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Jay Root

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Austin, Texas
Investigative Reporter — Texas Tribune

Investigative reporter for the Texas Tribune. Native of Liberty TX. Moité Français. Retweets endorsements only if it's Mick Jagger.

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Biography

Jay Root didn’t know any reporters when he was growing up in Liberty, Texas, and he has never taken a journalism class in his life. But Root has been hooked on the news business since the day he walked into the offices of his college newspaper, The Daily Texan, during his last year at the Univers...

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@byjayroot — 11,202 followers, 7,859 tweets

RT @sivavaid: @byjayroot Prince was the greatest guitar player since Hendrix.
This vid of While My Guitar Gently Weeps, with Petty & Prince, makes me weepy. Fentanyl. Ugh ...  https://youtu.be/6SFNW5F8K9Y 
It will shock no TX politico to know oilman Tim Dunn gave conservative group Empower Texans $1m in late ‘17. But man that’s a lotta zeros.
RT @elisewho: Was with some other intl journos. Learned that the Korean press translated “shithole” to “beggarly” countries. Russ…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/953865077806919680 
Fmr Sen @JohnCarona gave his old colleague Sen @EstesForTexas, in big TX GOP primary fight, $10k for his re-election battle
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