Eighteen days out from election day, and a number of states are throwing up barriers to prevent people from voting. Today, Nicole Sandler is joined by Mother Jones' Ari Berman, author of Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America.
Following a recap of the news of the day, Nicole Sandler welcomes Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC back to the show. We're 2 1/2 weeks away from the midterm elections and there's definitely an anti-red wave coming.
After an update on the news of the day, Nicole welcomes comedian, writer, activist and the host of Redacted Tonight with Lee Camp back to the show to talk politics, media, Trump and more... Lee has a new comedy special coming out on election day, Nov. 6. The “Very Patriotic Super Uncle Sam Comedy Special Not Allowed On American TV” will be found at LeeCampComedySpecial.com. Use the promo code "Uncle Sam" to get 25% off.
Every Tuesday, Nicole Sandler and @GottaLaff discuss the day's news as gleaned from Laffy's prolific Twitter feed. Today, Trump's Saudi Arabia problem, Elizabeth Warren fights back, and Trump keeps lying.
Congressman Ted Lieu is one of the bright rising stars of the Democratic Party, and he joins Nicole Sandler today to talk about being a progressive in DCCC leadership, and where we stand 26 days out from election day. Then Greg Palast drops by to give us an update on the voter purges in Georgia and Indiana. Find the purge lists at GregPalast.com.