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.

Journalist, author and filmmaker Greg Palast joins Nicole to talk about stolen elections and his film, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy


Today's What's News covers Trump's 100 Days in office milestone

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

The two big topics on today's show - money, as D'ump's tax "plan" is rolled out, and media, as Sue Wilson of the Media Action Center joins in to talk about the coming end of Net Neutrality and more

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:15pm EST

Trump's tax plan, Zombie health care, NAFTA and the senate field trip are covered in today's What's News?

Direct download: 4-27-2017_Whats_News_-_The_Surreal_News_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 11:32am EST

Nicole recaps the latest news, then chats with John Nichols, national affairs correspondent of The Nation about his lede editorial "The First 100 Days of Resistance Restored Our Faith in Democracy"


What's News for Wed April 26, 2017

 

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

@GottaLaff joins in every Tuesday to talk about anything and everything in the news with Nicole Sandler

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:20pm EST

What's News? for Tuesday 4-25-17


Today's What's News? - the strangest 6 minutes of news on the 'net

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:50pm EST

Bernie Sanders joined new DNC chair Tom Perez on a red/purple state Unity tour. This is Bernie's entire speech from the Miami event on 4/18/17

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 8:04am EST

Nicole Sandler speaks with Gaius Publius about holes in the Syrian sarin gas story


He gets everything wrong in today's edition of What's News?

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 1:07pm EST

@GottaLaff joins Nicole Sandler on Tuesdays to talk about anything and everything in the news


Today's What's News? looks at Donald Trump's refusal to release his tax returns

Direct download: 4-18-2017_Whats_News_-_The_Show_Us_Your_Taxes_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:23pm EST

Today marks 12 weeks of the D'ump presidency, and the distractions are getting ever more dangerous. Today, we'll talk a bit about tomorrow's Tax Day March-a-Lago, the latest from the Dumpster administration, and Boca Britany Somers hangs out in studio. And we'll open the phones at 954-889-6410 or Skype at nicolesandler for whatever is on your mind today.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:35pm EST

Today's What's News? explains the mother of all distractions in the form of bombs


Today, the "US" dropped the MOAB (Mother of all Bombs) - the largest non-nuclear bomb ever deployed in Afghanistan, ostensibly against ISIS-K. Nicole will take your calls on what this all means, along with the other changes in attitude by President Evil. Plus, it's Thursday, so Howie Klein is here to talk about what happened in the Kansas special election on Tuesday, next week in Georgia, and beyond.

Direct download: 20170413_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Mother_Fuker.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:25pm EST

Direct download: 4-13-2017_Whats_News_-_The_White_House_Whiplash_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:18pm EST

It's a busy Wednesday as Nicole is joined by former CIA officer Jack Rice to talk about the latest on Syria, Russia, FISA warrant for Carter Page and more intrigue. And to lighten the mood, Nicole's fellow FloriDUHian Deborah Newell returns for another segment of Oy FloriDUH

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 6:05pm EST

Today's What's News? with Sean Spicer, unintentional holocaust denier

Direct download: 4-12-2017_Whats_News_-_The_Spicey_Holocaust_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 1:28pm EST

It's Tuesday, so Laffy joins in to poke fun at the ridiculousness that is the Trump administration

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:19pm EST

Today's What's News?

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

Another busy news day as Trump bombs Syria and the Senate steals a Supreme Court seat. In the wake of the new law gutting our internet privacy, Nicole speaks with Jacob Hoffman-Andrews of the Electronic Frontier Foundation about how best to protect ourselves and our information online


Nicole Sandler's What's News - the most unique take on the news on the net

Direct download: 4-7-2017_Whats_News_-_The_Rockets_Red_Glare_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 2:04pm EST

The GOP went nuclear after the Dems filibustered their SCOTUS nominee for the stolen seat. The Mercers lose the seat they bought on the National Security Council for Steve Bannon. And D'ump is already sending troops, secretly, into Syria. Down with Tyranny and Blue America's Howie Klein is here for our regular Thursday afternoon get-together


Nicole Sandler's What's News with some comedy relief from our national tragedy

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 1:53pm EST

Nicole Sandler checks in with Denis Campbell, aka UK Progressive, as the world seems to be crumbling around us


Nicole Sandler's "What's News?" - the most unique newscast on the air

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:19pm EST

It's Tuesday, so Nicole Sandler is joined by GottaLaff to follow the insanity down the rabbit hole


