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

Harry Reid says he hopes to have a deal to end the shutdown and raise the debt ceiling before this afternoon's meeting at the White House.

The man who wants to turn a tiny North Dakota town into an Aryan paradise has found some reinforcements. A white supremacist skinhead, his wife, and their five children have apparently moved to the town.

The troublesome tech startup Waywire, which was co-founded by Democratic Senate candidate Cory Booker, is being sold off. He recently left the company amid questions about his role there.

It wasn't an AR-15 or an automatic weapon. It was a common shotgun that Aaron Alexis used to carry out the Washington Navy Yard massacre earlier this month. We've detailed the history of that gun, the Remington 870, today. It's a worthwhile read, especially if you want a better understanding of the tools being used to carry out these horrific crimes. Similarly, we also published a history of the AR-15 rifle in December, following the Sandy Hook massacre.

The white supremacist dream to turn a North Dakota town into an Aryan wonderland has hit, um, a snag.

The federal auction of ex-Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s stuff, which was cancelled last week after TPM raised questions about it, was just a great big mess. Here's the latest.

Hillary Clinton's spokesman did not like being asked about whether Anthony Weiner's wife, Huma Abedin, was back at work.

The latest from Colorado: Both Democratic state senators have been recalled over their votes earlier this year in favor of new restrictions on guns. This is a win for the NRA and its allies.