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 mess that is the Secret Service, and checks in on the live House Oversight Committee Hearing on the agency, and other unbelievable news of the day. GottaLaff joins in for hour two!

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:38pm EDT

Nicole Sandler discusses some of the insanity in the news, including the Value Voters Summit, Obama's 60 Minutes interview, and someone who says he'll run for president. Howie Klein is back with The Steve Israel Hour, and Gaius Publius tells us what happened, or didn't, during Climate Week.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 1:44pm EDT

Today, Nicole Sandler speaks with two of her favorite members of Congress - Senator Bernie Sanders and Congressman Alan Grayson. Plus, farwell to Eric Holder, and a musical Flashback Friday segment with Lyle Lovett from 1995 at LA's KSCA fm 101.9

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:54pm EDT

Nicole talks about the madness that is the US involvement in yet another war, and the lip service being paid to climate change. Guests include Susie Madrak of Crooks & Liars, and World Beyond War's David Swanson. Plus Osceola County (FL) commission candidate Viviana Janer who was fired by Marriott because she wouldn't quit the race tells us about what happened.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:26pm EDT

Nicole talks about yesterday's Flood Wall Street Action and Sunday's People's Climate March with Bill Moyers' Joshua Holland. Amy Simon tells us about Him For Her, introduced by Emma Watson at the UN. Plus more news, commentary and fun.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:36pm EDT

Nicole discusses yesterday's largest-ever climate march and what we must do to change things. Engineer/inventor Mitch Heldt guests to tell us about some planet-saving inventions he's working on. Howie Klein joins in for The Steve Israel Hour, sponsored by Little Debbie to talk about climate-concerned candidates, Debbie's woes and what a real progressive looks like.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 1:04pm EDT

It's Talk Like a Pirate Day, the start of the People's Climate March & Mobilization, Flashback Friday, and Congress is in recess again. Nicole discusses it all, along with the rest of the news. No Nukes activist Harvey Wasserman,  and Medical Marijuana advocate Robert Platshorn guest. And for Flashback Friday, we go back to 2000 for Nicole's interview and performance with Natalie Merchant.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:15pm EDT

Nicole Sandler talks about the need to protect ourselves from various dangers including the effects of climate change to physical abuse. Guests are Climate Hawks Vote's RL Miller, She's History's Amy Simon, and The Safety Godmothers author Ellen Snortland.

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

Nicole discusses how making our voices heard works, at least in one instance. And it's the third anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. Crooks & Liars' Susie Madrak and comedian John Fugelsang are today's guests.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:41pm EDT

Nicole speaks with The Nation's Lee Fang about who is paying the pro-war military pundits beating the war drums all over our TVs, and GottaLaff about the excuses people make for beating their kids.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:36pm EDT

Nicole talks politics with Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC, and shines a light on the idiots in charge in Washington DC.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 1:01pm EDT

It's Friday! Nicole talks with The Nation's Washington correspondent John Nichols about the fight against ISIS, and the latest from the Senate obstructionists. For our Flashback Friday segment, Nicole reaches back to 2000 for a session with Wild Colonials, after she talks with the band's singer, Angela McCluskey about her current projects and her take on Scotland's upcoming vote on separating from the UK.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:51pm EDT

Nicole recaps President Obama's speech justifying war yet again. Stephen Miles of Win Without War weighs in. Plus, Barry Lynn, executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church & State guests.


It's like deja vu all over again. Nicole talks about the new drumbeats of war in advance of the president's address to the nation tonight. Susie Madrak and Heather "Digby" Parton guest to talk about ISIS and the rest of the news

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 1:09pm EDT

Nicole Sandler tries to make sense of the day's news, including the domestic violence on video display. The Gliberal Goddesses - @GottaLaff, Amy Simon and Nicole talk about sexism and domestic violence in the wake of the Ray Rice's release.

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

Nicole talks with Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC's Howie Klein on The Steve Israel Hour (sponsored by Little Debbie) about the final primary elections this cycle and more. Plus Oil & Energy Analyst and author Antonia Juhasz tells us about the new ruling against BP in the Deepwater Horizon disaster. And we find out all of it is all about the money..

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

Nicole talk about the latest news, including the conviction of former VA Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife on corruption charges. NY Communites for Change's Greg Basta told us about yesterday's global fast food workers strike, and DeSmogBlog's Steve Horn filled us in on the Keystone XL "clone" that's already pumping tar sands sludge.

For Flashback Friday, Nicole pulled out two of her interview with Chris Isaak - one from a national live Halloween broadcast from the House of Blues in LA on 10-31-96, and the second from a new radio station in LA in December of 1998. 


Today, Nicole deals with the sad news about the execution of journalist Steven Sotloff by ISIS terrorists. Comedian and columnist Dean Obiedallah discusses his Daily Beast piece on what it'll take to stop ISIS. Emptywheel's Marcy Wheeler joins in too. Plus, Susie Madrak discusses America's declining wages and the lack of integrity in politicians in the wake of Bill de Blasio's endorsement of Kathy Hochul for Lt. Gov of NY.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:53pm EDT

Nicole Sandler welcomes a new partner to Radio or Not- her old friend @GottaLaff now calls RoN home, and joins in for hour two of today's show. In the first hour, a look at labor in America, and Ted Lieu, congressional candidate from CA33 join in too.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT