Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

Trump's Growing Russia Problem, Terror in London, Art, Race, and Appropriation

Thursday, March 23, 2017

On today's show: Paul Manafort on Putin's payroll; a look at a domestic terrorist attack in the United Kingdom; controversy at the Whitney Museum of Art.

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Trump's Pick for Labor Secretary Heads to The Senate

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Alexander Acosta, President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the U.S. Labor Department, is unknown to most Americans and even many senators. 

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In the Heart of Trump Country, Some Ranchers Feel Left Behind

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wildfires ripped through Kansas earlier this month. Some area ranchers who voted for Donald Trump say they wish the president was paying more attention to them in their time of need. 

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New Research Shows American Divisions on Climate Change

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Yale has published research on American opinions of climate change. The data, which was collected over eight years, is the most detailed survey on climate opinion to date.

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Can Republicans Close the Deal on Healthcare?

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

House Republicans are hoping a vote to pass the American Health Care Act will move forward a day after President Trump was on Capitol Hill to rally support for the legislation. 

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Supreme Court Takes on Reasonable Force Case

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the County of Los Angeles v. Mendez, testing whether police can be held liable when they needlessly provoke a violent confrontation. 

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Closing the Deal on Healthcare, Police Accountablity, A Changing Planet

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

On today's show: A look at the future of the American Health Care Act; liability for law enforcement heads to the Supreme Court; American attitudes of climate change. 

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Fighting in Mosul Displaces Thousands of Iraqis

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The battle for Mosul has moved into one of the most densely populated parts of the city, leaving citizens to seek shelter in overcrowded camps.

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Report: Happiness on the Decline in the U.S.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The 2017 World Happiness Report was released this week, and the U.S. is now ranked as the 14th happiest country in the world. 

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The Case For and Against Trump's Supreme Court Nominee

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Supreme Court Justice Nominee Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearing continues today. Here's why some say he should be confirmed, and why others believe his nomination should be blocked.

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The Future of the Supreme Court, U.S. Military Might, Happiness on the Decline

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

On today's show: A look at the confirmation hearing for Judge Neil Gorsuch; exploring President Trump's military strategy; analyzing the 2017 World Happiness Report. 

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Here's What's In President Trump's 'Skinny Budget'

Thursday, March 16, 2017

On Thursday morning, the Trump Administration released the “skinny budget,” a blueprint with total spending for each agency and department.

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National People's Congress Offers Glimpse into Chinese Politics

Thursday, March 16, 2017

China’s 2017 National People’s Congress concludes this week. Some 3,000 lawmakers convened in Beijing to discuss China’s economic outlook, President Trump, and more.

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President Trump: The Modern Andrew Jackson?

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Some have said that the election of President Donald Trump marks the "rise of the Jacksonian Republicans."

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Global Community Readies for a Post-U.S. Trade Era

Thursday, March 16, 2017

This week, world leaders from Pacific Rim countries are meeting in Chile to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership in a era of post-U.S. trade. 

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Containers: The Physical Foundation of Modern Capitalism

Thursday, March 16, 2017

A new podcast examines the history of containers, from their origins in the Vietnam War to today, when containers have changed how we trade and even where we live. 

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GOP Healthcare Plan Worries Some Providers

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Healthcare providers, particularly those serving needy populations, are on the front-lines of the healthcare debate.

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The 'Skinny Budget,' The New Post-U.S. Trade Era, Jackson and Trump

Thursday, March 16, 2017

On today's show: A look at President Trump's first federal budget; the global community moves forward without America; what the 7th and 45th presidents have in common. 

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New Russia Allegations Swirl on Capitol Hill

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

President Trump now faces two different options when it comes to allegations of wiretapping, "and both of them are kind of equally awful," says Yochi Dreazen, foreign editor at Vox.com.

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U.N. Warns of Crisis as Five Nations Teeter on the Brink of Starvation

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

With five countries either facing or experiencing famine, the United Nations says we're on the brink of the worst humanitarian crisis since 1945.

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