Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

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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ACA Repeal Creates Political Minefield for Republicans

Friday, May 05, 2017

Some 24 million more people may be uninsured under the American Health Care Act, and even then, some conservatives view the law as a major spending bill.

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Debunking President Trump's Religious Liberty Executive Order

Friday, May 05, 2017

The American Civil Liberties Union planned to sue the Trump Administration over the president's religious liberty executive order, but now the ACLU is calling it an "elaborate photo-op."

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France Prepares for the Final Vote

Friday, May 05, 2017

France is just days away from electing a new president. The choice for the future of the country — and Europe — comes down to centrist Emmanuel Macron and the far-right's Marine Le Pen. 

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Who Really Reads Fake News

Friday, May 05, 2017

A new report finds that consumption of fake news crosses the political aisle, and the data also reveals that the more you consume fake news, the more likely you are to vote.

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Films to Catch and Skip at The Box Office This Weekend

Friday, May 05, 2017

Reviews of the new releases hitting the box office this weekend, including "Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2" and "Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer."

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The TV Shows You Should Be Streaming This Summer

Friday, May 05, 2017

Reviews of the TV series that will be streaming in the coming weeks, including "Master of None," "House of Cards," "Twin Peaks," and "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt."

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ACA Repeal Marches Forward, The Economics of Faith, Cracking the Fake News Code

Friday, May 05, 2017

On today's show: House Republicans squeak out a win on the Obamacare repeal; a relations of IRS regulations for religious institutions; fake news on the right and the left. 

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When Kids Are Trained to Kill: Gang Violence in the Windy City

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

A conversation with Alex, a former gang member who was just 13 years old when he shot a man in the chest.

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An Uncertain Future as Tillerson Plans State Department Overhaul

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Under Rex Tillerson, there have been reports that the State Department is functioning at a very limited capacity, and the secretary plans to cut agency staff and reduce the budget.

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In Venezuela, A Game of Constitutional Roulette

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Venezuela has seen 27 Constitutions in the past 200 years, and number 28 might be just on the horizon

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Hidden Heroes: Caregivers of Military Veterans

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

The task of caring for military veterans is increasingly falling on the shoulders of loved ones who suddenly find themselves as round the clock caregivers with little to no training.  

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The Messy Reality of Gang Violence

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

More than 1,000 people have been victims of gun violence in Chicago so far this year. One 19-year-old man explains how he first got involved in gang violence in the Windy City. 

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The World Loses a Jam Band Legend: Colonel Bruce Hampton Dead at 70

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Colonel Bruce Hampton, who inspired bands like Phish, Widespread Panic, Medeski Martin and Wood, and Gov't Mule, died last night after collapsing during a performance in Atlanta. 

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