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.
Killing a benefit extension may not hurt individual red-state senators, but it can damage party prospects.
State economies lost $400 million in one week thanks to the expiration of long-term unemployment benefits. What are Republicans waiting for?
Congress likely won’t consider a measure to hold a vote on extending the war--but the fight isn't over.
The movement comes off the heels of Obama's critical speech yesterday on the economy.
The settlement with one of the nation’s biggest banks is historic—what should be next?
Senator Merkley wants President Obama to consult Congress before agreeing to another decade of war.
Warren used rampant 2016 speculation to juice an important debate over expanded benefits.