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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 Dodd-Frank reforms made major strides in regulating dangerous derivative trades, but Wall Street seeks to undo them. 
The Iowa Senator's proposals are considerably to the left of White House plans.
How did the NRA help George Zimmerman get and keep a gun?
Might the downfall of Obamacare pave the way for a single-payer system?
The noted advocate for reducing military spending doesn't like the defense sequester—but with qualifications.
Good government groups are applying historic amounts of pressure on the SEC to create more disclosure on campaign spending.
Congress passed two major bills yesterday—and they have a disturbing common denominator.
Republicans will act this spring to stop mandatory defense cuts—and the White House may be behind them.