Nicole Sandler's What's News today looks at GOP hypocrisy

Direct download: 4-4-2017_Whats_News_-_The_Hypocrisy_Reigns_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 2:08pm EST

Brit Somers joins Nicole in the studio today to talk about her recent trip to Tallahassee to lobby the legislators. It's also Trans Visibility Day, so we've got that covered too. Plus, the White House is imploding, and tomorrow's April Fools Day.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:26pm EST

Nicole Sandler's What's News looks at the various investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 elections


Nicole speaks with Ross Mittiga, candidate for state delegate from Virgina, who's looking to unseat the conserva-Dem House Minority Leader there. Then, as he does each Thursday, Howie Klein joins in from Blue America and Down with Tyranny. Today, he'll tell us about the special Congressional race in GA-6

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 9:04pm EST

Nicole Sandler's unique look at the day's news

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:19pm EST

For some reason (a new book to promote), Trump acolyte Roger Stone agreed to an interview with Nicole Sandler. Today's the day!

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:16pm EST

Nicole Sandler's What's News today looks at the horrible behavior of Trump Republicans 

Direct download: 3-29-2017_Whats_News_-_The_Distract__Insult_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 12:14pm EST

Trump starts the week with a bang, by killing off President Obama's climate initiatives. GottaLaff joins Nicole to talk about that and the rest of Trump's latest atrocities. In advance of Nicole's interview with Roger Stone tomorrow, Natalie Davis joins in with a book report (she read Stone's book so Nicole didn't have to!).

Direct download: 20170328_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_What_Trump_Wants_to_Kill_Next.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:15pm EST

Nicole Sandler's What's News today tackles the GOP's efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act

Direct download: 3-28-2017_Whats_News_-_The_Repeal__Replace_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 8:37am EST

Nicole is out today, so in the wake of all the attention on Breitbart so-called news, we're replaying her "debate" with Andrew Breitbart from Oct 7, 2008 on Marc Germain's TalkRadioOne.com


Nicole is out today, so in the wake of all the attention on Breitbart so-called news, we're replaying her "debate" with Andrew Breitbart from Oct 7, 2008 on Marc Germain's TalkRadioOne.com


Never a dull moment in 2017 America. Today is Day 4 in the Neil Gorsuch SCOTUS confirmation hearings, the House Intelligence Committee investigating Trump campaign-Russia collusion  charges implodes, it's vote day for the ACA repeal & replacement bill, and Howie Klein joins us on the show!


Nicole Sandler's What's News? - the most unique six minutes of daily news on the net

Direct download: 3-23-2017_Whats_News_-_The_Nunez_Goes_Rogue_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 8:54am EST

Richard "RJ" Eskow joins in today to help Nicole navigate the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Neil Gorsuch, and other news


Today's What's News looks at Neil Gorsuch's SCOTUS confirmation hearings

Direct download: 3-22-2017_Whats_News_-_The_SCOTUS_Charade_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 2:12pm EST

It's March Madness in DC... Comey testified that there is an investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to the Russians, and there's no evidence to support Trump's claim that Obama wiretapped him. The Gorsuch SCOTUS confirmation hearings are underway. And GottaLaff joins in the discussion.

Direct download: 20170321_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Its_a_Truly_Mad_World.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:22pm EST

What's News for Tues 3-21-17

Direct download: 3-21-2017_Whats_News_-_The_Comey_Testifies_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 1:17pm EST

On this St. Patrick's Day, Nicole speaks with Dr. Steve Buser, a psychiatrist and editor of "A Clear & Present Danger: Narcissism in the Era of President Trump"


Nicole Sandler's What's News? - the most exciting six minutes of daily news on the interwebs

Direct download: 3-17-2017_Whats_News_-_The_Dump_Budget_Cuts_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:22pm EST

Nicole Sandler says the tides have turned with the right wing nutjob voted down in The Netherlands. D'ump released his first budget proposal, and Howie Klein returns for our weekly get-together


Nicole Sandler's "What's News?" - the most informative, musical and creative six minutes of news on the 'net

Direct download: 3-16-2017_Whats_News_-_The_Good_News_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 1:22pm EST

Somehow it seems fitting that Gaius Publius should be our guest on the Ides of March, when he'll tell us about Wikileaks, the CIA and Vault 7, Comey, Russia, D'ump's taxes and more...


Somehow it seems fitting that Gaius Publius should be our guest on the Ides of March, when he'll tell us about Wikileaks, the CIA and Vault 7, Comey, Russia, D'ump's taxes and more...


