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

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.

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


Obama Prepares For DHS Shutdown

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama convened a meeting with key administration officials on Friday…