Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

Executive Angst: Understanding America’s Presidential Power Struggle

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Executive power has expanded and contracted over time. But what does the Constitution actually say about the power of the presidency? Find out in this special Presidents’ Day podcast.  

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Foreign Policy Questions Swirl Around Trump Administration

Friday, February 17, 2017

From Russia and Iran to immigration and Yemen, the Trump Administration is facing mounting questions about its approach to foreign policy. 

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Puzder's Baggage Led to Nomination's Failure

Thursday, February 16, 2017

The second casualty of the Trump cabinet came on Wednesday. Andrew Pudzer withdrew his nomination for Labor Secretary amid concerns that he would not be confirmed. 

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The View from Moscow, Puzder's Done, Fake Voting Fraud

Thursday, February 16, 2017

On today's show: What does America look like right now from Russia, Andrew Puzder's failed nomination to Labor, lack of voting fraud in New Hampshire.

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Reports Show Trump Campaign in Touch with Russia

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

There has been a chorus of leaks depicting a presidential campaign in touch with senior Russian intelligence officials weeks before the 2016 election.

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Flynn Out, Atrocities in Syria, Oroville Dam

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

On today's show: Flynn is out as National Security Adviser, the latest from Syria, and more rain is coming to northern California, where crews are repairing the Oroville Dam's spillways

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Refugee Organizations Stressed, ACA Replacement Proposals, Fate of the Obama Movement after '08

Thursday, February 09, 2017

On today's show: How the travel ban is stressing refugee organizations, what the ACA replacement proposals look like and whatever happened to the Obama movement after '08, anyway?

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Warren Cut Off During Senate Debate

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Warren was silenced by a Senate rule after she read from a 30-year-old letter by Coretta Scott King accusing Jeff Sessions of racial bias. 

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Senate Votes on Controversial DeVos

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Republican donor Betsy DeVos quickly became a lightning rod for Democrats' criticism during her confirmation hearings. 

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Travel Ban Questions Answered, Protests in Romania, The History of Today's Divide

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

On today's show: A look at where the travel ban stands, why half a million turned out in Romania to protest, the roots of segregation in America. 

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Trump Begins Dismantling Obama's Economic Legacy

Monday, February 06, 2017

President Trump has called the Dodd-Frank Act "a disaster" and believes eliminating regulations on lending will bolster the economy. Barney Frank, who co-sponsored the law, disagrees.

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The FBI's Secret Rules

Monday, February 06, 2017

The FBI wields considerably more power today than they did 15 years ago.

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War Escalates in Eastern Ukraine

Monday, February 06, 2017

An uptick in violence in Russia-occupied Ukraine forces Trump to reconcile with Putin's aggressive tendencies.

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What Progressives Can Learn from Right Wing Organizing

Friday, February 03, 2017

At a moment of critical energy and frustration for the Democratic Party, progressives may be able to learn from the coordination and success of the Tea Party movement. 

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Re-Examining the Death Penalty in Florida

Friday, February 03, 2017

A look at Florida's death row, as inmates, victims, and the justice system grapples with a 2016 Supreme Court decision ordering the state to change the death penalty process.

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Australia Asks America to Take Refugees

Friday, February 03, 2017

An Obama Administration agreement about asylum seekers causes a rift between President Trump and Australia Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. 

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Life According to 'Saved By the Bell'

Friday, February 03, 2017

Television producer Peter Engel shares memories from his hit 90s television show "Saved By the Bell." 

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Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

Friday, February 03, 2017

Reviews of "The Comedian," "The Space Between Us," and "The Salesman." 

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Turn It Up To Eleven With These Music Documentaries

Friday, February 03, 2017

Culture reporter Melissa Locker reviews music documentaries about the evolution of punk rock, heavy metal, iconic festivals and the birth of hip-hop.

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Republicans Look to Roll Back Obama Regulations

Thursday, February 02, 2017

While the Supreme Court nomination and executive order signings attract the headlines, Republican leaders are getting into the fine print to erase Obama-era regulations.

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