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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

As Clinton launches her second presidential bid, serious questions remain about her positions on key economic and foreign policy issues.

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.


Politicians inside the convention are proud of their voter supression tactics, but judges and the public increasingly disagree. 
The convention would not have been possible without a massive infusion of public dollars. 
A collection of transportation companies threw a party for Congressional leaders, using a neat trick to avoid breaking the rules. 
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....