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.
A Senate hearing on hunger among senior citizens laid bare a depressing problem—and showcased two radically different views on the role of government.
Rep. Peter King held another hearing into Islamic radicalization today, this time focusing on prisons. But he failed to prove his case.
No FBI director since J. Edgar Hoover has served more than ten years. Should Mueller, who oversaw a massive expansion of the bureau's domestic surveillance, be the first?
Wall Street is poised to lose a major battle in Washington today—but only because another enormous industry chose to take it on.
Senate Republicans are holding up a wide array of President Obama's executive branch nominations—and some crucial federal agencies remain leaderless.
Republican superstars gathered in Washington this weekend, invited by the formerly disgraced Ralph Reed.
House Republicans passed a bill blocking TSA unionization yesterday, fulfilling a long-held goal.
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?