Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

Murder Trial Begins For Officer Accused of Killing Autistic Child

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Body-cam footage from a November 2015 incident shows two black officers in Louisiana shooting a vehicle in a car chase, wounding the driver, and killing his 6-year-old autistic son. 

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The Healthcare Shuffle, Turbulence in Europe, Hunting the Solar System

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

On today's show: A look at the cost of the GOP plan to replace Obamacare; how nationalism is shaping elections in France and the Netherlands; Asteroid hunter Dr. Carrie Nugent.

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Obamacare Replacement Makes Gains on Capitol Hill

Friday, March 10, 2017

Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich brings us the latest on the healthcare negotiations on Capitol Hill.

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Jeff Sessions' Deputy Faces Heat on the Hill

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

President Trump's nominee for deputy attorney general is facing tough questioning from lawmakers about whether he would appoint special counsel to investigate Russian hacking.

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House Republicans Release Healthcare Bill

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

The House GOP has released its much anticipated plan to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law. Here's what you need to know.

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Report: Jeff Sessions Met With Russia During 2016 Election

Thursday, March 02, 2017

A new report has revealed that then-Senator Sessions met with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. twice last year, information Sessions did not disclose during his confirmation hearing.

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Robert Reich: Trump's Jobs Plan Misguided in Era of Globalization

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Trump administration pledges to bring 25 million jobs to America over the next decade, but can the president deliver? Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich weighs in.

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What You Need to Know About New DNC Chair Tom Perez

Monday, February 27, 2017

After a tight and hotly contested race, Tom Perez was voted in as new chairman of the Democratic National Committee on Saturday. Get to know him here. 

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Reps Feel Public Outrage at Town Hall Meetings

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Republican Congressman Scott Taylor has been in office for about a month and a half after easily winning his election. The Takeaway went to his town hall in Virginia over the weekend.

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Executive Angst: Understanding America’s Presidential Power Struggle

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Executive power has expanded and contracted over time. But what does the Constitution actually say about the power of the presidency? Find out in this special Presidents’ Day podcast.  

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Foreign Policy Questions Swirl Around Trump Administration

Friday, February 17, 2017

From Russia and Iran to immigration and Yemen, the Trump Administration is facing mounting questions about its approach to foreign policy. 

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Puzder's Baggage Led to Nomination's Failure

Thursday, February 16, 2017

The second casualty of the Trump cabinet came on Wednesday. Andrew Pudzer withdrew his nomination for Labor Secretary amid concerns that he would not be confirmed. 

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The View from Moscow, Puzder's Done, Fake Voting Fraud

Thursday, February 16, 2017

On today's show: What does America look like right now from Russia, Andrew Puzder's failed nomination to Labor, lack of voting fraud in New Hampshire.

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Reports Show Trump Campaign in Touch with Russia

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

There has been a chorus of leaks depicting a presidential campaign in touch with senior Russian intelligence officials weeks before the 2016 election.

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Flynn Out, Atrocities in Syria, Oroville Dam

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

On today's show: Flynn is out as National Security Adviser, the latest from Syria, and more rain is coming to northern California, where crews are repairing the Oroville Dam's spillways

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Refugee Organizations Stressed, ACA Replacement Proposals, Fate of the Obama Movement after '08

Thursday, February 09, 2017

On today's show: How the travel ban is stressing refugee organizations, what the ACA replacement proposals look like and whatever happened to the Obama movement after '08, anyway?

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Warren Cut Off During Senate Debate

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Warren was silenced by a Senate rule after she read from a 30-year-old letter by Coretta Scott King accusing Jeff Sessions of racial bias. 

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Senate Votes on Controversial DeVos

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Republican donor Betsy DeVos quickly became a lightning rod for Democrats' criticism during her confirmation hearings. 

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Travel Ban Questions Answered, Protests in Romania, The History of Today's Divide

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

On today's show: A look at where the travel ban stands, why half a million turned out in Romania to protest, the roots of segregation in America. 

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Trump Begins Dismantling Obama's Economic Legacy

Monday, February 06, 2017

President Trump has called the Dodd-Frank Act "a disaster" and believes eliminating regulations on lending will bolster the economy. Barney Frank, who co-sponsored the law, disagrees.

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