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Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

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America's Complicated Past Stirs Battle Over Monuments, Memorials

Monday, February 22, 2016

Across the country, communities are grappling with how to remember the past, from statutes of Robert E. Lee in New Orleans to halls named for President Woodrow Wilson at Princeton.

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Vets Push for Change as PTSD Becomes a Weapon

Monday, February 22, 2016

Iraq war vet Kristofer Goldsmith was forced out of the military after missing a flight to Baghdad. The reason he wasn't on that plane? He had attempted suicide the night before.

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Legal Experts Remember Scalia's Best and Worst Opinions

Friday, February 19, 2016

Antonin Scalia loved to be heard. In oral arguments and written opinions, he joked, he criticized, and he judged. 

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Being Justice Scalia

Friday, February 19, 2016

Last spring, actor Edward Gero had to capture Scalia's multifaceted personality in "The Originalist," a stage play by John Strand performed at the Arena Stage in Washington D.C.

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Libya Airstrikes: A New Era in the War Against ISIS?

Friday, February 19, 2016

More than 30 people have been killed in a U.S. airstrike carried out against the self-proclaimed Islamic State.  Is President Obama opening a new front in the war against ISIS?

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The Trolls Are Winning: GamerGate Case Will Not Go to Trial

Thursday, February 18, 2016

While most states have passed legislation to prevent cyber harassment, the law often breaks down and fails to protect victims.

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The Next Flint? Toxic Water Crisis Hits Small Town in Upstate New York

Thursday, February 18, 2016

The EPA has found that the water in Hoosick Falls, New York has high levels of perfluoroctanoic acid, a man-made chemical used in everything from Teflon to food wrappers.

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The 2016 Election: What Would Jesus Do?

Thursday, February 18, 2016

On Thursday, Pope Francis came out to denounce Donald Trump, saying his plan to build a wall along the border "is not Christian." One pastor says the billionaire has his support.

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Ankara Attack May Complicate U.S.-Turkish Relations, Fight Against ISIS and Assad

Thursday, February 18, 2016

At least 28 people were killed in a car bomb in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Wednesday night. The militants accused in the attack are allies of the United States in Syria.

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Fighting the Zika Virus on the Front Lines in Brazil

Thursday, February 18, 2016

A report from São Paulo, where teams of public health workers are going door-to-door to talk to residents about Zika virus prevention. 

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War Worries Grow for GOP Convention

Thursday, February 18, 2016

If none of the candidates come away from primary season the requisite 1,237 delegates to clinch the nomination, they could face a contested convention, which hasn't happened since 1976.

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Supreme Court Fight Could Reshape the Senate

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The GOP hopes to block President Obama from appointing a successor for Justice Antonin Scalia, something that could hurt Republican senators facing tough re-election campaigns.

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First-Time Voters Stir Revolution in Both Parties

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

As the New Hampshire primary and Iowa caucus result show, young people are supporting Bernie Sanders in large numbers. But Republicans believe that they can also rally first-time voters.

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As Campaigns Leave New Hampshire, The Heroin Epidemic Remains

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Drug overdoses and deaths have skyrocketed in the Granite State, and New Hampshire voters are happy the issue has made it into this year’s presidential election.

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Live Free and Vote: Will New Hampshire Reshuffle the Deck?

Monday, February 08, 2016

Voters in New Hampshire will head to the polls on Tuesday to vote in the first presidential primary of the 2016 election. 

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When You're Married to Each Other — And to Politics

Friday, February 05, 2016

For the final installment of "Road Warriors: Life on the Campaign Trail," we speak with a couple that's done just about every job on the campaign trail.

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Your Skeletons Are Showing: Meet the People Who Find Dirt on Politicians

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Running for political office is a dirty business. And if you’re going to throw your hat in the ring, you better be prepared to grab a shovel and dig.

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Road Warriors: Campaign Trackers

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

For the second part of our series "Road Warriors: Life on the Campaign Trail," we look at "trackers," the people who make sure that everything an opponent says or does is on camera. 

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How to Steal Mitt Romney's Tie

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

As part of our series, "Road Warriors: Life on the Campaign Trail," we have a behind-the-scenes look at the makeup room at the Romney debates.

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Road Warriors: The Advance Team

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

The Takeaway's newest series explores the world behind political campaigns. We begin with a look at the job of the "advance" team—the people who make electoral events picture perfect. 

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