Q and A

Saturday Q&A: Convention Dems will stay on message, Madonna says

G. Terry Madonna is director of the Franklin & Marshall College Center for Politics and Public Affairs, a public affairs professor and director of the ...

Saturday Q&A: Brace for the unexpected at GOP convention, author says

Douglas Brinkley is an author, Rice University history professor and a fellow at the James Baker Institute for Public Policy. He spoke to the Trib ...

Judicial Watch boss says decision to not prosecute Hillary undermines the rule of law

Tom Fitton is president of Judical Watch, the Washington, D.C., government watchdog group, and author of "The Corruption Chronicles." He spoke to the Trib regarding ...

Saturday Q&A: Meltzer says universal basic income a bad idea

Allan Meltzer is a professor of political economy at Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business and a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution. ...

Stuart Varney says the stagnant economy will play to Trump

Stuart Varney is a Fox Business Network anchor and host of "Varney & Co.," which airs weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon. He spoke to ...

Saturday Q&A: Self-driving cars & back-seat regulators

Ronald Bailey is Reason magazine's science correspondent and an author whose most recent book is "The End of Doom: Environmental Renewal in the Twenty-First Century." ...

Q&A: Pittsburgh author Abby Schachter takes aim at government's 'parenting'

Abby Schachter is a Pittsburgh writer and columnist whose work has appeared in the Trib, the New York Post, The Jerusalem Post, The Washington Times ...

Saturday Q&A: Wheeling, W.Va., mayor's plans to rejuvenate city

Glenn Elliott was elected mayor of Wheeling, W.Va., in May and will take office July 1. Elliott, 44, a Wheeling native, attorney and entrepreneur, spoke ...

National Cemetery of the Alleghenies director honors those who gave the 'ultimate'

Ron Hestdalen is director of the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Cecil, a resting place open to all members of the armed forces who ...

Saturday Q&A: Assessing the Korean powder keg

Gordon Chang is a frequent TV commentator, columnist for The Daily Beast and an author whose books include "Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the ...

Q&A: A professor's insights into declining bee colonies

Dennis vanEngelsdorp is a University of Maryland assistant professor of entomology and project director for the Bee Informed Partnership. He spoke to the Trib regarding ...

Saturday Q&A: Make it a day truly for Mom

Olive Ricketts operates the Anna Jarvis Museum in Grafton, W.V., about 100 miles south of Pittsburgh. She spoke to the Trib regarding the museum, situated ...

Saturday Q&A: Official says horse racing still runs strong

Alex Waldrop is president and CEO of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, a Kentucky-based coalition of horse racing interests. He spoke to the Trib about ...

Saturday Q&A: Terry Madonna sizes up Pa.'s primary

G. Terry Madonna is director of the Franklin & Marshall College Center for Politics and Public Affairs, a public affairs professor and director of the ...

Saturday Q&A: An analyst's insight into defeating ISIS

Sebastian Gorka holds the distinguished chair of military theory at the Marine Corps University, is an expert on counterterrorism and a frequent Fox News contributor. ...

Saturday Q&A: Assessing what comes out of candidates' mouths

Jayne Latz, president of Corporate Speech Solutions in New York City, has more than 25 years of experience as a speech-language pathologist and professional speech ...

George F. Will sizes up baseball's new season

George F. Will is a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist with The Washington Post, a regular Trib columnist, an author and Major League Baseball devotee. His most ...

Saturday Q&A: Analyst Robin Simcox sorts out the Brussels attacks

Robin Simcox is a fellow at The Heritage Foundation's Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom, where he specializes in terrorism and national security analysis. He spoke ...

Saturday Q&A: Bishop Zubik's Holy Week message

David Zubik has served as the 12th and current bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh since 2007. He spoke to the Trib regarding Holy ...

Ohio econ prof Richard Vedder says we must learn from past economic mistakes

Richard Vedder is an Ohio University economics professor, author and an adjunct scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. He spoke to the Trib regarding the ...