House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is the 15th wealthiest member of Congress. Roll Call estimates she has a net worth of $29.3 million. She and her husband own a sprawling estate and vineyard in Napa Valley, where they have hosted the likes of Google’s Erik Schmidt and environmentalist Tom Steyer. Stephen Jaffe once represented a man who was fired from his construction job for trying to set a trapped raccoon free. Jaffe, 72, is an employment lawyer in San Francisco. He has never held elected office.
If you want to understand the ethical blumpkin that is corporate influence over American politics, look no further than this story from the Kansas City Star.On Sunday, the Star and McClatchy published an investigation into Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill’s cozy relationship with a nursing home executive who faces charges of abuse, negligence, and wrongful death.The executive, Rick DeStefane, is a wealthy nursing home executive in Missouri who has contributed tens of thousands of dollars to...
Last Thursday, Speaker of the House and erstwhile Ayn Rand fanboy Paul Ryan spoke with the New York Times’ Jonathan Weisman at the Newseum in Washington about Congress’ full docket opening new fronts in the top-down class war.They covered the Trump administration’s move to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the Obama-era policy granting work authorization and temporary protection from deportation to 800,000 undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children, along with...
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".