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Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich has been reporting from Washington, D.C. for close to 15 years. Todd's first byline was as a science and medicine reporter in the trade press, but it didn't take long for him to find his way to Capitol Hill. Todd worked for several years for Reuters, wrote about new research for Science and covered the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina for the British Lancet. He found his way to radio in 2006, becoming a public radio reporter on Capitol Hill. He covered the 2008 Republican and Democratic National Conventions for WAMU in Washington and several other public radio stations. Todd first appeared on the The Takeaway when it was in pilot and joined the show as Washington Correspondent in 2009.

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

Bernie Delegates Struggle Towards Unity at DNC

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

"The DNC has disenfranchised our voters and done what they can to elect Hillary and not give Bernie a fair chance," one California delegate tells The Takeaway at the DNC.

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Dem Rep. Debbie Dingell: Now is Not the Time for Complacency

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Both Republicans and Democrats have a chance to win Michigan this year. Debbie Dingell, a representative from The Great Lakes State, says Michiganders need to rally around Clinton.

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2016 Democratic Convention Call-in Special

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

We're coming to you LIVE from the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia! Starting at 11:00 PM, we're inviting you to join the conversation for our special call-in program.

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Email Leak Brings Political Circus to the DNC

Monday, July 25, 2016

Philadelphia will see tension this week after an email leak shows that Democratic Party leaders favored Hillary Clinton during the primary season and plotted to sabotage Bernie Sanders.

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At the RNC, The Color of the Revolution Was Day-Glo Green

Friday, July 22, 2016

After the balloons dropped, anti-Trump delegates in vibrant hats packed up, while ecstatic members of Trump's New York delegation cut loose at the bar, and invited The Takeaway along.

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Trump's Foreign Policy Strategy Is More Like Obama's Than You Think

Thursday, July 21, 2016

President Obama has shown restraint when it comes to U.S. intervention in global affairs. A theoretical President Trump would likely do the same.

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Divisions Shine at GOP Convention as Cruz is Booed

Thursday, July 21, 2016

The Republican Party appears as divided as ever going into its final night, which has the fitting theme "Make America One Again."

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A Republican Party for the Next Generation

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The chair of the College Republican National Committee discusses the Republican National Convention in Cleveland and the road ahead for the GOP.

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GOP Convention No Party for Some Conservatives

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Though some have rallied around GOP Nominee Donald Trump, classic conservatives on the ground in Cleveland say they feel "shut out" by the party. 

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The GOP Convention Heats Up on Day One

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The Republican National Convention is underway. Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich is on the ground and tours the RNC site to see how it stacks up to past conventions.

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GOP Convention: #NeverTrump Delegates Hold Firm

Monday, July 18, 2016

Trump may have won over 13 million votes in the Republican primaries, but for many delegates in Cleveland, Trump's success over the last year is seen as a hostile takeover of the party.

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Five Podcasts For Summer Getaways

Friday, July 15, 2016

Whether you're traveling or taking a day off at home, you may want to kick back and relax this summer with a podcast. With so many options, where do you even start? We're here to help.

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Donald Trump Picks Gov. Mike Pence as Running Mate

Friday, July 15, 2016

Pence, a former congressman, is a more traditional conservative than Trump. He is outspoken against issues like gay marriage and abortion, and has the blessing of the GOP establishment.

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Millennial Radio Station Tackles Violence By and Against Police

Friday, July 15, 2016

Let Your Voice Be Heard! Radio is an outlet for the many New Yorkers who are struggling with how to respond to the violence and division across America today.

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Nice, France: Boris Johnson's First Test

Friday, July 15, 2016

Boris Johnson, the former mayor of London, is a controversial figure that was appointed as the U.K.'s foreign secretary this week. How will he respond to the attack in Nice? 

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Horror in Nice: What We Know So Far

Friday, July 15, 2016

Mayhem broke out in Nice, France on Thursday after a man in a truck plowed through a crowd during an independence day fireworks demonstration. More than 80 people were killed.

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Why Rio Needs the Olympics Now More Than Ever

Friday, July 15, 2016

Despite the issues it faces, the Olympic Games are providing Brazil with a sense of hope and national pride, which is what the country and its citizens need right now.

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As Crisis Mounts, Puerto Ricans Come to The Mainland With An Eye on November

Thursday, June 30, 2016

The Senate passed a bill to restructure Puerto Rico's debt through a fiscal oversight board, which is not popular in Puerto Rico and may impact how they vote in the general election.

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How Bernie Sanders Will Shape the Democratic Party Platform

Monday, June 27, 2016

Though it’s highly unlikely that Bernie Sanders will secure Democratic nomination, he will have a big influence on the party's agenda going forward.

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After Orlando, Can the Senate Compromise on Guns?

Monday, June 20, 2016

At least four gun bills will be voted on today following the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. 

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