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

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Was it mid-September? Oct. 1? Another date altogether? Chris Christie's answer on when he first learned about the George Washington Bridge lane closings has, well, evolved. Here's the timeline.

Gov. Chris Christie (R) is headed to Texas on Thursday to fundraise for the Republican Governor's Association. But neither Gov. Rick Perry (R) nor the likely Republican nominee to replace him, Greg Abbott, plan to attend.

The boxing promoter who set up an upcoming fight between George Zimmerman and rapper DMX tells TPM he doesn't want to talk about criticisms of the event: "You know it's all business."

During his time hosting the "Tonight Show," Jay Leno told 4,607 jokes about Bill Clinton.

PR company with ties to Gov. Chris Christie: We're "wholly uninvolved" in the BridgeGate scandal, but we're hiring a law firm anyway. (And oh, by the way, it's Rudy Giuliani's law firm.)

So today was the deadline for more subpoenaed documents to be handed over to the New Jersey lawmakers investigating the Chris Christie bridge scandal. Many of the people and organizations that got subpoenas were granted delays, but those that weren't apparently turned over at least some documents by this afternoon. None are expected to be released today, but hopefully we'll be seeing some soon.

New Jersey lawmakers had a chance today to purge a Republican state senator from investigating the bridge scandal after questions were raised about whether he was involved in the scandal itself. So what did they do?