What's News is Nicole Sandler's daily take on the news of the day

Direct download: 3-15-2017_Whats_News_-_The_Trump_Tax_Travesty_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:17pm EST

Nicole is joined by @GottaLaff on this Pi Day. But first, she shares her "Obamacare Disaster Story," as requested by the White House!

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 5:22pm EST

Today's What's News segment deals with the Republican's plan to replace the ACA


Heather "Digby" Parton returns to the show for the first time since D'ump was sworn in as president #4

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:22pm EST

Today's What's News showcases some journalists who've grown a pair! 

Direct download: 3-10-2017_Whats_News_-_The_Journalists_Fact_Checking_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:09pm EST

It's a busy Thursday- first up, Robert Platshorn who served the longest sentence for a non-violent marijuana offense in US history and now helps people wanting a career in the legal cannabis field. Then, as she does every Thursday, Nicole chats with Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC about making America Progressive again!

Direct download: 20170309_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-Pot_n_Politics.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:32pm EST

Today's What's News? episode focuses in on Sean Spicer, the White House Press Secretary

Direct download: 3-9-2017_Whats_News_-_The_Spicy_Strikes_Again_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 2:11pm EST

It was another crazy weekend in Trump-land. From his Saturday morning Twitter tirade to Monday's Muslim Ban 2.0 and the "American Health Care Act" revealed - Nicole and @GottaLaff discuss it all. Amy Simon of She's History joins in to tell us about Women's History Month and International Woman's Day, happening tomorrow along with "A Day Without Women" - the International Woman's Strike!


What's News looks at the 45th president's actions as he enters his 7th week in office...

Direct download: 3-7-2017_Whats_News_-_The_But_Wait_Theres_More_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 1:24pm EST

We start the show with a few Good News stories, because in this political climate, we need good news! Then we're joined by David Rolf, president of SEIU 775 and VP of SEIU national, who wrote an article with billionaire (one of the good ones) Nick Hanauer called "Portable  Benefits for an Insecure Workforce".

Direct download: 20170303_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Good_News_Friday.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:25pm EST

Today's edition of What's News? focuses in on GOP hypocrisy

Direct download: 3-3-2017_Whats_News_-_The_GOP_Hypocrisy_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 8:43am EST

It's the 113th anniversary of Dr. Seuss's birthday, so Nicole brings out her favorite book, the most politically relevant, even today, to share it for the occasion. Plus, it's Thursday, so Howie Klein explains the problem with the Democrats.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:36pm EST

Today's What's News episode looks at AG Jeff Sessions' lie to the Senate Judiciary Committee about meeting with the Russian ambassador during the presidential campaign


Nicole starts the show with some Good News (a new feature on the show!), and then spoke with Joel Silberman, who gave us his take on last night's first address to a joint session of Congress by the new president.. 


Nicole Sandler's What's News today fact checks the president's address to a joint session of Congress

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 8:14am EST

Nicole Sandler speaks with former Nixon White House counsel John Dean about the current oval office occupant. Then GottaLaff joins in..


What's News for today focuses on some of the stupid shit President #45 says


What's News for today focuses on some of the stupid shit President #45 says


After reading an article this morning entitled "‘Post-election stress disorder’ sweeps the nation," Nicole Sandler invited the founder of Life Source Retreats, Michele Clark, on the show today to share some strategies for getting through the next four years while taking care of ourselves at the same time.

Direct download: 20170224_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Soul_Refreshing.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 5:06pm EST

Nicole Sandler listened to Donald Trump's address to CPAC so you didn't have to, and shares some of what she heard in this edition of What's News?

Direct download: 2-24-2017_Whats_News_-_The_CPAC_is_Whack_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:36pm EST

With the madness going on around us, it was time for a bit of levity. Plus, Lisa Graves, Executive Director of the Center for Media & Democracy tells us about the great work they're doing to counter the Trump brigade.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 5:12pm EST

Today's What's News 

Direct download: 2-23-2017_Whats_News_-_The_Laugh_It_Off_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:34pm EST

Nicole Sandler's musically infused look at the day's news, with a bit of snark thrown in too..

Direct download: 2-22-2017_Whats_News_-_The_Water_of_Love_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:44pm EST

Today is the Army Corps of Engineers' deadline for the Standing Rock NoDAPL protesters to vacate their camps, Maxine Waters calls the oil profiteers in the Trump administration scumbags, Scumbag Trump pulls transgender rights under title 9, and there might be life in the universe... all that and more on today's Nicole Sandler Show! Visit nicolesandler.com for the blog, podcasts, and more free content, though your donations are what keeps us going.


