Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

Without Action, Obama Will Leave Behind a 'Humanitarian Abomination' in Syria

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Ambassador Frederic Hof says it is not too late for this administration to offer some degree of protection to civilians in Syria. 

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Wildfires Engulf Cities in Eastern Tennessee

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Wildfires roared into Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and the surrounding area, leaving at least seven dead, injuring dozens, and destroying more than 250 buildings.

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On World AIDS Day, Progress in Pediatric HIV

Thursday, December 01, 2016

It's World AIDS Day. Though progress has been made, globally, more than 35 million people are living with HIV today, and about 2.6 million of those people are children.

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South Korea's President Looks For a Way Out

Thursday, December 01, 2016

South Korean President Park Geun-hye has asked parliament to decide how she can step down following a corruption scandal that has created a political crisis. 

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Arctic Sea Ice Hits Record Lows

Thursday, December 01, 2016

This could be the warmest November in the Arctic in recorded history.

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Aleppo in Rubble, Arctic Ice, Political Cartoons

Thursday, December 01, 2016

On today's show: The crisis in Syria; environmental dangers, Alison Bechdel on her comic strip "Dykes to Watch Out For."

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The Rise of the Global Far-Right

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Globally, the influence of the far-right continues to grow. Where will nationalist parties gain power next?

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House Democrats Select Nancy Pelosi as Minority Leader

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Despite challenges for new leadership after the election, Rep. Nancy Pelosi won over House Democrats in a vote of 134 to 63.

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Immigrant Due Process Reaches the Supreme Court

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Today, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments concerning whether immigrants held for deportation must eventually be guaranteed a bond hearing and possible release from custody.

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Trump Picks Goldman Sachs Alum for Treasury Secretary

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Steven Mnuchin served as finance chair of Trump's presidential campaign.

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The Global Far-Right, Conflict Origins at Standing Rock, Pardon Appeals

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

On today's show: Nationalist movements around the world; the ongoing battle over the Dakota Access Pipeline; a push to pardon whistleblowers like Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning.

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Obama’s Last Chance to Let Whistleblowers Make Their Case

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

As President Obama's final term wraps up, activists have been trying to convince the White House to pardon whistleblowers before Donald Trump and his administration come into power.

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Trump's Infrastructure Plan: Just a Tax Cut for the Rich?

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump has made infrastructure spending one of the hallmarks of his campaign, but some say wealthy private investors will benefit most from the plan.

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Jill Stein's Recount: What's Next

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Requesting a recount is an expensive and bureaucratic process. In Michigan alone, nearly five million votes from over 6,000 precincts will need to be reassessed by hand.

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With HHS Pick, The GOP Mobilizes to End Obamacare

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

If confirmed by the Senate, Rep. Tom Price will have an annual budget of $1 trillion and would be in a position to help dismantle one of President Obama's signature achievements.

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Supreme Court to Re-Examine Intellectual Disability and Execution

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The court will decide if the state of Texas has used unfair mental health criteria to sentence an intellectually disabled man to death. 

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Dylann Roof Jury Selection Underway

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Dylann Roof is standing trial for the fatal shooting of nine black parishioners at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Infrastructure Investments, Chess Champions, Denouncing Fidel Castro

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

On today's show: Evaluating Donald Trump's promise to invest in infrastructure; how millennials are shaping chess; a Cuban-American pushes back against Fidel Castro's legacy.

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Maya Angelou: A Life Spent Pushing Boundaries

Monday, November 28, 2016

A new documentary on Dr. Maya Angelou takes a look back at the key moments of her life as an activist, writer, poet, and dancer.

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The Wisconsin Recount: What You Need to Know

Monday, November 28, 2016

Hillary Clinton's campaign has agreed to participate in a vote recount effort in Wisconsin led by Green Party candidate Jill Stein. Recounts are also likely in Michigan and Pennsylvania.

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