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Bob and Barbara Dreyfuss

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The Christie Watch

Bob and Barbara Dreyfuss

Bob and Barbara Dreyfuss are independent, investigative reporters and authors based in Cape May, New Jersey, and New York City, and the bloggers behind The Christie Watch. Bob Dreyfuss, born and raised in New Jersey, is a contributing editor at The Nation, and he has written for a wide range of magazines on politics and policy for nearly 25 years, including Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, The American Prospect and The New Republic. He’s covered issues such as the privatization of Medicare, gun control, gay rights, money in politics, the NAACP, and a profile of Grover Norquist, along with a wide range of intelligence and foreign policy topics. He is the author of Devil’s Game: How the United States Helped Unleash Fundamentalist Islam. Barbara Dreyfuss has written for The American Prospect, Mother Jones, The Veteran and Washington Monthly over the past decade, covering the politics of healthcare, Agent Orange, PTSD and Social Security privatization. She has worked with CBS’s 60 Minutes on stories including industry lobbying behind George W. Bush’s Medicare drug benefit and the gambling industry. Before that, she spent 20 years on Wall Street as a healthcare policy analyst at Prudential Securities, and she is the author of Hedge Hogs: The Cowboy Traders Behind Wall Street’s Largest Hedge Fund Disaster.


At the heart of Christie’s campaign is a plan to drive a wedge between state workers and middle-class taxpayers.
Polls show surprising support among Republicans for the New Jersey governor.
GOP voters wax nostalgic for the former Massachusetts governor, while seeming to favor the New Jersey governor in polls.
Snow White and the Seven GOP Dwarfs has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it, when thinking about 2016?
He’ll do to the country what he did to Newark’s schools, the governor promises.
The New Jersey governor may hope to leave the state’s troubles and Bridgegate behind him, but that may be harder than it seems.
Not much evidence of reform-mindedness as Chris Christie, Scott Walker et al. defend tax cuts and austerity.