Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

Virginia: For the Love of Swing Voters

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

The presidential campaigns only have 41 days left to get to every corner of every battle ground state and get out the vote. That effort includes Virginia, where Obama holds a slight l...

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A Closer Look at the Swinging Buckeye State

Friday, September 21, 2012

The BBC's Dan Damon is in Ohio this week for an in-depth look at the Midwest perspective on President Obama and Mitt Romney. This year, Ohioans are also in the midst of a contentious ...

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Leaked Video Shows Romney's Latest Slip Up

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

In a video leaked last night by Mother Jones, Mitt Romney said that 47 percent of voters are dependent on the government and will vote for Obama no matter what. Todd Zwillich, The Tak...

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The 2012 Election Fight for Who Will Control the Senate

Friday, September 14, 2012

The Takeaway's Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich discusses the fight for control of the Senate and the key races to watch in the November election.

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What Did the Democrats Leave Out?

Friday, September 07, 2012

Political conventions are all about the speeches and the strategic messaging being sent out to the American people. After three long nights of speeches at the Democratic National Conv...

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What a Candidate's Wife Must Do at a Political Convention

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

The role of the candidate's wife has evolved over time, but at political conventions, she is often called upon to "soften" her husband. This was certainly Ann Romney's approach at las...

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A Closer Look at the Numbers in the Presidential Race

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

As the Democratic National Convention makes it case for President Obama's second term, The Takeaway's Todd Zwillich takes a look at the polling data in swing states and how the electi...


What to Watch at the Democratic National Convention

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Political correspondent Todd Zwillich has takeaways from the Charlotte convention floor on what to watch for at the start of the DNC.

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What Did the Republican Convention Leave Out?

Friday, August 31, 2012

Tens of thousands of words were uttered onstage at the Republican National Convention this week. Some words cropped up repeatedly: "Jobs." "Economy." "Families." "Obama." Others, such...

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Mitt Romney Takes His Turn on Stage

Friday, August 31, 2012

In all of the speeches, hubbub, and storylines coming out of the Republican National Convention, it sometimes seemed the leading man of the show would be overshadowed by the rising st...

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How Effective Was Paul Ryan's Convention Address?

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan headlined the Republican National Convention last night. Ryan is considered by many to be the face and brains of the party’s political...

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Republican Reaction to Christie's Keynote Speech

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich went down to the convention floor to get reactions from Chris Christie's RNC keynote address.


Congressman John Mica on Republican Partisanship and Compromise

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

From the Republican National Convention, Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich speaks with John Mica, the Republican head of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Comm...

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The Agenda: Todd Zwillich and Anna Sale Report from Tampa

Monday, August 27, 2012

With tropical storm Isaac progressing towards hurricane status, the Republican National Convention has condensed the convention to fit into Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Organizer...

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Bobak Ferdowsi: The New Face (and Hair) of NASA

Friday, August 10, 2012

He's young, good looking, and has a mohawk bespeckled with bleached blonde stars. He's also the flight director of the Mars Science laboratory Curiosity Mission at the Jet propulsion ...

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Facebook and Free Speech: How Much is Protected by Our First Amendment Rights

Friday, August 10, 2012

Recently, Daniel Ray Carter, who works for the Sheriff of Hampton, Virgina, got fired after he 'liked' the Facebook page of his boss' political opponent. Now legal scholars are wonder...

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Congressional Primaries Draw Focus from Washington

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Several primaries in the coming weeks will steal the spotlight, however briefly, from Washington, D.C. Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich tells us which races to watch.

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A Look Back at This Week in Politics

Friday, August 03, 2012

Congress wraps up its session today before its members go home for a summer recess. Lawmakers have been furiously scrambling through legislation, trying to push through bills before t...

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Congress Agrees on Budget

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Here are two words we don’t see too often in Washington these days: “Bipartisan agreement.” Congressional leaders reached one of those yesterday to fund the federal government for the...

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Private Colleges: Not Much Bang for Your Buck

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

The education system costs way more than it should, and doesn’t work nearly as well as it should, says a new report by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.

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