Todd Zwillich

Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

Dental Care in America: A Hidden Public Health Crisis

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Some 49 million Americans live in places where there are not enough dentists. In those areas, it’s often hard to get an appointment, even if you have private insurance.

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With Clock Ticking, GOP Repeal and Replace Plan Stalls Again

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

There are four days left for Republicans to pass a healthcare bill that would require only 50 votes. And that means a week of chaos on Capitol Hill. 

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Newly-Discovered Work Brings Mark Twain Into the 21st Century

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

A previously undiscovered work by Mark Twain is out today and its adapters' decision to change the race of the main character has drawn objections from several scholars. 

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In the Trump Era, Who Decides What Patriotism Means?

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

From the debate over Confederate monuments to NFL kneeling protests, patriotism and nationalism are manifesting in new and different ways in this political climate.

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Should This Book Be Banned?

Monday, September 25, 2017

To mark the start of the 35th annual Banned Books Week, The Takeaway sits down with the creators of "This One Summer," the American Library Association's most challenged book of 2016. 

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Trump Administration Rolls Out New Travel Ban

Monday, September 25, 2017

On Sunday, the Trump Administration updated its travel ban, just hours before it was set to expire. 

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How Special Ops Became Central to the War On Terror

Monday, September 25, 2017

As President Trump steps up the use of special operations forces, Retro Report explores how two historic military missions helped set the stage.

Battles Over Free Speech, From the Football Field to the College Campus

Monday, September 25, 2017

Professional athletes came out in protest this weekend, just days before a controversial free speech event was set to take place at the University of California, Berkeley. 

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In Puerto Rico, The Situation Is 'Dire' After Hurricane Maria

Monday, September 25, 2017

The island's delegate to Congress says the storm has set Puerto Rico back 20 to 30 years.

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Athletes Take a Knee, From the Football Field to the Baseball Diamond

Monday, September 25, 2017

#TakeAKnee was trending Sunday as athletes, coaches, team owners and even a National Anthem singer responded in protest to comments made by President Donald Trump.

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Police Shooting of Deaf Man Raises Questions

Friday, September 22, 2017

“He can’t hear!” neighbors shouted on Tuesday night in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, as police officers approached a deaf man who was holding a metal pipe as he stood outside his home.

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Beyond Trump: The Issues You May Have Missed At the U.N. General Assembly

Friday, September 22, 2017

President Trump’s speech at the United Nations General Assembly garnered the most attention, but there were a number of important issues on the agenda at this year's assembly. 

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Citizens Mobilizing in Mexico City Rescue Efforts

Friday, September 22, 2017

The death toll from Mexico's 7.1 magnitude earthquake is still rising. With a deep, distrust of the Mexican government, citizens are volunteering in mass to rescue survivors.

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Four Seasons In, 'Transparent' Still Makes a Powerful Statement

Friday, September 22, 2017

The Takeaway sits down with "Transparent" creator Jill Soloway and two of the series' stars to talk about how the show’s depiction of gender sets it apart from anything else on TV. 

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“Art is queer. It's ours—it belongs to us."

Friday, September 22, 2017

The Takeaway sits down with "Transparent" creator Jill Soloway, and two of the series' stars, to talk about how the show’s depiction of gender sets it apart from anything else on TV.

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Despite Medicaid Uncertain, Kansas Comes Out For Graham-Cassidy Repeal

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer of Kansas joins The Takeaway to talk about the Republicans' latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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Witnessing the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Thursday, September 21, 2017

A firsthand account from a mission to the Bangladesh-Myanmar border, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees are fleeing violence.

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Senate GOP Agrees to $1.5 Trillion Tax Cut

Thursday, September 21, 2017

On Tuesday, Senate Republicans agreed to a $1.5 trillion tax cut over the next 10 years. Critics are worried that the plan will increase the federal deficit. 

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Houston and Florida Are on The Road to Recovery

Thursday, September 21, 2017

After Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, both Texas and Florida are on the road to recovery, but how long that recovery will take, both physically and mentally, remains to be seen.

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Puerto Rico Reels from Hurricane Maria

Thursday, September 21, 2017

The last time the U.S. territory endured a storm this strong was in 1928.

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