To Fix U.S. Roads & Bridges, Trump and Dems Need Each OtherAfter running heavily on fixing roads, bridges and transit, President Trump is supposed to unveil his trillion-dollar infrastructure package by next month. Unlike with the new tax law, Trump will n…
After running heavily on fixing roads, bridges and transit, President Trump is supposed to unveil his trillion-dollar infrastructure package by next month. Unlike with the new tax law, Trump will need Democratic votes to pass it. The tax bill, compared to transit and tunnels, was easy. No Republican senator wanted to vote against a tax cut, so the president didn’t need Democratic votes. The resulting bill slams blue states with higher tax rates.
Last week, subway commuters faced a tangle of delays, detours and cancellations. Electrical problems, switch problems, signal problems and a broken rail wreaked havoc on the A, B, C, D, E, F, M, N, Q, R, W and S lines during Tuesday and Wednesday’s commutes. The MTA insisted nevertheless that things are getting better. To riders forced to walk in the slush instead last week, that sounds absurd — because it is.
@YFeyman That depends on your philosophical view of whether the federal government, vs. state government, has first claim on a tax dollar. By definition, people who desire a small federal government and more local/state accountability would choose the latter. We are not Europe.
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".