George grew up in Buffalo, NY and holds a B.A. in English from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Prior to joining The Nation, George was Senior Reporter/Blogger for ThinkProgress.org. He worked as a researcher for Michael Moore’s SiCKO and as an Associate Producer on “The Media Project” on the Independent Film Channel. His work has been published in The Los Angeles Times, Media Matters, and The Buffalo News.
Senate Republicans have ground the body to a near-halt on nominations.
Thanks to an effort by Everytown for Gun Safety, the NRA will now not be the only group asking candidates for their positions on gun control.
The Supreme Court decided Thursday to end President Obama’s ability to make recess appointments.
Eric Cantor made one step towards reform— and was punished for it Tuesday night.
Senator Elizabeth Warren has a plan to ease this crisis—and Obama just backed it.
Obama wants to push states away from coal—but if they turn to natural gas, the climate problem could get even worse.
Politicians and the media must focus on the bigger picture: the crisis facing returning veterans and the current inability of the federal government to help them.