Jon Ralston, a political columnist for the Las Vegas Sun whose influence extends beyond Nevada, will leave the newspaper at the end of the month to launch his own online platform. Ralston has written for the Sun for 12 years.
Tom Kludt is a reporter for Talking Points Memo based in New York City, covering media and national affairs. Originally from South Dakota, Tom joined TPM as an intern in late-2011 and became a staff member during the 2012 election. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.