Matt Shuham

Matt Shuham is a news writer for TPM. He was previously associate editor of The National Memo and managing editor of the Harvard Political Review. He is available by email at and on Twitter @mattshuham.

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An 18-year-old man who allegedly fantasized on a popular message board about killing civilians and federal agents told the FBI the posts were “only a joke” when they arrested him last week, according to court documents unsealed Monday.

Law enforcement found more than two dozen guns and 10,000 rounds of ammunition in the home he was sharing with his father, according to the criminal complaint against him.

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