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 discusses the new Pew study that says that women are now the breadwinners in 40% of households with kids, and the crazy pundits on the right who think it'll destroy our socity! Plus she discusses Obama's pick to head up the FBI and more in the news with Julianna Forlano and Cliff Schecter

Direct download: 20130530_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Breadwinners.mp3
Category:politics and news -- posted at: 2:13pm EDT

Nicole remembers some of Michele Bachmann's craziest moments as the news breaks that she will not seek a 5th term.  Sue Wilson of the Media Action Center spoke about her attempts to get the FCC to acknowlege that talk radio is not bonafide news, Amy Simon told us about Fanny Kemble, and C&L's John Amato helped me wrap things up for the day

Direct download: 20130529_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Shes_Gone.mp3
Category:politics and news -- posted at: 2:02pm EDT

Nicole talks about the Trans Pacific Partnership with Ben Beachly of Public Citizen's Global  Trade Watch, and medical marijuana with Robert Platshorn of The Silver Tour and "Should Grandma Smoke Pot?"

Direct download: 20130528_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_The_TPP_and_the_POT.mp3
Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:23pm EDT

In the wake of her interrupting President Obama's speech last Thursday, Nicole Sandler speaks with Code Pink co-founder Medea Benjamin about questioning the president, activism and how to make the world a better place.  Plus Nicole Belle of Crooks and Liars joins in for our weekly "Fools on the Hill" segment.

Direct download: 20130527_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Memorial_Day_with_Medea.mp3
Category:politics and news -- posted at: 5:24pm EDT

Nicole talks about all the madness facing us today with Absurdity Today's Julianna Forlano and the BradBlog's Brad Friedman.

Direct download: 20130523_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Mad_as_Hell.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 1:12pm EDT

Nicole talks about they Republican hypocrisy, this time as it relates to aid to the Oklahoma tornado victims.  The Nation's Josh Eidelson spoke about yesterday's federal contract workers strike and the problems facing our teachers. She's History's Amy Simon told us about Eleanor Roosevelt, and C&L's John Amato weighed in on LA's new mayor and NYC's mayoral race.

Direct download: 20130522_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Surviving.mp3
Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:33pm EDT

Nicole talked about all the ways we need to help each other today - from Team Rubicon (veterans disaster relief group) heading to OK, to the Home Defenders League at the DoJ, to striking federal non-union workers in DC, to SNAP (food stamp recipients) and more.

Direct download: 20130521_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Help.mp3
Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:40pm EDT

Nicole talks with investigative reporter Jason Leopold who just returned from 5 days at Guantanamo Bay, and Crooks & Liars' Nicole Belle during our "Fools on the Hill" segment. Plus "Fox or Onion Headline" and the real scandals facing us today.

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:57pm EDT

Nicole makes fun of Congressman Louie Gohmert (he asked for it!), and talks of Eric Holder redeeming himself, a little anyway. Julianna Forlano and Mayors Against Illegal Guns' Mark Glaze join in.

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 2:06pm EDT

Nicole recaps Eric Holder's press conference from yesterday. She explores how these "scandals" have been escalated to Nixonian - yet nothing Bush did ever came close - with Lee Fang, author of "The Machine" and Crooks and Liars' John Amato. Plus, She's History's Amy Simon on the rape culture in the military.


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

Nicole talks about the non-scandal Benghazi, the wrong scandal being reported regarding the IRS, and the true scandal from the DOJ over AP phone records with bloggers Digby and GottaLaff

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:16pm EDT

Nicole talks about mother's day, the fact that we now have over 400 parts per million of CO2 in the atmosphere, the Fast Food workers strikes around the country. And in "Fools on the Hill" with Nicole Belle, the recent IRS controversy & the GOP's Benghazi Tourettes' Syndrome

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 2:10pm EDT

Nicole dealt with phone problems today, so no guests! But we talked about the circus around Benghazi, sexual assault in the military, kidnapping and rapes in Cleveland, St. Louis fast food workers striking and more....

Direct download: 20130509_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Rape_is_Rape.mp3
Category:politics and news -- posted at: 5:37pm EDT

Nicole talks about two types of horror-filled places today: the garment factory collapse in Bangladesh that claimed 803 lives as of today with "Overdressed" author Elizabeth Cline, and the house in Cleveland where at least 3 women were held captive for over a decade. Crooks & Liars' Susie Madrak and She's History's Amy Simon joined the discussion

Direct download: 20130508_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Houses_of_Horror.mp3
Category:politics and news -- posted at: 12:24pm EDT

Once again, it comes down to guns. Nicole relies on Jon Stewart to recap the NRA Annual Meeting. Plus "Guns in the News" with @GottaLaff. And we met Ed Marksberry, running for the US Senate vs Mitch McConnell

Direct download: 20130507_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Not_Just_For_Adults_.mp3
Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:25pm EDT

Nicole contrasts this weekend's NRA Annual Meeting with the Sandy Hook Promise families and their concert. She speaks with Daylin Leach, funning for Congress from Philadelphia. And Nicole Belle joins from Crooks & Liars for "Fools on the Hill"- but the conversation veers off during our discussion of Howie Kurtz and the problems with media.

Direct download: 20130506_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Love_and_Music.mp3
Category:politics and news -- posted at: 1:04pm EDT

People are finally paying attention to Guantanamo Bay. Jason Leopold, who's been doing great reporting on this national embarassment, brought us up to date on the hunger strike and the background of Gitmo. Julianna Forlano joined in to talk about the news. And as her daughter's birthday is tomorrow, she spoke about her adoption from Kazakhstan.

Direct download: 20130502_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Get_out_of_Gitmo.mp3
Category:politics and news -- posted at: 12:57pm EDT

We need help, seriously!  Nicole talks with Jim Graves, congressional candidate running vs. Michele Bachmann. Plus She's History's Amy Simon and Crooks and Liars' John Amato

Direct download: 20130501_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Mayday_Mayday.mp3
Category:politics and news -- posted at: 12:51pm EDT