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Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

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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A Brief History of the Christmas Card

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

In the digital era, it may surprise you to learn that Americans still purchase approximately 1.6 billion Christmas cards each year.

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Big Data Elections: What Political Campaigns Know About You

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Both the Republican and Democratic parties are in the big data game. Find out how political data is captured, what is known about voters like you, and how your information is used.

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Afghanistan: America's $17 Billion Boondoggle

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

As news breaks that six U.S. soldiers were killed in a suicide attack, a new investigation from ProPublica finds that the U.S. has wasted $17 billion in Afghanistan since 2009.

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Is That Artisanal Food Gift Really So Luxurious?

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Not all luxury food gifts being shilled this time of year are what they're cut out to be. The Sporkful's Dan Pashman explains.  

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The Mayor of Dallas Welcomes Refugees

Monday, December 21, 2015

Dallas has taken in more than 1,400 refugees from around the world so far this year.

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Stress That Kills? Study Says Being a World Leader Ages You Quicker

Monday, December 21, 2015

Does the stress of being a world leader age you? Does it shorten your life? A new study suggests the answer to both questions is yes. 

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Taking on the Critics of the COP21 Agreement

Monday, December 21, 2015

World leaders achieved a landmark deal on climate change earlier this month. Now comes the hard part: Implementing it. Despite previous failures, one environmental leader is hopeful.

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Is the DNC Favoring Hillary Over Bernie?

Monday, December 21, 2015

Is the Democratic Party giving Hillary Clinton an unfair advantage? Lisa Lerer, national politics reporter for the Associated Press, weighs in.

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The Future of Media? The NYT Ventures into Virtual Reality

Friday, December 18, 2015

The editor-in-chief of The New York Times Magazine discusses the future of media, the impact of entertainment on news, and the ethics of pursuing virtual reality as a news medium.

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Congress Says No Deal on Federal Budget

Friday, December 11, 2015

It's not likely that Congress will reach its budget deadline at midnight tonight. Instead, lawmakers are expected to push for a short-term budget bill to keep the government open.

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Congress Warns Secret Service is 'In Crisis'

Thursday, December 10, 2015

A new report documents years of indiscretions made by Secret Service agents, including prostitutes, drunk driving, and failing to stop a White House intruder. Can the agency be fixed?

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On San Bernardino

Thursday, December 03, 2015

In the wake of the mass shooting in San Bernardino, a look at the ban on CDC research into gun violence and how the families of victims manage the media. 
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History Rigged? This is Why Some Are Calling COP21 a 'Farce'

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Some are arguing that the Paris talks are rigged to reach a deal no matter what. Is COP21 more of a photo-op than an indicator of real change on climate policies?

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TURPAC: The PACs and Politics of Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

From farmer subsidies, Turkey PACs, and potato-lobbying, Thanksgiving and political spending have more in common than you might think in determining what gets on your table.

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