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George Zornick

Author Bios

George Zornick

George Zornick

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.


News and Features

From blocking nominees to launching pointless investigations to deregulating everything, the new Senate is poised to wreak havoc.

The Newtown tragedy was supposed to change everything about gun politics. Why it didn’t—and how reformers might still win.

Congress is moving to end the showdown, but will hard-liners slow everything down?

Democrats introduced a gun control bill on the first day of the new Congress. But can they overcome the NRA?

A massive recent spike in gun sales has boosted Walmart’s flagging profits, making it the top seller of firearms and ammunition nationwide.

At the RNC, Nation reporters find a hard-right party that’s cozy with lobbyists and interested in dealing with major storms only when they threaten their convention.

It took pressure from progressives to get a partly decent mortgage fraud settlement. They can’t take their eyes off the prize now.

To secure their privilege, the richest Americans resort to a range of maneuvers beyond the evasion of taxes and financial regulation.


The owner of Outback Steakhouse and other chains has fought to lower state minimum wages, which doesn't sit well with low-wage workers....
Delegates to the RNC will be well taken care of if Isaac hits, but the party has targeted federal relief funding for years. 
Members are taking money from the bank once again, as memory of the “fail whale” recedes.
Crossroads GPS ads are supposed to simply be educational—so why are they suddenly being pulled in Missouri?
The New York Attorney General is targeting outside groups that spend massive amounts of largely corporate money to influence elections....
The House has narrowly interpreted a 2007 ethics law in a way that will allow lobbyist-funded parties for lawmakers at the nominating...
The Obama campaign is not trying to restrict military voting rights in Ohio, so why do some reporters repeat that claim?
The numbers are ticking upward, but a real recovery remains elusive inside Washington.