Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

More Than 1,500 Migrant Deaths Reported in 2017 Alone

Thursday, May 25, 2017

In 2017 alone, more than 59,000 migrants and refugees have risked their lives to reach Europe. Of those that have attempted the journey, an estimated 1,500 are feared drowned.

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A Shifting Mission at the NAACP

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The rise of Black Lives Matter and the demands of a younger generation is forcing the 108-year-old organization to re-examine its mission.

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When Shooting Feels ‘Like A Drug’

Thursday, May 25, 2017

WBEZ’s series about gun violence, "Every Other Hour," presents a story of a middle aged man who is no longer a gang member, but still carries a gun and sometimes uses it.

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Rescuing Refugees, Rough and Tumble in Montana, The Future of the NAACP

Thursday, May 25, 2017

On today's show: Saving refugees in the Mediterranean; a congressional election in Montana and a reporter's alleged assault; the NAACP gets a leadership overhaul. 

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Phoenix Takes on Problem of Disconnected Youth

Thursday, May 25, 2017

"If a kid is not working or not in school, what are they doing? They may be at home, out on the streets, basically not giving back to society. It has long-term consequences." 

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Montana House Candidate Charged with Assaulting Reporter

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Republican candidate Greg Gianforte allegedly "body slammed" Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs after being asked a question about the GOP's healthcare bill. 

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Outside Money Flows as Tight Montana House Race Draws Nation's Eye

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Today, voters in Montana head to the polls to elect a new member of the U.S. House of Representatives. The race has been far from a mellow affair, and the nation is watching.

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As Trump Meets the Pope, American Catholics Watch Closely

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Early exit polls suggested that Donald Trump won 52 percent of the Catholic vote over Hillary Clinton, though later polling suggested that the split may have been closer.

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In Montana, Medicaid's Uncertain Future Stirs Worry

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

In 2015, Montana's Medicaid expansion helped provide healthcare to more than 77,000 people across the state. More than 11,000 of those who received coverage are Native American.

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To Avoid Public Scorn, GOP Wants Healthcare Talks Behind Closed Doors

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Congressional Budget Office says the GOP healthcare bill would reduce federal deficits by $150 billion by 2026. It also found that 24 million more people would be left uninsured.

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How Terror Groups Prey on the Vulnerable for Maximum Impact

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Teens and children were killed during the attack at the Ariana Grande concert this week. Terror groups are targeting the most vulnerable parts of the population to evoke widespread fear.

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Targeting the Vulnerable, Disconnected Youth, The Pope and The President

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

On today's show: Why terror groups are setting their sights on women and children; America's disconnected youth crisis; examining Donald Trump's visit to the Vatican. 

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New Report Warns of Growing Number of 'Disconnected Youth'

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

There are an estimated 4.9 million young Americans ages 16 to 24 who are neither working nor in school. What are the social and economic conditions holding back these young people?

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West Dallas Residents Struggle to Keep Affordable Housing Amid Change

Monday, May 15, 2017

Hundreds of West Dallas residents have to find new houses in the midst of all the changes driving up costs, including fancy shops, restaurants, and new building codes.

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'Biggest Ransomware Attack Ever' Targets Countries Across The Globe

Monday, May 15, 2017

On Friday, hackers attacked dozens of countries, damaging Britain’s health system and freezing computers at Russia’s Interior Ministry. Experts fear the next attack could be worse. 

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Backlash After FBI Director Firing

Monday, May 15, 2017

Questions remain about who will replace former FBI Director James Comey.

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Who Will Replace Comey?

Thursday, May 11, 2017

In a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on global threats, acting F.B.I. Director Andrew McCabe filled Comey's seat. Meanwhile, Washington is considering a permanent replacement.

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Three in GOP Join Dems to Block Repeal of Climate Regulation

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The first defeat in a wave of resolutions came on Wednesday in the Senate, in the shadow of the capital's continued shock and handwringing over the firing of FBI Director James Comey.

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Comey's Feverish Firing: What's Next

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

FBI Director James Comey has been fired by President Trump. Here's what's next for the FBI, and for the investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. election. 

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Trump White House Ignored Flynn Blackmail Warnings

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

While testifying before the Senate, former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates revealed that she warned President Trump that his national security adviser was vulnerable to blackmail.

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