Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

Community College Students Struggle With Hunger, Homelessness

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

A new report out shows that hunger and homelessness are serious concerns for some students, even if they are also working and receiving financial aid.

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European High Court Takes Aim at Headscarves

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The European Court of Justice ruled this week that employers can ban workers from wearing headscarves in certain conditions.

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Useful Tips For Your NCAA Tournament Bracket

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Ahead of the deadline for NCAA bracket picks, we offer tips for filling your NCAA Division I Basketball bracket from a former fixer, and look at bracket alternatives.

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A Global Hunger Crisis, Fighting for Religious Freedom, Comedian Todd Barry

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

On today's show: The U.N. warns of famine could touch 20 million; European laws take aim at religious symbols; Todd Barry discusses his new book, "Thank You for Coming to Hattiesburg."

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How Growing Nationalism is Shaping European Elections

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

In Europe, the political climate has taken a turn to the right ahead of elections in the Netherlands and France. 

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CBO: Republican Health Plan Will Leave 24 Million Uninsured

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Though the bill would reduce the federal deficit by $337 billion, the CBO estimates that the GOP plan to repeal and replace the ACA would leave 24 million without insurance by 2026.

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Ousted Egyptian President Released from Detention

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

On Monday, an Egyptian prosecutor ordered the release of former President Hosni Mubarak, who has been serving out a prison sentence in a Cairo for almost six years.

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Hunting For the Solar System's Biggest Threats

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Though it may be terrifying to think that an asteroid could collide with Earth at any moment, some of our planet's citizens have a plan for dealing with hazardous asteroids.

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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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