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.
President Obama has been strangely silent in the debt ceiling debate, leaving only the increasingly radical demands of the Tea Party to be heard. What's next?
Though traditionally thought to be the most “pro-military” party, Republicans in Washington don't seem to care about struggling veterans and active duty service members.
Liveblogging the House's day of votes on bipartisan measures that could stop or slow US military involvement in Afghanistan.
In addition to ire over cuts, Republican attempts to gut air safety rules have voters in New York's 26th—site of a recent tragic crash—leaning blue.
With the DISCLOSE Act dead in Congress, the White House is trying new ways to force disclosure of anonymous corporate spending in our elections.
President Obama is once again calling for increased offshore oil drilling—despite the fact that key safety issues have yet to be addressed.
Newt Gingrich, who announced a presidential run today, has said a lot of crazy things during his career. Here are eleven of the nuttiest.