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Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

Effective Justice: How States Reformed Prisons Way Before The Feds

Friday, October 02, 2015

When Texas passed sweeping reforms to their criminal justice system, three prisons were closed and violent crime went down. Now Congress is following their example. 

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U.S. Eyes Putin With Skepticism as Russia Moves in on Syria

Friday, October 02, 2015

On day three of Russia's airstrikes in Syria, we look at the chasm between how the U.S. and Syria are dealing with the crisis. 

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Does Football Still Belong in Schools?

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Over the weekend, a New Jersey high school quarterback died after sustaining game-related injuries. Now some are questioning if the game still has a place in schools.

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Massey CEO on Trial in Mine Disaster

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship faces criminal charges from the 2010 Upper Big Branch Mine explosion that killed 29 people. His trial begins tomorrow.  

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The 'Y2K' of Health Care is Upon Us

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Tomorrow, doctors and insurers will have to adopt a new set of illness and payment codes. Some doctors worry it might be the "Y2K" of medicine.

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Why Doping Regulations are Bad for Sports

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

A new documentary, "Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports," argues that anti-doping efforts have been both intrusive for athletes, and ineffective at reducing doping.

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Planned Parenthood Head Pushes Back Against GOP

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

On Capitol Hill, Cecile Richards forcefully disputed claims that Planned Parenthood sells fetal tissue, saying the accusations are “offensive and categorically untrue.”

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A Former Rikers Worker Calls Solitary Confinement Torture

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Mary Buser, who spent a decade working as a mental health professional at Rikers Island, says that solitary confinement was wrongfully and indiscriminately used to punish inmates.

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Alaska's Governor on the Loss of Shell Oil

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Without Shell, local Alaskans and members of the oil and gas industry are left wondering how the state will move forward. Alaskan Gov. Bill Walker weighs in here.

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As Death Toll Climbs, Ukraine Makes U.N. Appeal

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

In the last 17 months, 8,000 people have been killed in Ukraine since war broke out between government forces and pro-Russian. The Ukrainian president is hoping that the U.N. can help.

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Do Good Liars Make Great Leaders?

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The truth about good leaders is that they are often less honest than they appear.

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What We Got Wrong About Columbine

Monday, September 28, 2015

Original news reports of the Columbine high school massacre described the two shooters as asocial members of the "Trench Coat Mafia." But years of research debunks that explanation.

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The Mermaid Economy is Real

Monday, September 28, 2015

There are at least 1,000 people working as professional mermaids and mermen in the United States. Linden Wolbert is one of them. 

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What Volkswagen Can Learn from GM and Chrysler

Monday, September 28, 2015

To get out of the emissions scandal, Volkswagen will need a strong leader, says Bob Lutz, former vice chairman of General Motors and former president of Chrysler.

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How Ohio Is Reacting to Boehner's Resignation

Monday, September 28, 2015

House Speaker John Boehner's resignation was most felt in small Ohio towns where the speaker has his roots. 

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Time for Tough Talk With Putin?

Monday, September 28, 2015

Today, President Obama meets with President Vladimir Putin for the first time since Russia annexed Crimea. Many hope Obama will take a tougher stance on Russian aggression.

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A New Twist in the Hillary Clinton Email Controversy

Monday, September 28, 2015

New evidence suggests Mrs. Clinton was using a private email address at the State Department earlier than she previously stated.

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Momentum Builds for Criminal Justice Reform

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Despite the frequent gridlock, there is widespread support for prison reform in Congress. But the moment to act may be passing. 

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A Migrant Pilgrimage to Meet The Pope

Friday, September 18, 2015

Immigration activists are making a 100 mile pilgrimage from Pennsylvania to Washington, D.C. to deliver messages of hope and fairness to Pope Francis. 

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Congress Is Back in Session, And There's Already Plenty of Drama

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Lawmakers have less than two weeks to vote on the Iran deal, negotiate a budget deal, decide on funding for Planned Parenthood and more. 

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