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.
The Republican vice-presidential candidate is also facing a House race at home—but won’t debate his challenger.
The unemployment rate is definitely going down, and a sustained upswing may be underway.
The Republican candidate is trying to shield Wall Street from regulation, while simultaneously pretending to be a reformer.
Representative Allen West is hitting his opponent for a 2003 arrest—but there’s a much uglier blot on his own record.
Senators who raised money for the national party will be in tough spot should it back Todd Akin again.