Texas congressman Joe Barton apologized Wednesday after a photo of his privates along with raunchy text circulated on social media. The 68-year-old Republican lawmaker apparently sent the graphic photo in a text to a woman he was trying to seduce. “I want u soo bad,” the text read in part, according to a screen grab posted by an anonymous Twitter account. Barton fired off a statement suggesting that he was single at the time the photo was sent.
White House economic czar Gary Cohn pretended to have a bad phone connection in order to end a call with President Trump earlier this month, a Democratic senator said Wednesday. Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware told CNN that Cohn was having a discussion with Democratic senators about tax reform when the President phoned in while traveling in Asia. “Fifteen minutes later, the President is still talking,” Carper recalled.
Michigan Rep. John Conyers has denied a report that he settled a complaint from a former staffer who claimed she was fired after rejecting his sexual advances. Conyers said from his Detroit home Tuesday that he hasn’t settled any sexual harassment complaints with any staff members. The 88-year-old Democratic lawmaker was responding to a Buzzfeed report saying that his office paid $27,000 to settle the complaint under a confidentiality agreement.
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".