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Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

How Politicians Are Reacting to the Paris Attacks

Monday, November 16, 2015

With the G20 summit on Sunday and Monday, as well as domestic political debates over the weekend, the attacks in Paris are being discussed by a number of lawmakers at home and abroad.

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A Short History of Charlie Brown, Lucy, and The Football

Friday, November 06, 2015

If there's one "Peanuts" moment that's seared in all of our minds, it's the one that appears after Lucy has yanked away Charlie Brown's football. Falling backwards, he cries "AUGH!"

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A New Direction: Secretary LaHood on the Dangers Ahead for the GOP

Friday, November 06, 2015

Ray LaHood, former secretary of transportation and an Illinois congressman, is a Republican, but he celebrates his bipartisan accomplishments and urges other lawmakers to do the same. 

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Mexico's Move to Legalize Marijuana a 'Train Wreck'

Friday, November 06, 2015

On Wednesday, a Mexican Supreme Court ruling declared that individuals should have the right to grow marijuana for personal use. One DEA agent says that's a terrible idea.

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The Russian Jet Crash: Capturing the Terror Narrative

Friday, November 06, 2015

As details surrounding the Metrojet crash continue to emerge, officials are being forced to consider whether this act of terror will force the U.S. to reshape its strategy in the region.

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American Jailed in Mexico for Taking on the Drug Cartels

Friday, November 06, 2015

Nestora Salgado is an American citizen who took on the drug cartels in her home state of Guerrero, Mexico. Now she sits in a jail cell awaiting justice. 

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Paul Ryan Suggests Government Shutdown Might Still Happen

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

During his first press conference as speaker of the House, Paul Ryan said he was open to attaching new policies to the budget before the December 11 deadline. 

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Republicans Choose Their Speaker

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

House Republicans begin the process of electing their new speaker today, and it's set to be Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan. Hear how he would change the role itself.

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Congress, White House Reach Tentative Budget Deal

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich explains how the two warring parties were able to reach a tentative agreement ahead of the Nov. 3 deadline. 

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Time to Go Vegetarian? Report Finds Processed Meats Can Cause Cancer

Monday, October 26, 2015

A new report from the World Health Organization finds that processed meats like bacon and hot dogs can cause cancer, and that red meat itself is a carcinogen. 

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The 'Gig' is Up

Monday, October 26, 2015

Companies like Uber and TaskRabbit have been thriving in the so-called "gig economy." But the gig may soon be up, thanks to a number of class action lawsuits. 

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Why Trump is More Like Reagan Than You Think

Monday, October 26, 2015

Populism, mastery of media, and even the hair make Donald Trump more Reagan-like than many Republicans want to admit.

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Fareed Zakaria on The Future of The Middle East

Monday, October 26, 2015

A new CNN documentary hosted by Fareed Zakaria reexamines the lead-up to the Iraq War, the diplomatic missteps on the ground, the debate over the troop surge and the American withdrawal.

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Powerful Quake Strikes South Asia

Monday, October 26, 2015

The epicenter of the 7.5 magnitude earthquake was about 160 miles northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan but has been felt as far away as New Delhi, India.

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New Testing Guidelines: Will Stressed Out Kids Catch a Break?

Monday, October 26, 2015

This weekend, President Obama announced a new initiative to reduce the amount of time schools spend on standardized testing. 

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TV Comic Elected President of Guatemala

Monday, October 26, 2015

Dubbed the Donald Trump of Guatemala, comedian Jimmy Morales has no political experience.

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Joe Biden is Out. Will Paul Ryan Be In?

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

On Wednesday in the Rose Garden, V.P. Biden announced that he would not enter the race for 2016. Nearby on Capitol Hill, lawmakers are considering Rep. Paul Ryan for House speaker.

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McCarthy Abruptly Withdraws from Speaker Race

Thursday, October 08, 2015

In a surprise twist, Rep. Kevin McCarthy abruptly dropped out of the race for speaker of the House of Representatives on Thursday.

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Congress Has a Chance to Lift the CDC Ban on Studying Guns. Will They?

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

With a big budget deal in the works between President Obama and congressional leaders, Congress has a chance to change the ban on CDC research into gun related health issues.

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Another Mass Shooting in America

Friday, October 02, 2015

Another mass shooting occurred on Thursday, this time in Roseburg, Oregon at Umpqua Community College, about 180 miles south of Portland.

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