Todd Zwillich

Washington Correspondent, The Takeaway

Todd Zwillich appears in the following:

What Volkswagen Can Learn from GM and Chrysler

Monday, September 28, 2015

To get out of the emissions scandal, Volkswagen will need a strong leader, says Bob Lutz, former vice chairman of General Motors and former president of Chrysler.

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How Ohio Is Reacting to Boehner's Resignation

Monday, September 28, 2015

House Speaker John Boehner's resignation was most felt in small Ohio towns where the speaker has his roots. 

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Time for Tough Talk With Putin?

Monday, September 28, 2015

Today, President Obama meets with President Vladimir Putin for the first time since Russia annexed Crimea. Many hope Obama will take a tougher stance on Russian aggression.

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A New Twist in the Hillary Clinton Email Controversy

Monday, September 28, 2015

New evidence suggests Mrs. Clinton was using a private email address at the State Department earlier than she previously stated.

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Momentum Builds for Criminal Justice Reform

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Despite the frequent gridlock, there is widespread support for prison reform in Congress. But the moment to act may be passing. 

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A Migrant Pilgrimage to Meet The Pope

Friday, September 18, 2015

Immigration activists are making a 100 mile pilgrimage from Pennsylvania to Washington, D.C. to deliver messages of hope and fairness to Pope Francis. 

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Congress Is Back in Session, And There's Already Plenty of Drama

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Lawmakers have less than two weeks to vote on the Iran deal, negotiate a budget deal, decide on funding for Planned Parenthood and more. 

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How Refugees Could Boost the European Economy

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Europe's population is aging at an alarming rate. An influx of migrants could help jump-start the workforce and save the E.U. from economic uncertainty. 

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More Than 100 Million Wills Made Public Online

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

For more than 100 million Americans, their dying wishes are now available online, thanks to a three-year digitization project by the genealogical research firm Ancestry.

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What to Expect from the New James Bond Book

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

A new James Bond book will be released this week. The author, Anthony Horowitz, is the first to be working with unpublished material from Ian Fleming—the man behind the Bond series.

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'The Israeli Mind': A Psychological Portrait of a Nation

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Clinical Psychologist Alon Gratch examines the psychology of his home country in his new book, "The Israeli Mind."

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Gitmo Detainees, Coming to a Town Near You?

Friday, September 04, 2015

Officials are on the lookout for a place to put detainees from Guantánamo Bay. Some lawmakers are taking a stand, insisting that Gitmo prisoners are not welcome in their home states.

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The Power of An Iconic Image

Friday, September 04, 2015

After a photo of a drowned Syrian toddler went viral, we discuss how images can define a conflict. Warning: The photos in this story may be distressing to some viewers.

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States Struggle with Redistricting

Friday, September 04, 2015

The Supreme Court is set to hear three cases on redistricting in 2015-2016, indicative of a larger national problem that could affect election outcomes. 

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How Far Have Women Come in 20 Years?

Friday, September 04, 2015

20 years ago, then-First Lady Hillary Clinton declared that "women's rights are human rights" and launched a call for action on women's political participation. How far have we come? 

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Kim Davis is In Jail. Here's What's Next For the Religious Freedom Debate.

Thursday, September 03, 2015

A federal judge in Kentucky has found Davis in contempt of court for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses. But that doesn't mean this issue is settled.

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Rhode Island Episcopal Church Confronts Slave Trading Past

Thursday, September 03, 2015

The Rhode Island Episcopal Diocese is planning a Center for Reconciliation in acknowledgement of both the state and the Diocese's long involvement with slavery.

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If Your Vacation Turns Deadly, This Company Will Save You—For a Price

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Global Rescue is a private service that literally rescues its clients wherever they might be, whenever they're in need. It's a business that comes with a lot of ethical questions.

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How Cities Should Prepare For Natural Disasters

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Seattle is a city prone to earthquakes, landslides, and other potential threats. Luckily, city officials have a plan. 

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Chinese Military Cuts 300,000 Troops

Thursday, September 03, 2015

The People's Liberation Army will see a reduction of 300,000 military personnel, a move not necessarily aimed at reducing the military's capability.

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