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Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

How the Air Conditioner Changed America

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The air conditioner has become a key tool in the preservation of art and artifacts, and it also changed American politics and geography.

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Saudi Oil Company May Open for Investment

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Saudi Aramco, the largest energy company in the world based on the size of its oil reserves, may float shares of its business.

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Fact and Fiction in The Buildup to Iowa

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Less than a week away from the Iowa caucuses, we look at just how important this next week is for the 2016 race. 

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Denmark Approves Controversial Law to Seize Refugee Assets

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

A new law in Denmark would allow the search and seizure of valuable assets from asylum seekers. The government says the income will help pay for the burden of caring for these refugees.

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Dems Use Trump Card in Refugee Vote

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Using campaign politics, Senate Democrats blocked a bill that would have tightened screenings of refugees from Syria and Iraq. 

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A Crisis With No End in Flint

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The mayor of Flint, Michigan discusses the city's water crisis, and a local business owner explains how his restaurant has been trying to survive in the face of contaminated water.

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SCOTUS Will Rule On Obama's Immigration Actions Ahead of 2016 Election

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The case will be argued during the first half of this year with a decision expected in June—just weeks before Democrats and Republicans select nominees for the 2016 election.

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Cheekiness, Enthusiasm, Regret: Obama's Last SOTU Seeks to Shake Things Up

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

President Obama's last State of the Union address was billed by the administration as "non-traditional." But was it really so different?

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Why the CDC Can't Research Gun Violence

Friday, January 08, 2016

A nearly twenty-year-old ban effectively prevents the CDC from researching gun violence, even though the Congressman who sponsored it, Jay Dickey, has called it a mistake. 

Zwillich: 'Bowie is the Most Influential Living Musician'

Friday, January 08, 2016

Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich is a David Bowie superfan. On Bowie's birthday, Todd argues why Bowie is the most influential musician alive today. 

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Top Democrat Steve Israel Retires

Thursday, January 07, 2016

After 16 years, Congressman Steve Israel is retiring from politics. He says he simply couldn't make another phone call for money. 

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What Congress Hopes to Accomplish in 2016

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

With Congress back from winter break, Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich looks ahead to what's on the Congressional docket in 2016. 

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Historic Floods in the Midwest

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Unusual winter flooding in Missouri this week has left dozens dead, and forced the evacuation of a number of towns. 

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Microsoft Develops Vote-Counting App For Iowa Caucus

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

The Iowa caucus is a notoriously complicated event that resulted in a miscount in 2012. For 2016, both parties are using a new app, designed to improve accuracy.  

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Inside The Government's Secret Surveillance Catalogue

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

The U.S. government has a multitude of tools and devices that our military and intelligence agencies use to collect data from cell phones.

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How Profits, Not People, Drive The Internet

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

So-called "digital dissenters" say companies like Facebook and Google restrict our online experience to widen their profit margins. 

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Encryption: The Next Battle for Civil Liberties?

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Julian Sanchez, senior fellow at the Cato Institute, says diminishing encryption would open up technology to weaknesses that could be “exploited by the bad guys.” 

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The Splinternet: A New Era of Censorship, Surveillance, and Cyberwarfare

Monday, December 28, 2015

For more than a decade, the internet has become a seemingly borderless land of free flowing information. But not everyone wants the world wide web to be an open platform.

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Texas Twisters are Deadliest in Decades

Monday, December 28, 2015

The Christmas weekend was marred by storms throughout America's southern and central states. Nearly a dozen people were killed after a series of tornadoes swept through areas of Texas.

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Sanders, Christie Head to Iowa Before the New Year

Monday, December 28, 2015

Presidential candidates are squeezing in yet another trip to Iowa before the upcoming caucuses. 

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