The Nicole Sandler Show is broadcast live weekdays 5-6pm Eastern at, featuring interviews with newsmakers and commentary about the news of the day.

Nicole Sandler discusses the new trend of arresting school kids for offenses that used to merit detention or suspension with journalist Chase Madar.  Maysoon Zayid weighs in with an Oscar postscript.  And Nicole talks about yesterday's Senate guns hearing and SCOTUS on the Voting Rights Act too.

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 10:49am MST

Nicole talks about today's Supreme Court hearing on the Voting Rights Act with journalist Greg Palast. Congressman Alan Grayson talks about preserving Medicare, Medicaid & Social Security. And Crooks & Liars' John Amato and BradBlog's Brad Friedman revisited the Voting Rights Act hearing…

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 12:02pm MST

Nicole talks about our ailing "health care system" profiled in Time magazine's "Bitter Pill" cover story, and discusses it with "Deadly Spin" author, former health insurance VP Wendell Potter. Plus GottaLaff with more...

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 11:09am MST

Nicole talks Oscars! Plus, Lisa Graves of the Center for Media & Democracy pulls back the curtain on the astroturf "Fix the Debt" Campaign. And Crooks & Liars' Nicole Belle joins in with "Fools on the Hill"

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 10:41am MST

Nicole talks about Citizens United and overturning it with's David Cobb. Maysoon Zayid joins in to talk Oscar (both Pistorius and the awards being handed out Sunday)

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 10:37am MST

Nicole covered a lot of territory today. First up, the looming Sequester cuts and the history behind them (not what the GOP wants you to believe). Citizen journalist Robert (@rousseau_ist) joins in to talk about media and Sunday's Forward on Climate rally, Amy Simon of She's History told us of women in the miltary, and Crooks & Liars' John Amato gave us the scary scoop on drones.

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 10:52am MST

Nicole speaks with Absurdity Today's Julianna Forlano, who attended Sunday's Forward on Climate rally in DC, and The Political Carnival's GottaLaff

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 10:32am MST

Nicole talks about yesterday's Forward on Climate rally, and with Julia Trigg Crawford who's fighting to keep her farm in TX from eminent domain and Trans Canada. Plus Nicole Belle with Fools on the Hill

Happy Valentines Day! Nicole talks guns in the news (from Christopher Dornan to Wayne LaPierre to Oscar Pistorius...). Plus energy & climate with Richard Heinberg, and SOTU, GH and more with Maysoon Zayid

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 3:16pm MST

Nicole recaps last night's State of the Union Address with pundit Sally Kohn and Crooks & Liars' John Amato. Plus She's History's Amy Simon with some fabulous female facts

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 11:02am MST

Nicole talks about the fight for higher wages in Chicago via Fightfor15 with Elizabeth Parisian of Stand Up! Chicago.  Zack Green of UniteBlue tells about the new twitter group to connect the left. And Bill McKibben talks about this weekend's Forward on Climate rally in DC.  

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 11:26am MST

Nicole talks briefly about the Pope's resignation. Very briefly.  She speaks with investigative reporter Jim DeFede about GOP savior (or not) Marco Rubio, read Peter B. Collins' missive on progressive talk radio, and recaps the Sunday talking head shows with Nicole Belle in "Fools on the Hill" 

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 11:36am MST

Nicole speaks with HuffPost's Joshua Hersh about the Drone white paper and today's Brennan CIA confirmation hearings, and Maysoon Zayid about everything else

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 11:44am MST

Nicole gets the story on the Filibuster from Gregory Koger (author of "Filibustering"). Amy Simon tells about inspiring women, including Malala, and Crooks & Liars' John Amato talks about drones and more

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:39am MST

Nicole talks with Robert Platshorn about his TV show "Should Grandma Smoke Pot?". Plus GottaLaff of The Political Carnival joins in to talk about the news

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 10:29am MST

Nicole talks with truthout's Jason Leopold about his trip to Guantanamo Bay. Nicole Belle joins in for "Fools on the Hill" to talk guns, and GOP lies.  And, of course, last night was the Super Bowl. 

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 10:44am MST