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.
New polling shows McConnell is vulnerable on his gun industry money and anti-gun law stance.
We just witnessed one of the most absurd, embarrassing hearings in recent Washington memory.
Republicans stripped away important coastal restoration money and screwed a small nature preserve in Connecticut for no reason.
Since House Republicans from gerrymandered districts need only worry about pandering to their hardcore base, real change probably won’t happen anytime soon.
There’s a lot of unconvincing spin coming from the Senate Democrats who brokered an awful “filibuster reform” deal with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Thursday morning.
Obama now has allies in Congress for his new climate change push, who will also turn to the public for help.