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 speaks with Michael Steven Smith, one of the editors of "Imagine Living in a Socialist USA". Amy Simon of She's History and Absurdity Today's Julianna Forlano join in too.

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

Nicole recaps last night's State of the Union. Susie Madrak weighs in (and gives us the latest dirt on Christie). And self-described Communist Jessie Myerson talks about the 5 Economic Reforms that would make this country a better place.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 11:58am MST

Nicole pays tribute to the late, great Pete Seeger, previews tonight's SOTU and talks about other important issues with Digby and GottaLaff

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 11:38am MST

Nicole talks with Congressman Alan Grayson about the TPP, SOTU, WV woes and lots more. Nicole Belle brings "Fools on the Hill". Plus the Grammys, Mike Huckabee's female problem and more insanity.

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

Today, Nicole takes a bit of a detour from politics to talk about the quest for happiness, which is hard to come by when you're living in poverty. Dr. Susan Shumsky will teach us how to achieve happiness. Amy Simon will weigh in on 41 years of Roe v Wade, and Julianna Forlano brings the funny

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 11:27am MST

Nicole talks with Ric O'Barry, former dolphin trainer turned activist, about the dolphin slaughter at Taiji Cove in Japan. Susie Madrak joined in to talk about the news, and more. Plus a group files a suit for marriage equality in Florida.

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

Nicole marks a double auspicious anniversary today - the SCOTUS Citizens United ruling, and the end of Air America Radio with John Nichols of The Nation. In hour 2, GottaLaff and Cliff Schecter join in to pay tribute to Paddy Kraska, Laffy's partner at The Political Carnival. who died last week.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 11:42am MST

Nicole talks about Martin Luther King on his holiday. Emptywheel's Marcy Wheeler explained what Obama said about NSA reforms. Crooks & Liars' Nicole Belle joined in with Fools on the Hill. Plus Mary Matalan on drugs, movie review and the Northridge Quake, 20 years later.

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

Nicole talks with Howie Klein (DownWithTyranny, Blue America PAC) about where your political contributions actually go. Amy Simon fills us in on the Shriver Report, and Julianna Forlano brings laughs about Christie and more

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 11:35am MST

Nicole talks with Crooks & Liars' Susie Madrak about the news, from ChristieGate to Congressional malfunction.'s Harvey Wasserman checks in with the latest info on Fukushima. And Bruce weighs in on Christie!

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 10:55am MST

Tim Karr explains what today's DC court ruling against Net Neutrality means. The Nicole Sandler Show on

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:14am MST

Nicole exposes the secrets being kept and lies we're being told by those in power - including about the TPP and Fast Track Authority (with Dave Johnson), Chris Christie's scandals (with @GottaLaff), and today's court ruling that signaled the death of Net Neutrality (with Tim Karr)

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 10:46am MST

Nicole starts the week with HORN's Bob Kincaid to shine a light on the chemical "spill" in W VA that has made the water toxic, and Crooks & Liars' Nicole Belle with "Fools on the Hill". And some Chris Christie shaming too.

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 11:37am MST

Chris Christie claims he's not a bully while he blames his top aides for the GW Bridge fiasco. Nicole talks about it with Absurdity Today's Julianna Forlano. Christie's woes dominated today's shows, with a brief weed break with The Silver Tour's Robert Platshorn.

I have lots of sympathy, but none of it goes to Frank Luntz who's complaining of "profound depression." Welcome to the club. On today's show, the unbearable reality of being... with Susie Madrak and @GottaLaff

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 11:59am MST

And we're not just talking about the weather! After a really rough start, Nicole talks with Maysoon Zayid about her TED talk (and bigger issues). Nicole Belle joins in from Crooks & Liars for our first "Fools on the Hill" segment of the new year

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 12:19pm MST

Nicole hosts her first show of the new year... Hello 2014, what took you so long?

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Category:politics and news -- posted at: 6:23am MST