Tom Cotton may soon be taking his talents to the CIA. And that has some Republicans wondering if that would be the right move for one of the party’s rising stars. Multiple news outlets reported late last month that President Trump formed a plan to replace Rex Tillerson as secretary of State with CIA director Mike Pompeo. Then Trump would likely nominate Cotton, who has become a top White House ally on Capitol Hill, to fill Pompeo’s post.
After months of chaos and disappointment, Republicans in Congress hope to end the first year of the Trump administration in triumph, with passage of the most sweeping tax overhaul since 1986. They hope the measure will mitigate the expected losses of the 2018 midterm elections and the heartburn of failing to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act.
Getting legislation passed in an effort to keep Obamacare premiums down—by providing more money to insurers—may be contingent on whether the Senate will need Sen. Susan Collins’s vote to get the final tax package passed. In order to secure Collins’s vote for the Senate tax-reform bill last week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told the senator he supported passage of bills that would restore cost-sharing-reduction payments and funding for reinsurance programs.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".