Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

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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Police Shooting of Black Teen Sparks Investigation

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Over the weekend, a police officer in the the Dallas suburb of Balch Springs shot 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, an unarmed black teen, though the passenger's side window of a car. 

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Crackdowns on Dissent Continue in Turkey

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Over the weekend, nearly 4,000 public officials were fired in Turkey — a clear sign of an escalating crackdown under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

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Puerto Ricans Protest as U.S. Territory Misses Crucial Debt Deadline

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Puerto Rico missed a deadline to craft a debt deal after the government was unable to reach an agreement with bondholders. The U.S. territory is $73 billion in debt.

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Senator Durbin Pushes to Reform H-1B Visa Program

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

President Trump thrust the H-1B visa program back into the spotlight recently. What are the problems with the program, and are they likely to get fixed anytime soon?    

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The GOP Renews Push to Repeal Obamacare

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

President Donald Trump has promised a new push to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, and the vote could come as early as this week.

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The Next Chapter for ACA Repeal, A U.S. Territory in Crisis, The Gun Violence Epidemic

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

On today's show: The GOP's renewed push to repeal Obamacare; Puerto Rico misses a debt deadline; a former gang member in Chicago shares his story. 

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Freedom Caucus Backs Healthcare Bill

Thursday, April 27, 2017

The stalled GOP healthcare bill gained a second wind on Wednesday. 

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Trump’s Tax Plan Is Here, But Passing it Could Be Hard

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

On Wednesday, the Trump Administration released its tax reform plan, which is being billed as the biggest tax cut in U.S. history.

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