Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

Farmers Along Texas Border Are Leery of Trump's Wall

Monday, January 09, 2017

A look at how Donald Trump's biggest campaign promise will impact those who live and work along the southern border. 

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Trump Transition 2016: The Diplomatic Changeover

Monday, January 09, 2017

In an unusual move, Donald Trump's team issued an order stating that all politically appointed American ambassadors need to leave their posts by Inauguration Day, with no grace period.

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Intelligence Agencies Blame Russia for Meddling in 2016 Election

Monday, January 09, 2017

The FBI, the CIA, and the NSA have released a declassified report that finds that Vladimir Putin "ordered an influence campaign in 2016 aimed at the U.S. presidential election.”

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China Goes Green, Refugees Divide Vermont City, Actress Kristin Davis

Monday, January 09, 2017

On today's show: China's $360 billion investment in renewable energy; a struggle over refugees in Rutland, Vermont; Kristin Davis of 'Sex and The City' on interracial adoption.

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Senate Committee Holds First Hearing on Russian Hacking

Thursday, January 05, 2017

The Senate Armed Services Committee holds their first hearing on alleged Russian hacking today, despite persistent skepticism from President-elect Donald Trump.

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House GOP Starts 2017 with Ethics Stumble

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Though Republicans initially moved to weaken the Office of Congressional Ethics on Tuesday, members of the GOP reversed course after Donald Trump criticized the move in a tweet.

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How Hit Rock, R&B, and Pop Songs Get Made

Friday, December 30, 2016

Writer and music historian Marc Myers brings to life five decades of music through oral histories of 45 hit songs from interviews with the artists who created them.

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2016 in Sports: Moments of Triumph and Social Justice

Thursday, December 29, 2016

A recap of the year in sports and social justice issues, from Colin Kaepernick protests, to the Olympics in Brazil, to the death of Muhammad Ali.

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An Elector Receives Thousands of Pleas to Change Her Vote

Monday, December 19, 2016

Electors across the country are being swamped with calls to vote against President-elect Donald Trump.

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The Bipartisan Concerns Over Rex Tillerson

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump made it official this morning by naming Exxon Mobil CEO and Chairman Rex Tillerson as his choice for secretary of state. 

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How Conservatives Are Viewing the Week in News

Friday, December 09, 2016

From #PizzaGate to the Dakota Access Pipeline, how are the events of the week being discussed in conservative circles? The assistant online editor of Commentary Magazine answers.

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South Korean President Impeached

Friday, December 09, 2016

Today, the South Korean Parliament voted overwhelming to impeach President Park Geun-hye in response to a corruption scandal that has enraged the nation.

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Russia and U.S. Look to Evacuate Civilians from Aleppo as Crisis Deepens

Friday, December 09, 2016

A possible deal between the U.S. and Russia would permit Syrian rebels to leave Aleppo unharmed, but the likelihood of such a deal seems slim.

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The Fight Goes on For Americans With Disabilities

Friday, December 09, 2016

Last year, just 17.5 percent of people with a disability were employed. Sen. Tom Harkin who authored the ADA, reflects on the work that still needs to be done.

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Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, December 09, 2016

Reviews of the musical "La La Land," starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, and the raunchy comedy "Office Christmas Party," featuring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman. 

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Disability Rights, Easing Conflict in Syria, 'The Underground Railroad Game'

Friday, December 09, 2016

On today's show: A conversation with Sen. Tom Harink, author of the American With Disabilities Act; a check-in on the crisis in Aleppo; actors Jennifer Nikki Kidwell and Scott Sheppard.

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How the Pentagon Wasted $125 Billion

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

A suppressed 2015 report found that the Pentagon wastes $125 billion in its bureaucracy. 

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'Mad Dog' Mattis: What You Need to Know About Trump's Defense Pick

Friday, December 02, 2016

Mattis retired from the military in 2013 and would need a waiver from Congress to serve, based on a requirement that a defense secretary be a civilian for at least seven years.

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Alternative Christmas Songs to Get You Through the Holidays

Friday, December 02, 2016

Culture reporter Melissa Locker talks about alternative holiday songs to get you through the next few weeks from David Bowie, Paul "Fat Daddy" Johnson, and more.

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Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, December 02, 2016

Reviews of the Jackie Kennedy bio-pic "Jackie," starring Natalie Portman, and a look ahead to some of December's big releases. 

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