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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.

Articles

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.

Blogs

Fossil fuel companies spend just a tiny fraction of their colossal profits on lobbying, and get that back by an order of magnitude in tax...
On Tax Day, it’s worth thinking about the ways to make the American tax system better. 
Why don't Republicans want to extend long-term jobless aid? Actually, it's hard to tell. 
Only one year removed from a pension-funding crisis, companies are getting a pass.
And it increases the chances that you'll be on the hook for another bailout.
Could Paul Ryan's inflammatory remarks about race and poverty spark a meaningful discussion in Congress?
Obama gave what appeared to be a bland statement on the controversy—but implicitly, he took a side. 
Dianne Feinstein accuses the CIA of spying on congressional staffers who investigated the agency’s illegal detention and...