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 Sandler speaks with her favorite congressman, Alan Grayson, and encourages him to run for the US Senate. GottaLaff joins in during hour two for some fun with the news. 

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Today, Nicole talks with Lisa Graves of the Center for Media & Democracy (ALEC Exposed & more) about the bipartisan coalition on criminal justice reform and whether ALEC, the Kochs, etc can be trusted. Plus David Silverman, president of American Atheists on this week's convention and the controversy surrounding it.

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

Nicole takes on Gov Mike Pence of Indiana, who yesterday signed the "Religious Freedom Restoration Act" that allows business to discriminate against LGBTQ people. Jon Gold guests to talk about the top secret 28 pages of the 9/11 commission report, and his interview about it with former Sen. Bob Graham. And it's Friday, so we'll end with a double musical blast from the past with Aimee Mann and Jonatha Brooke.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:25pm EST

Nicole Sandler speaks with political scientist Harvey Kaye about the 2016 field, including Scott Walker, governor of his state of WI. The Gliberal Goddesses reconvene as Women's History Month comes to a close. Plus the lastest news, opinions & more...

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:33pm EST

Today, Nicole welcomes the always quoteable Digby back to the show to talk 2016 and more. Plus a new feature, "They Said What?" and the pronuncication police are out in force.

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

Today, Nicole welcomes the always quoteable Digby back to the show to talk 2016 and more. Plus a new feature, "They Said What?" and the pronuncication police are out in force.

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

Today, Nicole welcomes the always quoteable Digby back to the show to talk 2016 and more. Plus a new feature, "They Said What?" and the pronuncication police are out in force.

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

Today, Nicole welcomes the always quoteable Digby back to the show to talk 2016 and more. Plus a new feature, "They Said What?" and the pronuncication police are out in force.

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

Nicole Sandler welcomes Van Jones back to the show to talk about his latest endeavor, cutting prison population by 50% in 10 years. He's partnering with some you wouldn't expect. We talk about all of it on today's show. In the second hour, Nicole had to run out to an appointment, so from her archives we hear a 2007 interview with Norman Lear, and her 2008 conversation with Bill Maher!

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 1:54pm EST

Today, Nicole talks about the bullshit being piled on us, figuratively and literally, daily. Tom Butler joins in to talk about a new book on Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot. Joel Silberman dissects the message being perpetrated by "House of Cards" and Third Way. And we go back to the FloriDUH files too.

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

On the 12th anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq, Cindy Sheehan is leading a peace action in DC and joins us to talk about it. Plus Bibi pulls an Emily Litella, another edition of "Mean People Suck". And for our Flashback Friday segments today, we'll hear my interviews with Jonny Lang from 1999 and Shelby Lynne from 2000 (including their performances)


Nicole talks about the news, including three mass shootings yesterday, the Bill Clinton for First Lady campaign, and Republican nonsense with her guests, Cliff Schecter and @GottaLaff. Plus Huffington Post's Zach Carter gets us started with a TPP secrecy update.

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

Nicole talks extremes on today's show. From the tragic - the election results in Israel are in, and Nicole talks with Israeli peace activist Uri Avnery about them; and the White House is adopting right wing tactics to push the TPP, Gaius Publius exposes the deception. Plus Aaron Schock resigns, and another edition of the FloriDUH files...

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

On this St. Patrick's Day, Nicole talks with World Beyond War's David Swanson about this week's #SpringRising actions in DC marking 12 years since we invaded Iraq. And author Rick Perlstein checks in from Chicago where Rahm Emanuel might be defeated by a progressive in the mayoral race!


Today, Nicole recaps the weird murders outlined in HBO's The Jinx, leading up to Robert Dursts' arrest yesterday, and our 3 degrees of separation! Plus, two awful anniversaries: we talk Fukushima 4 with Harvey Wasserman, and 12 Years since Iraq 

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:33pm EST

 "Boca" Britany Somers joins Nicole Sandler in studio today to talk with Equality Florida's Gina Duncan about Florida's "bathroom surveillance bill" currently before the FL legislature, which would prohibit transgender people from using the restroom in which they best fit. For Flashback Friday, we go back to 1996   for Nicole's session with Richard Thompson  

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

Today, Nicole Sandler sadly revisits the topic of bigotry. Racism, sexism and other isms... The shooting of 2 police officers in Ferguson tops the news. Jeff Sharlet on his latest for GQ, a piece about the Mens Rights Movement. And, as it's still Women't History Month, She's History's Amy Simon tells us about the history of Black women in Congress, and more...

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 1:05pm EST

Today marks the fourth anniversary of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami that crippled the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant. Nicole talks about it with the Green News Report's Desi Doyen. And Crooks & Liars' Susie Madrak makes her last weekly appearance on the show...

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:48pm EST

Nicole discusses the latest outrage from today's Republican party- an open letter to the leaders of Iran trying to sabotage ongoing talks, an act she believes is treason. Attorney Michael Minardi tells about representing the first defendant in FL to get a not guilty verdict using medical marijuana as a defense. And GottaLaff is back!

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:29pm EST

I know we sprung forward this weekend, but the 50th anniversary commemoration of Bloody Sunday shows we're actually turning back the hands of time. Nicole discusses that and more on today's show. Plus CAF's Dave Johnson with the latest on the Trans Pacific Partnership and more...

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 1:37pm EST

Today, Nicole talks about the lack of progress here in the US regarding equal rights for all. One prime example is the GOP's continued efforts to stop everyone from having access to health care. CAP's Ian Millhiser guests to explain what happened at the Supreme Court yesterday. In hour two, Amy Simon with some Fabulous Female Facts to inform you for Women's History Month


There's no shortage of news for Nicole Sandler to discuss today, from Netanyahu's speech yesterday, Democrats save the day by voting to fund DHS, Petraeus really did betray us, Hillary emails, Ferguson racism, SCOTUS hears a big challenge to the ACA, and it's been 50 years since Bloody Sunday. Susie Madrak and Ari Berman guest.

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

Today, the Florida legislative session convenes, and Awake the State rallies are planned in every county to get people involved. Nicole Sandler attempts to awaken progressives around the country with her daily program, today talking with Huffington Post's Ryan Grim about the effect of the Citizens United SCOTUS decision on politics five years later. Plus media strategist & trainer Joel Silberman on the Hillary Clinton email problem, Netanyahu's speech, and more.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:42pm EST

It's a new week and a new month, yet the fights just keep on coming. This week, the fight to fund the DHS continues, SCOTUS takes up a big challenge to the Affordable Care Act, Netanyahu inserts himself into American politics, and more! Today, Nicole Sandler talks about those issues, plus what happened at CPAC this weekend. Guests include Trita Parsi (President, Nat'l Iranian American Council), and a look at FL's Awake the State efforts.

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