4, 2012 Interviews, Online Only

Interview with NPR Host Brooke Gladstone

Interview by John Cheo and Michael Soyfer  Brooke Gladstone managing editor and co-host of NPR’s and WNYC’s On the Media, has a long history with public radio. After working in print media, she joined NPR in 1987 as senior editor of Weekend Edition [...]

March 28, 2012 Interviews, Online Only

Interview with Assistant Attorney General Laurie O. Robinson

By: Michael Soyfer In the current budget climate, when we’re forced to make tough choices, why do you think Congress should continue to fund OJP and generally why do you think the federal government should be involved in the criminal [...]

February 14, 2012 Interviews, Print Edition

Q&A With Newt Gingrich

PPR: You’ve laid out a timeline for when you are going to make a decision on a presidential bid in the next few weeks. Do you have any updates on that? Newt Gingrich: Yes, I’m going to make a decision [...]

March 23, 2011 Interviews

Q&A With Former PA Governer Ed Rendell

interview by Jess Mayer PPR: You did a lot for Pennsylvania during your time as governor. What specific achievement would you most like to be remembered for? Ed Rendell: It’s interesting. Somebody found a memo that was done two weeks [...]

March 23, 2011 Interviews, Print Edition

ACE Interview: Mark McKinnon

Mark McKinnon, co-founder of No Labels, is interviewed by the Alliance of Collegiate Editor’s Nathan Werksman (questions were submitted from member publications as indicated below). Penn Political Review: I’m going to read you a snippet from a comment that Rush [...]

March 15, 2011 Interviews

Shirley Phelps-Roper

Interview by Jess Mayer PPR had the opportunity to sit down with Shirley Phelps- Roper, spokeswoman for the Westboro Baptist Church. The WBC is nearly universally condemned for its hateful policies and practices, and PPR does not endorse its views [...]

January 18, 2011 Interviews, Print Edition

Dan Onorato

by Jessica Mayer, Quratul-Ann Malik, and Nick DiStefano PPR: You support reforming healthcare in the state, to make access more afford­able to all Pennsylvanians. What is your opinion on the national healthcare reform bill? Dan Onorato: I am for implementing [...]

November 9, 2010 Interviews, Print Edition