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

Comebacks for Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer will apparently not be happening this year in New York City.

Granted, divorce cases are usually messy, but this one involving Gaston Glock Sr. of the Glock gun company goes above and beyond.

The alleged threats against Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) were pretty wild. A man was arrested after he reportedly threatened to cut off her head. But there's a twist: Both he and the congresswoman are apparently tied to the same obscure Hare Krishna sect in Hawaii.

You might have seen some reports this week about an Arkansas Republican lawmaker who advocated putting guns in schools, and then accidentally shot a teacher. Well, problem is, that wasn't exactly true. The real story is far more interesting. Our reporter Eric Lach talked to the lawmaker today, and has this report.

The Obama administration begins the day by announcing that the President plans to take two more executive actions on guns, including closing a background check loophole.

Our reporter Hunter Walker spent a day with the tea party GOP Senate nominee from New Jersey, Steve Lonegan. And wow. Lonegan unloaded about "single mom shit," "angry looking Mexican guys" and, uh, more. Just read this.