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Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

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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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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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. 

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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Manhattan DA Says Encrypted Phones Can Halt Justice

Monday, December 28, 2015

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance says cell phone and app encryption impedes law enforcement officials' ability to investigate and prosecute crime.

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Women and The Military Prepare for Combat

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

The various branches of the military have until January 1, 2016 to submit their plans on integrating women into combat roles. 

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Sectarian Divisions Color Fight for Ramadi

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

With U.S. air support, Iraqi forces are poised to take Ramadi back from ISIS, but civilians may not trust the Shiite-led government much more. 

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Donald and Ronald: Is Trump Really Like Reagan?

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

As Trump climbs in the polls, the GOP establishment remains largely unsettled. But they had the same panic when Reagan ran in 1976 and again in 1980.

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How Debt Buyers Created a $100 Billion Industry

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

If you found yourself reeling at the banking and lending practices that led to the catastrophic implosion of the U.S. housing market, you may be distressed to hear this story.

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