What happened while I was on vacation, What's News style


Nicole returns from her vacation at Life Source Retreats in Tulum, Mexico with a new attitude! It's Tuesday, so GottaLaff is here to hear all about it and share some of what happened while Nicole was gone.


The much beloved Professor Tim Canova is Brit's guest for most of the hour.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 5:05pm EST

On today's show, Brit talks with guests - Steve Boone of The Lovin' Spoonfuland his new book, "Hotter Than a Match Head". Professor Harvey J. Kaye, author of "Fight for the Four Freedoms", joins Brit to discuss composer Aaron Copland's Fanfare for the Common man.


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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:33pm EST

Join Brit and her guest Laffy for a birdseye lowdown of the world today. A rocky start, but Britany leaves the studio intact. 


Nicole's What''s News...

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:58pm EST

Nicole is leaving on vacation after today's show...  "Boca" Britany Somers will fill in while she's gone. Today, Jeff Sharlet, author of "C Street", "The Family" and other books and articles will guest,

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:33pm EST

Today's What's News: Nicole explains the D'ump administration gaslighting of America. 

Direct download: 2-9-17_Whats_News_-_The_This_is_Gaslighting_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:31pm EST

Howie Klein is back to talk about the Dems best chances to pick up a Senate seat or 3 in 2018... it'll come down to Nevada, Arizona and Texas. Nicole explains how the D'ump administration is Gaslighting the country, and Boca Britany Somers is here, getting ready to fill in all next week while Nicole is on vacation.

Direct download: 20170209_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Lie_Lie_Land.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:21pm EST

Nicole Sandler's look at today's news.

Direct download: 2-8-17_Whats_News_-_The_Nevertheless_She_Persisted_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:27pm EST

Ian Millhiser of Think Progress explains the ninth circuit court hearing on Trump's travel ban, and weighs in on the legality of his other actions of late. Plus, Bernie and ted Cruz debate ACA and McConnell tries to muzzle Elizabeth Warren.

Direct download: 20170208_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Nevertheless_She_Persisted.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:17pm EST

Today, a billionaire public school opponent bought her way into the cabinet post of Secretary of Education...

Direct download: 2-7-17_Whats_News_-_The_Who_Needs_Public_Education_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 5:31pm EST

Nicole Sandler, GottaLaff & Boca Brit Somers discuss the fact that billionaire public education foe Betsy DeVos was confirmed as Secretary of Education today. AFT President Randi Weingarten called in too.

Direct download: 20170207_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_The_End_of_Public_Education.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

What's News? for Friday, Feb 3, 2017

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:40pm EST

Today Nicole talks with Jonathan Larsen of  The Fucking News. Attorney Bruce Jacobs who is taking on the banks over mortgage fraud.

Direct download: 20170203_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_The_Fucking_News.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:20pm EST

It's Thursday, so Howie Klein joins Nicole to talk politics. Today, he tells the frightening tale of a threatening phone call he received in response to a story he posted at Down With Tyranny! Plus Boca Brit is in the studio again...

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:20pm EST

Nicole Sandler's What's News takes on Trump's "reality"

Direct download: 2-2-17_Whats_News_-_TheThis_Is_Not_A_Reality_Show_Edition.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:18pm EST

Nicole Sandler is joined by Matt Taibbi, author of the new book, Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus! And Boca Brit Somers is hanging out all week too!


The third and final part of the What's News special edition recounting the 14 Defining Characteristics of Fascism


Part 2 of What's News Special Edition - the 14 Defining Characteristics of Fascism


Nicole Sandler and her guests - Boca Britany Somers and @GottaLaff try to navigate the Opposite World known as D'ump Land


Nicole Sandler talks with attorney, journalist and former CIA agent Jack Rice about D'ump's speech at the CIA, his obsessions with (crowd) size, and the rest of the evidence that shows he's an insecure little man with a really teeny peenie.

Direct download: 20170127_Nicole_Sandler_Show_-_Epic_Insecurity.mp3
Category:news and politics -- posted at: 4:29pm EST

As we come to the end of the first week of the D'ump era, it's apparent that it's fascism rising. So, on the next few episodes of What's News?, Nicole will run down the 14 Defining Characteristics of Fascism.