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

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. (!!)

Gov. Chris Christie's allies knew that George Washington Bridge traffic was a major point of concern at a billion-dollar redevelopment project in Fort Lee, N.J.

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.)