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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.


The RMBS working group needs more resources, but Congress is too slow to help. 
The Ohio Representative and peace advocate talks about the NDAA, Iran and accountability for military disasters.
A sobering new report details how extreme heat will take a serious toll on humans this century if climate change isn’t slowed. 
Troubling reports of low White House support for the RMBS working group are reason to worry. 
The project would create more diesel for international consumers and less gasoline for American ones. 
After a long character assassination campaign by industry forces, a key safety advocate has resigned. 
Republicans refused to allow a vote on an accelerated withdrawal from Afghanistan, because they knew it would pass. 
Republican leaders want to preserve some popular parts of “Obamacare,” and that drives the Tea Party nuts.