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Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

The Colonial Epidemic that Explains Modern America

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

From 1721 Boston to 2016 Flint, one author believes that politically-charged health crises explain the development of modern America. 

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Mission Accomplished? Russia Withdraws from Syria

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

On Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin surprised the international community with his announcement that he was pulling most of Russian forces out of Syria. 

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Beyond Data: What's Really Driving Voters to the Polls

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Republicans are seeing a surge in voter participation, while numbers on the Democratic side are down. A look at the narrative behind the data. 

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U.N. Accuses South Sudan of Crimes Against Humanity

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

South Sudanese government forces have been accused of mass sexual violence, suffocating individuals, burning them alive, and mutilating bodies.

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Understanding Gender Bias in Autism Research

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Most autism studies focus on boys. But as researchers attempt to balance the scales, some worry they are also perpetuating gender stereotypes.

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Xenophobia, Nationalism Grows in Germany

Monday, March 14, 2016

German elections on Sunday secured a foothold for AfD, a right-wing party in Germany.

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This is What It's Like to Be a Superdelegate

Monday, March 14, 2016

When Nancy Larson was a superdelegate for Minnesota in 2008, she received multiple phone calls from the Clintons and Obamas. She was undecided, and they wanted her vote.

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Holding Out Hope: Opposition Groups Join Syrian Peace Talks

Monday, March 14, 2016

After years of failure, is a new Syria really in reach? A former adviser to General David Petraeus weighs in.

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U.K. Gamblers Spend Millions Betting on American Elections

Monday, March 14, 2016

In the U.S., federal law prohibits gambling on local or national elections. But across the pond, millions of British pounds have already been wagered on the race for the White House.

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How One Billionaire Saved a Huge Tax Loophole that Wall Street Loves

Monday, March 14, 2016

One ProPublica reporter discusses the carried-interest loophole, which allows hedge funds, private equity firms, and venture capitalists to avoid billions of dollars in taxes each year.

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ISIS Leaks Shed New Light on Terror Group

Friday, March 11, 2016

This week, a former security official with the self-proclaimed Islamic State leaked a trove of documents.

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Supreme Court Fight Creates Drama in Iowa

Friday, March 11, 2016

The partisan battle over the next Supreme Court nominee is playing out in surprising places, including Iowa, where Senate Judiciary Chair Chuck Grassley is up for reelection.

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Defectors: For Some Republicans, Hillary is Better Than Trump

Friday, March 11, 2016

Two disillusioned Republicans say they'll now vote for a Democrat in the general election if Donald Trump wins the GOP nomination.

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In Oakland, Fighting to Preserve Community Culture

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Oakland is now the fifth most expensive rental market in the U.S. And longtime residents struggle to preserve their history and culture.

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The Hard Truth About Election Polls

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Bernie Sanders' unexpected victory in the Democratic primary in Michigan this week is another reminder that political pollsters often get it wrong. Why?

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New Paths Around Europe's Blocked Borders

Thursday, March 10, 2016

About 11,000 people are trapped on the Greek-Macedonian border, which was sealed off this week after conservative European leaders pushed for the closure of the Balkan Trail.

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Yemen Pays the Price for Saudi Paranoia

Thursday, March 10, 2016

VICE on HBO goes to Yemen, one of the fronts in a broader conflict between the Sunni-led Saudi Arabia and Shiite-majority Iran. 

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Race and the Workplace: When The 'Right Fit' Means The 'Right' Color

Thursday, March 10, 2016

 A look at race and culture in the workplace.

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Candidates: Can We Talk About Climate Change?

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Rising sea levels pose a threat to the Sunshine State. Now 21 mayors in Florida want those running for the White House to talk about this campaign's missing issue, climate change.

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Google AI Takes Down Human Champ of World's Most Complex Board Game

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Today the Google program, known as AlphaGo, defeated world champion Lee Se-dol in the first of five matches in Seoul, South Korea.

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