Todd Zwillich

Washington Correspondent, The Takeaway

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

Does the GOP Really Want to Abolish the IRS?

Monday, February 09, 2015

A dedicated page featured on the Republican Party website reads, "Stand with the GOP and Fight to Abolish the IRS." But few Republicans will come out and say it. 

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FCC Chairman: A Declaration of Independence for the Internet

Thursday, February 05, 2015

After 4 million responses from the public and a nudge from the president, the FCC chairmen sent a strong message yesterday: All internet must be treated equally.

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Can The GOP & Dems Reach Common Ground?

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Democrats and Republicans interpret President Obama's $4 trillion budget proposal differently. Will they be able to find common ground? 

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Budget Showdown Begins in D.C.

Monday, February 02, 2015

President Obama is introducing a new $4 trillion budget for the 2016 fiscal year. Todd Zwillich, Takeaway Washington Correspondent, has the details.

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White House Clashes With Senate Over Iran

Thursday, January 22, 2015

​On Wednesday​, the White House clashed with senators about whether a new round of sanctions against Iran might prevent the U.S. and Iran from reaching a deal in nuclear talks.

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Obama to Call For More Taxes for The Super Rich

Monday, January 19, 2015

President Obama says the additional revenue could go towards community college, child care, and retirement planning. 

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GOP Votes to Block Funding for Executive Action on Immigration

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The Republican leadership insists that the vote has nothing to do with immigration and that it's all about holding the president accountable for executive overreach.

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Science & Space in The New GOP Congress

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Sen. Ted Cruz is leading the committee overseeing space programs. Sen. Jim Inhofe, a climate change denier, is chairing a committee on the environment.

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Surprising Twist: GOP May Raise Gas Tax

Friday, January 09, 2015

A few powerful GOP senators are signaling that they're open to the idea—even House Speaker John Boehner, who personally opposes raising the gas tax, hasn't ruled it out.

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Boehner Takes Revenge on GOP Defectors

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Earlier this week, at least a few GOP lawmakers attempted to carry out a mutiny to unseat Speaker Boehner. And now some are facing retribution for voting against the Republican leader.

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One Doesn't Have To Be The Loneliest Number

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

More Americans are living alone than ever before, probably because it can be bliss. The Takeaway looks at the most satisfying, calming, and freeing things about living alone.

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Writing State Legislation - At Age 12

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Twelve year old C. J. Pearson is pushing Georgia lawmakers to lower the minimum age to run for a seat in Georgia's House of Representatives.

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2014's Big Ten On The Internet

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

If you found yourself perpetually without time to browse the web this year, Sean Rameswaram ups his Friday Five today with a year of the internet in review.

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The Rise of ISIS Amid A Year Of Foreign Policy Challenges

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Shadi Hamid, author of "Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East," looks back at the foreign policy events that changed the world in 2014 

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California To Allow Undocumented Immigrants Driving Privileges

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

The start of the new year means that immigrants living illegally in the state of California will be happy to head to the DMV this week to apply for a U.S. issued driver's license.

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How The Ebola Outbreak Might Have Been Stopped

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

A New York Times investigation found that better infrastructure and communication between countries could have prevented Ebola deaths in West Africa.  

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The Cold War: Boosting Your Immune System Would Do A World Of Harm

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Rushing to buy some vitamin C or another immune booster? Research says these are expensive placebos that likely do little, if anything at all, to boost your immune system... thankfully!

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Our Loved And Estranged American Armies

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Americans love and revere our armed service members. But the military makes up less than 1% of the population, and it's become poorly understood by the public and political leaders.

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Republican House Whip Denies Involvement With White Power Group

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is in hot water after news surfaced that he spoke to a white supremacists 12 years ago. Scalise says he didn't realize who the group was at the time.

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A Year Of Marijuana Reform Gives Hope For Future

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Cannabis decriminalization and legalization ballot initiatives had an almost 100% success rate this year. After a euphoric 2014, cannabis reformists are looking ahead to 2015 and beyond.

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