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

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) was on MSNBC this morning to talk about the national minimum wage, but one of the show's panelists took the opportunity to turn the discussion to Oklahoma's botched execution of an inmate earlier this week.

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Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy is not going away, and he's now had some thoughts on Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr., which he happy to share with CNN in an incredibly cringe-worthy interview this morning.

The early and still somewhat sketchy reports about Fort Hood shooter Ivan Lopez show he was having trouble at the base. One longtime friend reportedly said that he'd recently complained about having "been robbed or something." Here's what we know so far.


The store (Guns Galore) where Fort Hood shooter Ivan Lopez apparently bought his gun was the same store where Nidal Hasan bought the gun used in the 2009 massacre there.