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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.


A bill to extend low rates and cut tax breaks for the wealthy failed to get a vote in the Senate. 
The investigation into Wall Street malpractice will file cases on “limited“ issues soon, says one of the co-chairs.
While the economy continues to add jobs, the recovery clearly seems to be losing steam. 
Members angered by leaks to Romney campaign and subsequent denials.  
It appears increasingly unlikely there will be help for homeowners under DeMarco’s leadership.
An EPA administrator has swiftly resigned after getting flak for doing his job. 
Forty members of Congress told the New York attorney general they fear the mortgage fraud investigation has "stalled" and risks...
Members of the task force believe a Congressional Republican with Wall Street ties is attempting to influence the investigation.