Nick R. Martin

Nick Martin is an associate editor at TPM in New York City. He came to the site in 2011 as a reporter for TPMMuckraker. Previously, he worked in Arizona, first as a staff reporter for a local newspaper and later as a freelance journalist. He also ran the news blog Heat City. Contact him at nick@talkingpointsmemo.com

Articles by Nick

Arizona state Sen. Steve Gallardo, a Democrat who is running for Congress, just came out as gay. He said the anti-gay bill that was ultimately vetoed by Gov. Jan Brewer was a "game-changer" for him.

A House oversight hearing about the IRS scandal today was supposed to be Chairman Darrell Issa's (R-CA) moment in the spotlight. But he was completely upstaged by Rep. Elijah Cummings, the ranking Democrat, leading Issa to cut off his microphone and adjourn the hearing. We have the video and story here.

Right now we're combing through more than 2,000 pages of documents that were just released in the Chris Christie BridgeGate scandal. We've posted them all here. See anything interesting? Email us at the address at the top of the TPM home page and include "Fort Lee Docs" in the subject line.

A GOP lawmaker in Colorado says it was "maybe a good thing" Aurora movie theater shooter James Holmes had a 100-round magazine.

New Jersey State Police issue a pretty flat denial that Gov. Chris Christie's helicopter flew anywhere near the George Washington Bridge the week of the lane closures.

New Jersey lawmakers may issue "about a dozen" new subpoenas in the Chris Christie bridge scandal today. They also want to know whether the governor was flying in a helicopter above Fort Lee, N.J. when the traffic jam there was taking place. (!!)