Representative Richard A. Gephardt of Missouri, the House minority leader, has explicitly compared the House committee run by Representative Dan Burton, Republican of Indiana, to the Whitewater special prosecutor, Kenneth W. Starr. ''They are on, apparently like Ken Starr, an unlimited leash,'' Mr. Gephardt said recently. ''It's unlimited in terms of time. It's unlimited in terms of money -- and apparently unlimited in terms of people's right to privacy.''
WASHINGTON, Nov. 22— Speaker Newt Gingrich's remarks blaming the "welfare state" for the murder of an Illinois woman and two of her children drew criticism today from relatives of the victims and from Democrats. Speaking to Republican governors in New Hampshire on Tuesday, Mr. Gingrich said: "Let's talk about what the welfare state has created. Let's talk about the moral decay of the world the left is defending."
Correction Commissioner Anthony J. Schembri, under investigation following allegations that he did personal business on city time, resigned yesterday, saying family pressures prevented him from meeting the city's residency requirement. Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani praised Mr. Schembri in a letter he read aloud at the end of a City Hall news conference on other issues, saying the Commissioner had worked "effectively and diligently to reform the department."
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 Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
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, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
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".