Tanzina Vega

Host, The Takeaway

Tanzina Vega appears in the following:

White House Contact Tracing Efforts Appear to Fall Short Following President Trump's COVID-19 Diagnosis

Tuesday, October 06, 2020

Officials in many of the areas that President Trump visited in the days before announcing he contracted the coronavirus say they have heard little or nothing from the federal government.

In Florida, Activists Race to Register Formerly Incarcerated People Ahead of Deadline

Tuesday, October 06, 2020

Floridians overwhelmingly voted in favor of restoring the franchise to the state’s formerly incarcerated population two years ago.

A Votar: Exploring the Issues that Matter Most to Latinos in the 2020 Election

Monday, October 05, 2020

The Takeaway kicks off our series, “A Votar: A Look at Latino Voters in the 2020 U.S. Election,” with a look at what polling data can tell us about the Latino electorate.

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Truth Gap Emerges as White House Attempts to Conceal President Trump's Full Medical Picture

Monday, October 05, 2020

The president’s sudden hospitalization has led to a yawning truth gap between what the White House knows about his condition and what the media and the public know.

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The Underground Railroad Helping Slaves Escape...to Mexico

Monday, October 05, 2020

We take a look at this little-known history, of how slaves escaped to Mexico.

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Amid Trump's COVID Diagnosis, A Look Back at Presidential Health in the White House

Monday, October 05, 2020

There’s a long history of health concerns in the White House, both physical and mental.

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California Sees New Wildfires In Northern Part of the State

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

A new batch of wildfires sparked in Northern California over the weekend forcing evacuations and blanketing the region in smoke.

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Live from a Pandemic, It's Saturday Night Live

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Six months after Saturday Night Live last filmed from its New York City studio, the show is returning and using rapid COVID-19 tests to allow audience members back in.

Wisconsin and Other Midwestern States See Concerning Rise in COVID-19 Cases

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The Takeaway checks in on the state of the virus across the country, including in Wisconsin and other hotspots, and what the public can expect in the coming months. 

Airline Industry to Face Another Devastating Blow

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

On Thursday, the $25 billion the airline industry received as part of the CARES Act back in April is set to expire.

The Role of Faith in Processing the Grief and Pain of 2020

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

In a year that feels never-ending when it comes to death and despair, many Americans are leaning on their faith to get through it.

African American Participation in Baseball is Down

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Major League Baseball and the Players Union have donated $10 million to the Players Alliance to boost Black numbers in baseball. 

Will Trump's Tax Record Matter to Voters?

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

On Sunday night, the New York Times published a bombshell investigation detailing President Donald Trump’s tax return data from the past two decades. 

Congress Passes Two Bills Addressing the Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

The two bills, called Savanna’s Act and the Not Invisible Act, attempt to strengthen local and federal law enforcement and security to address this crisis.

Virus' Spread Among Front-Line Food Workers Remains Elusive

Monday, September 28, 2020

States are largely not releasing comprehensive occupational data on the spread of COVID-19 among immigrant workers.

President Trump Picks Amy Coney Barrett as Nominee for Supreme Court

Monday, September 28, 2020

Popular with conservatives, Amy Coney Barrett was the leading contender to fill Justice Ginsburg’s seat.

What the Pandemic Has Meant for Division of Labor in the Home

Monday, September 28, 2020

Despite men spending more time at home, domestic responsibilities are disproportionately falling on women, everything from doing the housework to teaching their children.

New York Times Publishes Bombshell on Trump's Tax Returns

Monday, September 28, 2020

The New York Times got its hands on President Trump’s tax returns for the better part of two decades, including his first two years as president. 

Protests Erupt Around the Country After Grand Jury Announcement on Breonna Taylor Case

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Protests erupted around the country last night in reaction to the long-awaited decision in the case of the killing of Breonna Taylor.

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As School Year Begins, New Report Examines How Schools Survived Spring

Thursday, September 24, 2020

High schools across the country provided a variety of social services in order to meet the needs of lower-income students.

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