Ellen Frankman

Takeaway Senior Producer

Ellen Frankman appears in the following:

How the Alt-Right Distorts the Russia Investigation

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Sites like InfoWars and Breitbart push conspiracy theories that make their way into the mainstream conservative media, and sometimes even reach the president himself. 

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Can Obamacare be Fixed? Answers From An ACA Architect

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

As the Republican effort to repeal Obamacare stalls, one of the chief architects of the Affordable Care Act explores the stability of the program.

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Teen Pregnancy Programs See $200 Million in Cuts

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

More than 81 programs will lose a combined $213 million in federal funds, in a budget cut from the Department of Health and Human Services.

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What Putin Wants: Inside the Mind of the Russian President

Friday, July 14, 2017

Russia may be heading for troubled times thanks to Vladimir Putin, according to author, historian and translator Richard Lourie.

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Breaking Down the Senate's Revised Healthcare Bill

Friday, July 14, 2017

In another attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare, the Senate unveiled its latest revision to the GOP healthcare bill on Thursday. The new version is intended to appeal to moderates.

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What to Expect from Trump's Visit to France

Thursday, July 13, 2017

During his time in office, President Trump has had a contentious relationship with France. On Thursday, he meets with newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. 

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Connecting the Dots Between Russian Gangsters and Trump Real Estate

Thursday, July 13, 2017

A new report alleges that Trump Tower and other luxury high-rises have been used to clean dirty money, run an international crime syndicate, and propel Donald Trump into the White House.

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After Don Jr. Emails, Senator Says It's Time to Stand Up in Face of Collusion

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Sen. Ron Wyden, who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee, says the president's eldest son has shown the world there is evidence of collusion between the Trump team and Russia.

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Don Jr.'s 'Bombshell' Russia Meeting Could Change Mueller Investigation

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Emails seem to show that Trump Jr. was told before a meeting that the information a Russian lawyer had was part of the Kremlin's efforts to damage Hillary Clinton.

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One Year Later: Former Dallas Police Chief Reflects on Service and Risk

Friday, July 07, 2017

Last year, Dallas Police Chief David Brown faced his worst nightmare when five police officers were killed. Today, he reflects on patterns of violence by and against police.

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Hawaii Lawmaker Urges Better Preparedness Against North Korean Strike

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Earlier this year, Hawaii began overhauling its disaster preparedness and nuclear contingency plans as it confronts the reality of a more hostile North Korea.

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How This Georgia Town Fought Back Against Toxic Coal Dumping

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

In Wayne County, Georgia, a landfill was set to be filled with toxic coal ash on a daily basis. The local newspaper and people fought back to stop the dumping.

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Court Halts E.P.A.'s Methane Regulation Rollback Attempt

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

A federal court ruled that the Trump administration improperly suspended an Obama-era rule on methane emissions. This could be the first of many legal challenges for the current EPA.

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Cholera Epidemic Adds to Yemen's Growing Unrest

Monday, July 03, 2017

Yemen faces an alarming cholera outbreak in the midst of an ongoing civil war.

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Political Jeopardy in Brazil: President Charged With Corruption

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Brazil's Congress will decide the fate of President Michel Temer, the first sitting president in almost three decades to face criminal charges. 

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Trump Announces New Cuba Policy

Friday, June 16, 2017

President Trump will visit Florida today. He's expected to announce a rollback of the Obama Administration's Cuba policy.

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When Violence Begets Violence: The Revealing Past of the Congressional Baseball Shooter

Thursday, June 15, 2017

In the aftermath of the Congressional baseball practice shooting, the political views of the shooter have become the focus. But James T. Hodgkinson had a history of violence.

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N. Korea Has Released An American Detainee, But Others Remain

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

After being held in a North Korean prison for 17 months, Otto Warmbier was released on Tuesday. But there are three other Americans currently being held by the state.

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Released From Prison Decades After a Retrial That Never Came

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Jerry Hatfield was convicted in 1977 of killing a woman in Bay City, Texas. His conviction was reversed a few years later, but he was just set free this week. 

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The Small Town Approach to Community Health

Monday, June 12, 2017

Muskegon County, Michigan is fighting to become a healthier community.

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