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Todd Zwillich

Washington Correspondent, The Takeaway

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

Why Trump is More Like Reagan Than You Think

Monday, October 26, 2015

Populism, mastery of media, and even the hair make Donald Trump more Reagan-like than many Republicans want to admit.

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Fareed Zakaria on The Future of The Middle East

Monday, October 26, 2015

A new CNN documentary hosted by Fareed Zakaria reexamines the lead-up to the Iraq War, the diplomatic missteps on the ground, the debate over the troop surge and the American withdrawal.

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Powerful Quake Strikes South Asia

Monday, October 26, 2015

The epicenter of the 7.5 magnitude earthquake was about 160 miles northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan but has been felt as far away as New Delhi, India.

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New Testing Guidelines: Will Stressed Out Kids Catch a Break?

Monday, October 26, 2015

This weekend, President Obama announced a new initiative to reduce the amount of time schools spend on standardized testing. 

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TV Comic Elected President of Guatemala

Monday, October 26, 2015

Dubbed the Donald Trump of Guatemala, comedian Jimmy Morales has no political experience.

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Joe Biden is Out. Will Paul Ryan Be In?

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

On Wednesday in the Rose Garden, V.P. Biden announced that he would not enter the race for 2016. Nearby on Capitol Hill, lawmakers are considering Rep. Paul Ryan for House speaker.

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McCarthy Abruptly Withdraws from Speaker Race

Thursday, October 08, 2015

In a surprise twist, Rep. Kevin McCarthy abruptly dropped out of the race for speaker of the House of Representatives on Thursday.

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Congress Has a Chance to Lift the CDC Ban on Studying Guns. Will They?

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

With a big budget deal in the works between President Obama and congressional leaders, Congress has a chance to change the ban on CDC research into gun related health issues.

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Another Mass Shooting in America

Friday, October 02, 2015

Another mass shooting occurred on Thursday, this time in Roseburg, Oregon at Umpqua Community College, about 180 miles south of Portland.

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Hollywood and NASA Are Having a Love Affair

Friday, October 02, 2015

Bert Ulrich, multimedia liaison for film and TV Collaborations at NASA, explains what NASA did for "The Martian," and what "The Martian" could do for NASA.

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Effective Justice: How States Reformed Prisons Way Before The Feds

Friday, October 02, 2015

When Texas passed sweeping reforms to their criminal justice system, three prisons were closed and violent crime went down. Now Congress is following their example. 

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U.S. Eyes Putin With Skepticism as Russia Moves in on Syria

Friday, October 02, 2015

On day three of Russia's airstrikes in Syria, we look at the chasm between how the U.S. and Syria are dealing with the crisis. 

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Does Football Still Belong in Schools?

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Over the weekend, a New Jersey high school quarterback died after sustaining game-related injuries. Now some are questioning if the game still has a place in schools.

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Massey CEO on Trial in Mine Disaster

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship faces criminal charges from the 2010 Upper Big Branch Mine explosion that killed 29 people. His trial begins tomorrow.  

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The 'Y2K' of Health Care is Upon Us

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Tomorrow, doctors and insurers will have to adopt a new set of illness and payment codes. Some doctors worry it might be the "Y2K" of medicine.

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Why Doping Regulations are Bad for Sports

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

A new documentary, "Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports," argues that anti-doping efforts have been both intrusive for athletes, and ineffective at reducing doping.

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Planned Parenthood Head Pushes Back Against GOP

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

On Capitol Hill, Cecile Richards forcefully disputed claims that Planned Parenthood sells fetal tissue, saying the accusations are “offensive and categorically untrue.”

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A Former Rikers Worker Calls Solitary Confinement Torture

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Mary Buser, who spent a decade working as a mental health professional at Rikers Island, says that solitary confinement was wrongfully and indiscriminately used to punish inmates.

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Alaska's Governor on the Loss of Shell Oil

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Without Shell, local Alaskans and members of the oil and gas industry are left wondering how the state will move forward. Alaskan Gov. Bill Walker weighs in here.

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As Death Toll Climbs, Ukraine Makes U.N. Appeal

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

In the last 17 months, 8,000 people have been killed in Ukraine since war broke out between government forces and pro-Russian. The Ukrainian president is hoping that the U.N. can help.

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