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 talks about Boehner's lawsuit against the president and the history of Executive Orders with Stephen Goldstein, who brings us the No More Bullshit Minute. Plus "Too Many People" and #CrowdedPlanet with Stephanie Feldstein of the Center for Biological Diversity

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Going to Pot on the show today - Mike Rogers of Raw Story fills in for Susie Madrak, and joins Nicole to talk with Ben Pollara of United for Care about Florida's Medical Marijuana amendment on the ballot in November. And Anat Shenker-Osario tells us about her work on how we talk about poverty.

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Nicole Sandler is joined by Amy Simon (She's History) and GottaLaff (The Political Carnival) for a Gathering of the Goddesses (reanmed by listeners in the chat as Gliberal Goddesses). But first, a look at the dominoes falling in the war on marriage equality with Rev. Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, executive director of the Campaign for Southern Equality.

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It's Flashback Friday on the Nicole Sandler Show. Nicole heads back to Netroots Nation to share her interviews with Mike Rogers of Raw Story & Netroots Connect, and John Bradshaw of the National Security Network.

Then it's back to Feb of 2000, as Nicole Sandler hosted the national world premiere broadcast of Steely Dan's first album in 20 years, Two Against Nature, complete with an interview with Donald Fagen and Walter Becker and lots of music.

Nicole Sandler talks with Israeli Peace Activist and founder of the Gush Shalom movement, Uri Avnery, from Tel Aviv. Plus Bryce Covert, The Nation contributor who wrote about two women's arrests for being poor single moms. She's History's Amy Simon tells us about the first women's convention in Seneca Falls, held this week in 1848, and Stephen Goldstein, author of The Dictionary of American Political Bullshit brings us another "No More Bullshit Minute."


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Nicole Sandler discusses the news of the day with today's guests: Susie Madrak, managing editor of Crooks & Liars, and Mario Piscatella, managing editor of Blue Nation Review.

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Nicole Sandler talks about the difficult issues of the day- how to and how not to handle them. Guests include American Atheists president David Silverman and The Political Carnival's @GottaLaff

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Nicole Sandler returns home after 10 days on the road, broadcasting live from the AFT14 convention in LA, and Netroots Nation in Detroit, with stories to share. Plus interviews recorded Saturday, including a member of the Detroit Peoples Water Board about the horrific water shutoffs there, CA state senate candidate Sandra Fluke, and The Nation's Washington correspondent John Nichols.

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After his wonderful speech to Netroots Nation '14, Rev. Dr. William Barber, the founder of the Moral Mondays movement and president of the NC NAACP, sat down with Nicole Sandler to talk about the need for a Moral Fusion Movement and what that entails.

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Nicole Sandler broadcasts live from Netroots Nation. On Day 2, guests included the Rev. Dr. William Barber, Credo's Becky Bond, Congressman Keith Ellison, economist Stephanie Kelton, Stephanie Taylor of the PCCC, Damon Silvers of the AFL-CiO, and many others!

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Nicole Sandler broadcasts live from Netroots Nation 2014 in Detroit! Today's guests include Lisa Graves of the Center for Media & Democracy/The Progressive, RL Miller of Climate Hawks Vote, Majority Report's Sam Seder, Richard Allen Smith of In the Public Interest, Henry the Buttonsmith, and US Senate candidate from Maine Shenna Bellows among others...

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Nicole Sandler is broadcasting live from She's History's Amy Simon's house in LA following a few days covering the AFT14 convention. On today's show, Amy joined in to talk about "Malala Day" yesterday, named for Pakistani powerhouse Malala Yousafzai who just turned 17! David Dayen of Salon joined in to talk about the growing divide amongst Democrats regarding education.

AFT, American Federation of Teachers, AFT14, AFT convention, Randi Weingarten, tenure, due process, Common Core, Vergara, Arne Duncan, secretary improvement plan

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Nicole Sandler broadcasts live from the American Federation of Teachers 2014 convention in Los Angeles. Guests include 10-year old Chicago education activist Asean Johnson, and a plethora of educators and AFT members and delegates.

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Nicole speaks with Mark Godsey of The Innocence Project about one of his clients who was finally freed after serving 25 years for a crime he didn't commit. Plus Amy SImon of She's History on the fight for contraceptive rights. And Steven Goldstein with the No More Bullshit Minute.

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Nicole Sandler talks with guests Susie Madrak and Cliff Schecter about the news, including Holly Hobby Lobby Fisher- the face of the American Tea-liban, plus the disconnect between the religious right and compassion, the Israel/Palestinian mess, guns in the news and more computer woes.

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Nicole Sandler takes a look at the latest news, from the mass shootings in Chicago over the weekend to the massive Typhoon hitting Japan (and the Fukushima plant), to the religious nuts taking over the country and more. Claire Conner, author of "Wrapped in the Flag" and The Political Carnival's @GottaLaff guest.

Nicole Sandler speaks with FL gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich- former leader of the Senate Democrats, running for the Democratic nomination in the primary on Aug 26. Plus Howie Klein on what's wrong with the Democratic Party in our weekly segment, "The Steve Israel Hour, sponsored by Little Debbie".

Nicole Sandler looks at American life on Independence Day 2014 with Will Bunch of the Philadelphia Daily News. Plus Stephen Goldstein wtih the "No More Bullshit Minute" and She's History's Amy Simon with the background on the ERA.

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Hobby Lobby wasn't the only bad decision from the Supreme Court this week. Today, we look at the assault on public sector unions in the Harris case, and talk with American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten. Plus Crooks & Liars' Susie Madrak on the sad state of this nation.

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

Nicole Sandler continues the discussion about yesterday's SCOTUS decision in the Hobby Lobby Case with RHRealityCheck senior legal analyst Jessica Mason Pieklo. GottaLaff joins in for hour two. Plus, a day of action at the FCC.