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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.


A bipartisan deal on extending the payroll tax cut might sidestep badly needed help for the jobless.
The White House 2013 budget calls for job-creating programs—paid for by the very rich.
Mainstream outlets are focusing on the topline of the Inspector General's report—but many problems were uncovered.
A petition calling for Obama to install new FEC members has obtained the requisite 25,000 signatures for an official White House response.
The deal falls short in some areas, but big banks did not receive the immunity they desired and are still on the hook for collapsing the...
The Obama campaign already appears to be fundraising for its Super PAC—starting in the financial sector.
To win in November, the president believes he needs outside money—but what does outside money need from him?
New York's attorney general has several too-big-too-fail banks in his crosshairs for foreclosure fraud.