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Todd Zwillich

Washington Correspondent, The Takeaway

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

GOP Votes to Block Funding for Executive Action on Immigration

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The Republican leadership insists that the vote has nothing to do with immigration and that it's all about holding the president accountable for executive overreach.

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Science & Space in The New GOP Congress

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Sen. Ted Cruz is leading the committee overseeing space programs. Sen. Jim Inhofe, a climate change denier, is chairing a committee on the environment.

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Surprising Twist: GOP May Raise Gas Tax

Friday, January 09, 2015

A few powerful GOP senators are signaling that they're open to the idea—even House Speaker John Boehner, who personally opposes raising the gas tax, hasn't ruled it out.

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Boehner Takes Revenge on GOP Defectors

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Earlier this week, at least a few GOP lawmakers attempted to carry out a mutiny to unseat Speaker Boehner. And now some are facing retribution for voting against the Republican leader.

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One Doesn't Have To Be The Loneliest Number

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

More Americans are living alone than ever before, probably because it can be bliss. The Takeaway looks at the most satisfying, calming, and freeing things about living alone.

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Writing State Legislation - At Age 12

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Twelve year old C. J. Pearson is pushing Georgia lawmakers to lower the minimum age to run for a seat in Georgia's House of Representatives.

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2014's Big Ten On The Internet

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

If you found yourself perpetually without time to browse the web this year, Sean Rameswaram ups his Friday Five today with a year of the internet in review.

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The Rise of ISIS Amid A Year Of Foreign Policy Challenges

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Shadi Hamid, author of "Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East," looks back at the foreign policy events that changed the world in 2014 

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California To Allow Undocumented Immigrants Driving Privileges

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

The start of the new year means that immigrants living illegally in the state of California will be happy to head to the DMV this week to apply for a U.S. issued driver's license.

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How The Ebola Outbreak Might Have Been Stopped

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

A New York Times investigation found that better infrastructure and communication between countries could have prevented Ebola deaths in West Africa.  

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The Cold War: Boosting Your Immune System Would Do A World Of Harm

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Rushing to buy some vitamin C or another immune booster? Research says these are expensive placebos that likely do little, if anything at all, to boost your immune system... thankfully!

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Our Loved And Estranged American Armies

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Americans love and revere our armed service members. But the military makes up less than 1% of the population, and it's become poorly understood by the public and political leaders.

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Republican House Whip Denies Involvement With White Power Group

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is in hot water after news surfaced that he spoke to a white supremacists 12 years ago. Scalise says he didn't realize who the group was at the time.

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A Year Of Marijuana Reform Gives Hope For Future

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Cannabis decriminalization and legalization ballot initiatives had an almost 100% success rate this year. After a euphoric 2014, cannabis reformists are looking ahead to 2015 and beyond.

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The Rise Of Marijuana Gourmet Food

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

As states across the country reconsider their marijuana policies, even gourmet chefs are cashing in on edibles.

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The Best and Worst Food Trends of 2014

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

From ramen to pumpkin spice to smoked paprika, The Sporkful's Dan Pashman reviews the best and worst food trends of 2014. 

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AirAsia Flight 8501 Vanished Over Ocean

Monday, December 29, 2014

A Malaysia-based AirAsia jet was flying from Indonesia to Singapore when it dropped out of contact Sunday, 6:24 AM local time. The jet had 162 people on board and is still missing.

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What Was Wrong With 'Selma'

Monday, December 29, 2014

The movie "Selma" opened to grand accolades and raked in the cash on its Christmas Day release. That doesn't mean the movie was perfect. Here's what the film missed.

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U.S. Pays Heavy Price for No Ransom Policy

Monday, December 29, 2014

While European officials often pay millions to ensure the release of their kidnapped citizens, the U.S. refuses to pay ransom -- a policy that may have led to unnecessary deaths. 

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Our Passwords Tell Our Stories

Monday, December 29, 2014

The endless updating. The re-setting and re-tweaking. The incessant worrying. Passwords are terrible nuisance, but they're often born out of a deeply personal place in our lives.

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