The Nicole Sandler Show is broadcast live Tue- Fri, 3-4pm Eastern at nicolesandler.com, featuring interviews with newsmakers and commentary about the news of the day.

Nicole recaps yesterday's Senate hearing on gun violence with some help from Cliff Schecter.  Plus, Current TV's John Fugelsang weighs in on the season of hearings in DC and guns too. 

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Nicole talks about today's Senate hearing on gun violence and listens live to Gabby Giffords statement at the top. Gaby Pacheco, DREAMer and activist joined in to talk about immigration reform. Plus Amy Simon of She's History and Crooks and Liars' John Amato

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:52pm EST

Nicole talks about Jason Leopold covering the military tribunals pre-trial hearings going on now at Guantanamo Bay.  Down With Tyranny and Blue America PAC's Howie Klein joined in to talk politics - and told of his travels to India and Mali, where rape and slavery are endemic (repectively). And GottaLaff too...


Nicole talks with activist/blogger/media trainer Spocko about how to talk effectively about public safety and guns.  Nicole Belle joins in with our weekly Fools on the Hill segment on the Sunday shows.  And Nicole recaps the filibuster fix failure.

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 2:08pm EST

Nicole gives an update on the efforts to fix the filibuster. Marcy Wheeler (emptywheel.net) tells about yesterday's Hillary Clinton testimony on Benghazi, and Maysoon Zayid joins in for serious discussion and some laughs too

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 12:58pm EST

Nicole speaks with Nick Turse, author of Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam (Hint: we've been torturing people for a long time). Plus Amy Simon of She's History and Crooks & Liars' John Amato. Plus, guns in the news, the filibuster and Michelle Obama's eye roll at Boehner!

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 12:39pm EST

Nicole talks with AmericaBlog's Gaius Publius about today's possible filibuster showdown, UCSF's Tracy Weitz about Roe v Wade's 40th anniversary, and premiered the last Blunt webisode from GottaLaff

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 12:44pm EST

Today is President Obama's 2nd Inaugural, MLK Day, the anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, and the third anniversary of Citizens United and the end of Air America. Nicole talk about all of those, and speaks with Toi Hutchinson, running for Congress to fill Jesse Jackson Jr's old seat. Plus Nicole Belle with Fools on the Hill

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 12:37pm EST

President Obama went big on his proposals announced yesterday to make us all safer from guns. Nicole discussed the proposals and what we must do to help them become reality with pundit/columnist/ consultant to Mayors against Illegal Guns, Cliff Schecter. Plus Maysoon Zayid on unfairness in Israel/Palestine and Hollywood

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:08pm EST

Nicole talks about our precarious fiscal situation with Congressional Republicans threatening not to raise the debt ceiling and thereby taking the nation into default. Economist Warren Mosler explains MMT and why this threat is frightening. Also, Amy Simon of She's History and Crooks & Liars' John Amato. Todays show runs long, as Nicole carries President Obama's announcement of new gun regulations and proposed legislation.

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 12:57pm EST

Nicole speaks with UK Progressive's Denis Campbell about the differences between life in the UK & the US from healthcare to media to guns and beyond, and talks guns in the news with The Political Carnival's GottaLaff

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 12:56pm EST

Nicole talks about the tragedy of the suicide of Aaron Swartz and the sadness of the state of mental health care in this country. Truthout's Jason Leopold tells us about an innocent man who died after over a decade in Guantanamo Bay, and Crooks & Liars' Nicole Belle joins in for "Fools on the Hill"

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 12:40pm EST

Nicole talks about Morning Joe's TV meltdown. Plus Journalist Mark Taylor Canfield on the FBI labeling Occupy as a terrorist organization, Code Pink's Medea Benjamin on Drones, Brennan, NRA, Gitmo & more, and comedian/actress Maysoon Zayid on the Oscar nominations


Nicole talks guns again, the threats to our planet - especially in Alaska - with Shannyn Moore. She's History's Amy Simon and Crooks & Liars' John Amato join in too.

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 12:44pm EST

Nicole talks about guns on the 2nd anniversary of the Tuscon shooting that injured Gabby Giffords and killed 6 people. Guests are Congressman Alan Grayson and The Political Carnival's GottaLaff. Plus Nicole reveals the details of a new big project

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 12:58pm EST

Nicole speaks with pundit/columnist Cliff Schecter about Al Jazeera's purchase of Current TV and where we're headed on gun legislation, and Crooks & Liars' Nicole Belle who returns for our weekly "Fools on the Hill" segment

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 12:31pm EST

Nicole welcomes Congressman Alan Grayson back to Congress, and talks about newly sworn in Senators Warren, Baldwin, and others... AlterNet's Joshua Holland talks about the cliffy deal, filibuster and more, and comedian/actress Maysoon Zayid joins in to talk about Current's sale to Al Jazeera and more

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 12:50pm EST

Nicole recaps the events of the last 48 hours leading to the passage of a short term fiscal deal. Guests are She's History's Amy Simon and Crooks & Liars' John Amato

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 12:32pm EST