Bathroom Politics, Working Moms, 'Underground'

The Takeaway

Coming up on today's show:

  • Will Donald Trump make peace with House Speaker Paul Ryan and other GOP leaders? Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich answers.
  • The Brazilian Senate is voting to impeach President Dilma Rousseff today. How will the country fare with an absent president as it battles the Zika virus, and prepares for the summer Olympic games? Bruce Douglas, Brazil correspondent for Latin American Newsletters, weighs in. 
  • Rodrigo Duterte, an anti-establishment Trump-like candidate, was elected president of the Philippines on Monday. As the U.S. presence in the Philippines ramps up amidst tension with China, what will the U.S.-Filipino relationship look like under new leadership? Bonnie Glaser, senior adviser for Asia at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, explains.
  • In the constant drive to compete for talent, tech firms in Silicon Valley are pursuing women that are returning to the workforce. Diane Flynn, founder of the Reboot Career Accelerator for Women, and Dana Posey, office manager at JetBlue Technology Ventures, discuss a new program that brings stay-at-home moms back into the workforce. 
  • The critically acclaimed WGN television series "Underground" tells the history of the Underground Railroad through through the eyes of seven African-Americans who are making their way towards freedom. "Underground" actress Amirah Vann discusses her character on the series, and the real history that has inspired this hit program.