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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.


In a lengthy call with reporters, Obama pushed back hard on liberal criticisms of his trade bill.
Two leading Senate Democrats blasted the Obama administration for arm-twisting on TPP. 
Several congressional Democrats, along with progressive activists, are launching a campaign to eliminate student debt.
Members of the Senate Finance Committee found themselves in a fast-track hearing without knowing it.
She just provided a blueprint for how Democrats should attack continued financial reform.
The widespread protests Wednesday offered a critical test for politicians on whether to support the growing low-wage-worker movement.
As trade legislation finally proceeds to a vote, a top Democrat announced he cannot support fast-track authority.