Todd Zwillich

Interim Host and Takeaway Washington Correspondent

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

Federal Funding Bill Introduced for Disconnected Youth

Monday, June 19, 2017

Across the United States, there are an estimated 4.9 million "disconnected youths" ages 16 to 24 who are neither working nor in school.

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After the Castile Verdict, Where Is the NRA?

Monday, June 19, 2017

Officer Jeronimo Yanez was found not guilty for the shooting death of Philando Castile, who was a licensed gun owner and told Yanez he was carrying a weapon when he was pulled over.

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Forest Fire Leaves More Than 60 Dead in Portugal

Monday, June 19, 2017

A forest fire in central Portugal killed more than 60 people over the weekend. Government officials expect the death toll to rise as rescue workers continue to assess the damage. 

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Terror Attack Strikes London Mosque

Monday, June 19, 2017

One man is dead, and at least 10 are injured. A suspect has been arrested, and eyewitnesses say the man was heard shouting “I want to kill all Muslims.”  

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History's Most Expensive Congressional Race Down to the Wire

Monday, June 19, 2017

On Tuesday, voters in Georgia's 6th Congressional District will choose between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel after the most expensive race in history.

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London Fire Escalates Political Tension for May

Monday, June 19, 2017

After a fire tore through a public housing building in London, U.K. citizens are furious with the government of Prime Minister Theresa May. 

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With Juneteenth, America Can Shine a Light on Its Dark Past

Monday, June 19, 2017

Isabel Wilkerson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Warmth of Other Suns," explains why she believes Juneteenth should be recognized as a national holiday.

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Trump Announces New Cuba Policy

Friday, June 16, 2017

President Trump will visit Florida today. He's expected to announce a rollback of the Obama Administration's Cuba policy.

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Russia Probe: Get to Know Robert Mueller's Investigative 'A-Team'

Friday, June 16, 2017

Former FBI Director and Special Counsel Robert Mueller is wasting no time assembling his team of attorneys to investigate the Trump team's alleged ties to Russia.

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Following Clash, U.S. Issues Charges Against Turkish Body Guards

Friday, June 16, 2017

Police have announced charges against the security detail of Turkish President Erdoğan. The body guards allegedly beat protesters outside of the Turkish ambassador's residence in D.C.

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Film Review: 'All Eyez on Me'

Friday, June 16, 2017

A review on the Tupac Shakur biopic "All Eyez on Me." Directed by Benny Boom, the biopic follows the emerging hip-hop artist and his path as poet, activist and actor.

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Sam Richardson on the Blurry Line Between Reality and Comedy

Friday, June 16, 2017

Sam Richardson plays "Richard Splett" on the HBO series "VEEP." As an actor and comedian, he's facing a unique challenge in the Trump era. 

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Senators Reach Agreement on New Russia Sanctions

Thursday, June 15, 2017

The Senate voted to slap new sanctions on Russia in response to interference in the election and Russia’s involvement in Syria. Here's what you need to know. 

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Comey Testimony: Former Colleague Explains What You Should Watch For

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Former FBI Director James Comey will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee today. Here's what you need to know. 

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Back-to-Back Russia Hearings Begin Today in The Senate

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Over the next two days, the Senate will hold back-to-back hearings that may shine new light on the relationship between the Trump campaign and administration, and the Russian government.

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America First, Environment Last? Examining the EPA in the Trump Era

Friday, May 26, 2017

President Trump’s budget cuts about one-third of the funding for the Environmental Protection Agency. In this special episode, we explore the future of the EPA in the Trump era.

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CBO: Millions Could Lose Coverage Under Republican Healthcare Bill

Thursday, May 25, 2017

If it becomes law, the Congressional Budget Office says the bill that passed the House earlier this month will cause 23 million Americans to lose health coverage over the next decade.

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More Than 1,500 Migrant Deaths Reported in 2017 Alone

Thursday, May 25, 2017

In 2017 alone, more than 59,000 migrants and refugees have risked their lives to reach Europe. Of those that have attempted the journey, an estimated 1,500 are feared drowned.

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A Shifting Mission at the NAACP

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The rise of Black Lives Matter and the demands of a younger generation is forcing the 108-year-old organization to re-examine its mission.

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When Shooting Feels ‘Like A Drug’

Thursday, May 25, 2017

WBEZ’s series about gun violence, "Every Other Hour," presents a story of a middle aged man who is no longer a gang member, but still carries a gun and sometimes uses it.

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