Abby W. Schachter is a Pittsburgh-based writer and blogger. Abby was most recently the politics blogger for the New York Post. She has served as a foreign correspondent from Jerusalem, an editorial writer in Washington, an op-ed page editor and books editor in New York and a politics blogger and political columnist in Pittsburgh for such publications as the New York Post, the Forward, the Washington Times, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle. Abby is currently writing her first book entitled Captain Mommy vs. the Nanny State: A Libertarian Parenting Manifesto. Her new blog is new blog is Captain Mommy.
When not working, Abby spends her days in Iron City raising her children with her artist husband Ben Schachter.
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