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.
Talk of a “balanced budget amendment” abounds in Washington—but few realize what it would actually entail.
As Republican threats not to raise the debt ceiling become more credible, the danger to the economy gets more serious.
The Senate heard emotional tales of struggling middle-class families Thursday—but it‘s not clear they can do anything about it.
A Senate hearing on hunger among senior citizens laid bare a depressing problem—and showcased two radically different views on the role of government.
Rep. Peter King held another hearing into Islamic radicalization today, this time focusing on prisons. But he failed to prove his case.
No FBI director since J. Edgar Hoover has served more than ten years. Should Mueller, who oversaw a massive expansion of the bureau's domestic surveillance, be the first?
Wall Street is poised to lose a major battle in Washington today—but only because another enormous industry chose to take it on.