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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.


Republican leaders know it would be good politics to let some of the healthcare reform law stand, but the Tea Party clearly has veto power...
The sluggish status quo continues, presenting voters with a decision to make on who can best improve the economy.
The New York attorney general suggested his investigation may soon bear fruit, but warned that Mitt Romney could derail it. 
In Charlotte, progressives wish the party was making stronger promises not to cut Medicare and Social Security.  
The party pledges to support a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United and gay marriage, but would also lower corporate tax...
The oil industry’s big party was the talk of Tampa following the Republican convention. 
Puerto Rico’s governor presided over mass layoffs of public workers and slashed corporate tax rates. 
Politicians inside the convention are proud of their voter supression tactics, but judges and the public increasingly disagree.