Tanzina Vega

Host, The Takeaway

Tanzina Vega appears in the following:

Has COVID-19 Disrupted Our Sense of Time?

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Depending on the month, week, day, or even hour, time either drags on forever, or is gone in the blink of an eye, these days.  

Former RNC Chair Michael Steele on Why He's Fighting to Defeat Donald Trump

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Michael Steele is the former chair of the Republican National Committee, but this year Steele joined The Lincoln Project to ensure that President Donald Trump is not reelected.

A Votar: Why President Trump's Messaging is Resonating with Many Cuban American Voters

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

A majority of Cuban Americans in Florida backed President Trump in 2016, and recent polling suggests that their support for the president has increased in 2020.

How We Give and Receive Help During the Pandemic

Monday, October 19, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has forced many of us to rethink how and when we ask for and offer help. 

Amazon Workers are Feeling the Crunch Amid the Pandemic

Monday, October 19, 2020

Nearly 20,000 workers have contracted COVID-19.

Making Sense of Mainstream Media Coverage of the 2020 Election

Thursday, October 15, 2020

With less than three weeks to Election Day, The Takeaway checks in on how the mainstream media is covering the election and other major issues of the moment.

In 2020, a Record Number of Black Candidates Vying for Senate Seats

Thursday, October 15, 2020

In 2020, six Black non-incumbent candidates have won their party’s nomination for U.S. Senate races. 

Why Motherhood is Central at Supreme Court's Confirmation Hearings

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Judge Barrett has been especially praised by Republicans for her role as a mother to seven children and how she’s been able to balance that with her professional ambition. 

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Justice Delayed: How Children are Hurting from Delays in Child Support and Custody Cases

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

With the pandemic, child support and child custody cases have also been placed on the back burner.

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Breaking Down 2020's High Early Voting Numbers

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

More than ten million people have already cast their ballots in the 2020 election, roughly ten times the number who had voted at this point in the 2016 election.

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The Politicization of Science Under the Trump Administration

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Since President Trump took office, he and his administration have consistently refuted—and acted contrary to—the advice of scientists. 

The Met's First Full-time Curator of Native American Art on Celebrating and Sharing Native Work

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Patricia Marroquin Norby joins The Takeaway to talk about her role as the curator of Native American Art for the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

How Could Democrats Change the Make-Up of the Supreme Court?

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Judge Amy Coney Barrett will be President Trump's third nominee to the Supreme Court, which has undergone a rapid ideological transformation in four years.

A Votar: The Defining Puerto Rican Vote

Monday, October 12, 2020

We break down how politicians may — or may not be — appealing to Puerto Rican voters in the lead-up to November.

Rise of Violent Militias Prompts National Fears After Foiled Kidnapping Plot

Monday, October 12, 2020

The arrests of Michigan militia members renewed a conversation about the presence of once-dormant extremists who have ratcheted up operations during the pandemic.

In the U.S., Latinas Bear the Brunt of the Pandemic's Economic Toll

Monday, October 12, 2020

Latinas were the only group who saw unemployment go up from August to September.

What a Biden Presidency Would Mean for LGBTQ+ Rights

Thursday, October 08, 2020

For the past four years, President Donald Trump has chipped away at the rights of LGBTQ+ people in America.

From Environment to Missing and Murdered Women and Girls: What Matters to Native American Voters Now

Thursday, October 08, 2020

We talk to Rebecca Nagle, a citizen of the Cherokee nation, journalist, and host of the podcast This Land. 

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.

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.