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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.


While the supercommittee pursues a “grand bargain” on deficit reduction, progressive members of the House are speaking out...
 Rep. Gwen Moore has a poem for the nation’s so-called job creators. 
Weak Democrats, intransigent Republicans, and lazy reporting—where have we seen this before?
The supercommittee is now on a strong rightward trajectory, thanks to Senator Max Baucus and other Democrats on the panel. 
A new study on income inequality might make some Republicans on the supercommittee awful uncomfortable today. 
The Congressional supercommittee, tasked with finding at least $1.2 trillion in ten-year deficit reduction, is a natural target for the...
The award-winning journalist delivered a stirring speech in Washington last night about the political capture carried out by Wall Street....
A new report shows the Pentagon just can’t quit fraudulent defense contractors.