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Jay Cassano is an investigative reporter on the Political Capital team, focusing on technology, national security, and policing. Before joining IBT he worked as a staff writer at Fast Company and spent two years as a foreign correspondent in Turkey. His work has been published in Al Jazeera America, The Nation, Vice News, Motherboard, and many other outlets. To learn more, including how to contact him securely, visit

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz

Trouble For Ted Cruz?

A new poll shows the Texas senator’s Democratic challenger pulling within single digits. Is it because he doesn’t take PAC money, and Cruz does?

Why Did Reddcoin's Price Just Spike?

The virtually unheard-of cryptocurrency's price shot up over 650 percent in the past week. Its most dramatic rise came in the last 24 hours as John McAfee tweeted about the coin.
net neutrality -- FCC Chairman Ajit Pai

New York City Leads Effort To Delay Net Neutrality Vote

Local governments and consumer protection groups wrote to the FCC Monday morning, asking the commission to delay its scheduled Dec. 14 vote on chairman Ajit Pai's proposal to repeal the Obama-era “common carrier” rules.



How Did Adele Lose 100 Pounds In A Few Months?

The singer’s jaw-dropping weight loss has been nothing less than dramatic. Since showing off her new figure, social media has been abuzz with only one question: How did she manage to lose so much...