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

Rachel Maddow has officially jumped the shark, carrying water for her corporate overlords (Comcast) and the Hillary Clinton campaign. Audio doesn't lie. Nicole takes off the gloves this morning.

Plus Driftglass and Howie

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:00am MST

Nicole Sandler recaps last night's CNN Forum with the 3 remaining GOP presidential hopefuls and it's a sadder reality than we could have imagined. Deborah Newell weighs in on one of her biggest problems with Hillary Clinton from her experience as a kid in Honduras (and a dip into the Oy Floriduh files too!).

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 9:59am MST

Nicole Sandler calls out the media for its role in turning the 2016 election into a farce. GottaLaff tells how the LA Times showed its bias this week. Claire Conner returns to the show to help trace the GOP insanity back to her childhood with the John Birch Society.  And Tim Canova, the congressional candidate challenging Debbie Wasserman Schultz returned. Plus tone matters, Susan Sarandon speaks out and lots more.

 We told you it was Primary Season 2.0. Nicole Sandler welcome Joel Silberman back to the show to talk about the Birdie symbolism on display this weekend, and Bernie Sanders’ landslide victories in all three caucuses on Saturday. Gaius Publius returns with the real delegate counts so you can push back on the corporate media spin.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 9:35am MST

It’s Good Friday. Nicole likes to end the week on a lighter note, so today she welcomes comedian & host of the Indie Bohemians podcast, Ron Placone to the show to talk about his experience touring colleges and feeling the Bern. Plus your phone calls, Saturday caucuses in Alaska, Hawaii and Washington State, and a Flashback Friday musical blast from Nicole’s radio past… Billy Bragg from August 27, 2009 on Air America radio!

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 9:36am MST

We are an angry nation inside an angry world. The choice we're making in this election year is how best to deal with the anger. Nicole discusses that and more with professor and author Harvey J. Kaye, and Blue America PAC's Howie Klein

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 9:46am MST

 Nicole Sandler recaps last night's "Western Tuesday" primaries as the tide seems to be turning for Bernie Sanders with two YUUUGE wins last night. We'll open the phones today at 954-889-6410 or via Skype at nicolesandler to talk about voting and the problems in Arizona too.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 9:45am MST

 The world awoke to another terrorist attack, this time in Brussels, Belgium.  We begin today's show checking in with Denis Campbell, editor of UK Progressive, for an update. Fellow commentator Benjamin Dixon weighs in on the 2016 primary season as we enter the second half. And the Gliberal Goddesses re-convene for some fabulous female facts as Women's History Month continues...

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:02am MST

Part two of the 2016 primary season is upon is, and madness is an apt description. Today, Nicole Sandler is joined by media strategist and trainer Joel Silberman who tries to make sense of the nonsensical. And Gaius Publius gives us the truth about delegate counts and what is possible.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 9:38am MST

Nicole's under the weather today, so figured this is a good day to replay some of her old interviews with Bernie Sanders. So, it's Sanders and Sandler, 2010-2015 as we Feel the Bern!


It's St. Patrick's Day and Nicole is hoping some Luck of the Irish rubs off on us today! It's a busy show, with Think Progress' Justice editor and author of "Injustices" Ian Milhiser weighing in on the new SCOTUS nominee. Plus Driftglass and Howie Klein weigh in on the 2016 campaign insanity.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:59am MST

Nicole Sandler recaps yesterday's not so super Tuesday primary results Deborah Newell returns to talk about her first voting experience and to share some FloriDUH stories. And Randi Rhodes weighs in on the election results, the future, the president's SCOTUS nominee (to be announced during the show), and her own FloriDUH voting experience too

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 9:35am MST

It's primary day in FL, OH, IL, MO & NC today. The revolution is in full swing, but won't be successful if you don't show up to vote! Today, Nicole Sandler is joined by former NAACP president Ben Jealous, filmmaker Jen Senko and @GottaLaff

It's National Pi Day! Nicole Sandler welcomes Bernie Sanders supporter Portia Boulger to the show after she was mis-identified by Trump supporters as the Nazi salute woman outside one of this rallies. Plus Joel Silberman weighs in on the media malpractice that created the monster that is Donald Trump.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 9:29am MST

Bernie Sanders wrapped up a quick tour of Florida before heading out to Ohio, another of the states going to the polls on Tuesday. Julianna Forlano helps recap this long, strange week in politics. RL Miller tells who Climate Hawks Vote supporters voted to endorse. And we'll end the week with a Flashback Fri segment with David Byrne (pronounced Bern!)

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:51am MST

Nicole Sandler was at last night's Democratic debate in Miami and shares her observations from the back of the hall. Harvey J. Kaye returns to discuss the insanity of the 2016 election season and more. And foreclosure defense attorney Bruce Jacobs tells us why the foreclosure crisis hasn't been mentioned in the debates, but is the sleeper issue of the 2016 election cycle.

Nicole Sandler discusses last night's Bernie Sanders rally in Miami and what had her distracted the whole time. Marcy Wheeler tells about Bernie's victory in Michigan last night, and Deborah Newell joins in to talk about FloriDUH and her reasons for becoming a US citizen.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:42am MST

Today is primary day in Michigan & Mississippi for all, plus Hawaii & Idaho for the GOP. It's also International Women's Day. We'll talk all that and more today. Guests are PG Sittenfeld, candidate for US Senate from Ohio, and the Gliberal Goddesses - @GottaLaff, Amy Simon and Nicole gather again.

Nicole recaps the weekend's primaries, caucuses, debate and more with Jim Bliekamp of WCME in Maine, media trainer/strategist Joel Silberman , and's John Ellis.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:56am MST

Another ground-breaking GOP debate for the books last night. Nicole recaps and more with Julianna Forlano. We end the week with a Flashback Friday musical blast from Nicole's radio past. Today, in honor of Ben Folds joining the Sanders campaign, we'll listen back to Ben Folds Five's first Los Angeles radio appearance, with Nicole from Oct. 1995.

As if it wasn’t already happening, things are getting ugly out there. Welcome to Primary Season in America. Today, Nicole Sandler welcomes Susan Smith, president of the Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida, and blogger/podcaster Driftglass too!

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:41am MST

Nicole recaps the Super Tuesday election returns with fellow FloriDUHian Deborah Newell and the Campaign for America's Future's Dave Johnson.

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

Today is Super Tuesday, when voters in 13 states go to the polls to cast their votes in the 2016 presidential primary. Guests today are journalist David Dayen and  @GottaLaff.

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Category:news and politics -- posted at: 10:38am MST