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T.J. Raphael

Takeaway Digital Content Editor

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

Sanders or Clinton? A Millennial's Struggle

Monday, February 29, 2016

One millennial voter shares her experience trying to decide between Clinton and Sanders in the Massachusetts primary.

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A Shaky Truce for a Fragile Syria

Monday, February 29, 2016

The ceasefire negotiated by the U.S. and Russia could bring the first break in the five-year Syrian civil war. But many are unsure if it can hold.

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How the Oscar Speech Became a Political Manifesto

Friday, February 26, 2016

Back in the 1950s, Oscar speeches were short, sweet, and succinct. Nowadays, the stage at the Academy Awards is more like a soap box for political issues. 

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The 3-Dimensional Chess of the Senate's Supreme Court Fight

Friday, February 26, 2016

Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee say they have come to a consensus that there should be no hearings on a Supreme Court nominee this year, period.

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FBI Standoff: What's Next for Apple

Friday, February 26, 2016

Today is the deadline for Apple to respond to a judicial order to unlock the iPhone that belonged to San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook.

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Viola Davis: Diversity in Hollywood 'Not Just a Hashtag'

Thursday, February 25, 2016

The Takeaway sits down with actress and producer Viola Davis to discuss her work, her activism, and the lack of diversity in Hollywood.

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This Debate Model Could Actually Challenge Presidential Candidates

Thursday, February 25, 2016

The presidential debate format has been the same since the 1970s. Some say an Oxford-style debate would offer a better solution for voters and viewers.

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Planned Parenthood Looks Ahead to Life After Obama

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood, discusses why women's health issues are at a crossroads in 2016. 

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How Delaware Became an International Tax Shelter

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Wealthy individuals and multinational corporations hide assets in Delaware. One Republican presidential candidate could put an end to tax shelters.

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GOP Loses its Grip as Trump Takes a Victory Lap

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

In recent years, the presidential nomination has mostly been decided by party insiders. Donald Trump is turning that theory on its head.

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The Green Tea Party: Conservative Group Embraces Clean Energy

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Debbie Dooley is one of the original founders of the Tea Party, and the president of Conservatives for Energy Freedom. She wants the GOP to think seriously about the environment.

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Obama: Defense Department to Submit Plan to Close Guantánamo

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Ninety-one prisoners remain at Guantánamo Bay military prison. “It drains military resources, with nearly $450 million spent last year to keep it running,” the president said Tuesday.

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Trans Athlete Blazes Path Towards World Championship

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Chris Mosier is breaking barriers as the first known transgender man to qualify for any U.S. national team.

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Protests Throw India's Capital Into Crisis

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

In the Indian capital of Delhi, protesters sabotaged a key canal and cut off water to more than 10 million people. At least 19 have been killed and hundreds have been injured.

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Inside the Minds of America's Greatest Black Inventors

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Writer Keith Holmes and Sandra Morgan, granddaughter of inventor Garrett A. Morgan, discuss the problem-solving prowess of America's greatest black innovators. 

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In the Nevada GOP Race, Money is The Untold Story

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

In the land of casinos and big bets, it may be time to rethink the role of Super Pac money.

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London Mayor Says Britain Should Leave the E.U.

Monday, February 22, 2016

London Mayor Boris Johnson has announced that he intends to break from U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron and support the growing campaign to take Britain out of the European Union.

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Trump 2016: The Ultimate Reality TV Show?

Monday, February 22, 2016

Donald Trump has made the 2016 election cycle his performance space. Is his campaign the ultimate reality TV show? 

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New Film Captures the Legacy of Acclaimed Director Mike Nichols

Monday, February 22, 2016

From Broadway to television and the big screen, Mike Nichols was a prolific director. The new HBO documentary "Becoming Mike Nichols" explores his career and legacy.

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Retro Report: The Fallout From Bush V. Gore Continues

Monday, February 22, 2016

After the controversy of Bush V. Gore, Florida officials attempted to overhaul the voting process, something that created an entirely new set of problems.

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