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Todd Zwillich

Washington Correspondent, The Takeaway

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

As the Economic Downturn Hits Under the Christmas Tree

Monday, December 07, 2009

For many families the holidays are a time of togetherness, good food and especially, presents. But in the middle of an economic downturn, it is harder than ever for many families to s...

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Senate to Vote on Abortion Coverage in Healthcare Bill

Monday, December 07, 2009

The President made a rare visit to Capitol Hill this Sunday to urge Democratic lawmakers to "finish the job" of hammering out the details in the health care reform bill currently on t...

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This Week's Agenda with Reihan Salam and Adam Mynott

Monday, December 07, 2009

Reihan Salam, fellow at the New America Foundation; and Adam Mynott, BBC world affairs correspondent, look at the week's agenda: what to look for from Copenhagen as international clim...

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Takeouts: TARP, Openly Gay Bishop, Undefeated NFL Teams

Monday, December 07, 2009

Money Takeout: Louise Story, of The New York Times,tells us about the unexpectedly good news about TARP bailout money: almost all of it will be paid back! So the next question is, w...

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Credit Crunch Leaves Small Businesses Wanting

Monday, December 07, 2009

At last week's White House Jobs Summit, small business owners from across the country pressed President Obama on dozens of issues related to the economic downturn. Credit, though, was...

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Unemployment Numbers Lower Than Expected

Friday, December 04, 2009

We talk with our friend, University of Maryland economist and business professor Peter Morici, about what this morning's slightly-reduced unemployment numbers say about the state of the economy.

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Homeland Security Sec. Janet Napolitano

Friday, December 04, 2009

This week, President Obama proclaimed that terrorists in the border regions of Afghanistan and Pakistan are plotting new attacks aimed at American soil. The person tasked with prevent...

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Arizona Child Care Hit Hard by State Budget Cuts

Friday, December 04, 2009

In cash-strapped Arizona this week, a program that provides monthly subsidies of about $350 to help working parents pay for child care turned away their 10,000 child. Those 10,000 chi...

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'World Have Your Say' on Tiger Woods

Friday, December 04, 2009

More than a week after Tiger Woods' car accident, the buzz about his personal life shows no signs of waning – and it’s not just in the United States. The debate about privacy, celeb...

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President Obama, Jobs, and the Congressional Black Caucus

Friday, December 04, 2009

Politico is calling it a "Family Feud" on Capital Hill. Mounting tension between the Congressional Black Caucus and one-time member, now-President Barack Obama, seems to be coming to ...

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Takeouts: NBC/Comcast, NFL Preview, Listeners on Jobs

Friday, December 04, 2009

Business Takeout: Yesterday, Comcast announced a deal to buy a majority stake in NBC from General Electric. TIME media and TV critic James Poniewozik discusses how this new media co...

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Overhauling States' Stretched Unemployment Funds

Friday, December 04, 2009

The Bureau of Labor Statistics will release November's unemployment numbers this morning; most observers expect unemployment to rise once again. Millions of Americans are either un- o...

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Weekend Movies: 'Brothers,' 'Everybody's Fine,' 'Up in the Air'

Friday, December 04, 2009

For this week's movie roundup, contributor Rafer Guzman reviews "Brothers," with Natalie Portman, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Tobey McGuire; "Everybody's Fine," with Robert DeNiro and Drew B...

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Detroiters Tell their Car Stories at The Moth

Friday, December 04, 2009

Last night the storytellers at The Moth in Detroit took on the topic closest to Motor City's heart: cars. Alex Trajano, host of the event, shares the winning story with us and some ob...

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Takeouts: Journalism for Sale, World Cup Draw, "The Waiting Room"

Friday, December 04, 2009

Business Takeout: Louise Story tells us about a controversial new procedure at the Dallas Morning News and several other papers owned by the A.H. Belo Corporation, which asks some j...

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Contractor Roles Increase As Afghanistan War Escalates

Friday, December 04, 2009

You might call military contractors the absent presence in President Obama’s Tuesday speech announcing his new strategy in Afghanistan. There are currently 104,000 military contractor...

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Takeouts: Bernanke, Congress, Listeners on Afghanistan

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Listener Takeout: Listeners respond to President Obama's speech and plans for the war in Afghanistan, as well as our piece on vinyl records.  Money Takeout: Louise Story of The New...

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President to Send Additional Troops to Afghanistan

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

In a speech at West Point last night, President Obama announced he will send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan starting early next year.  He also discussed an exit strategy that he ho...

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Takeouts: War Funding, States' Funding, Ticketing Tiger

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Washington Takeout: Todd Zwillich says now that President Obama has laid out his strategy for the war in Afghanistan, another war is beginning: the fight over how we're going to pay...

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Takeouts: Congress Spends, Financial Reform, Tiger Woods

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Washington Takeout: Todd Zwillich tells us that for the first time in history, a disclosure on the amount of money that Congress spends on itself is available online. Todd took a lo...

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