Repealing the Obamacare requirement that everyone obtain coverage could scramble health care politics on Capitol Hill and lead to insurers walking away from the marketplace in 2019. While Republicans initially sought to keep health care out of the tax-reform debate, the two colossal issues merged after conservative senators successfully inserted language that would effectively repeal the individual mandate in the tax package.
Rep. Andy Barr loves to cheer on the University of Kentucky. He was born in Lexington, went to law school there, and represents it now. He has bet bourbon on the Wildcats during March Madness. He once called himself a “die-hard member of the Big Blue Nation,” and his district “home to the greatest tradition in the history of college basketball.” This fall, he coauthored a bill honoring the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame with a commemorative coin in 2020.
Senate tax writers are going their own way in the effort to overhaul the tax code, but the differences with the House version could complicate that chamber’s effort to keep GOP members in line. The Senate Finance Committee released specifics of its tax plan Thursday, detailing rates, tax breaks, and potential revenue-raisers to pay for it all. Finance committee staff said they are still working on the legislative text, however.
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".