It's a busy Thursday on the show, as the race tightens. Nicole welcomes Howie Klein back to the show to talk about all of it! MoveOn's Ben Wikler tells us about their record-breaking endorsement of Bernie Sanders. And it's Driftglass Thursday too!
On this Veterans Day, Nicole Sandler suggests creating more veterans by bringing our troops home. Sadly, that's not the current trajectory. On today's show, Nicole recaps last night's 4th GOP debate, dips into the Oy FloriDUH files with Deborah Newell Tornello, and revisits the TPP now that the full text is public with Global Trade Watch's Melinda St. Louis
Nicole talks with John Carroll, the journalist who challenged the new owner of a pharma company who raised the price on one drug almost 5000%. Plus the return of the Gliberal Goddesses (@GottaLaff, Amy Simon and Nicole Sandler) to talk about the rest of the news, including the end of Scott Walker's presidential bid!
Whether bloody sport or contentious reality show, the 2016 primary season has [thus far, I know we are all excited about the Joe Biden Elizabeth Warren assignation] precisely two strong dames to keep on opposite sides of the ropes. But are they both actually competing for the only Oval Office? […]
The inimitable Horsey, The L.A. Times I don't enjoy typing that Megyn Kelly has a milligram of my support, and I'm one twitchy feminista just thinking it out loud … but that's the perversely consistent thing about The Devil Donald, he's an equal opportunity crass a$$hole. Behold: Ladies, gents; we have our very own custom privée Waterloo of Political CrayCray straightaway ahead of us. This is the momento to deftly herd the Blowhard Buffoon into the Putin-rivaling maneuver that has him seated victoriously astride the shark-jumping gold Trumpian helicopter. Hair blowin' in the winds that are [...]
Nicole talks money in politics with a guy whose name is synonymous with it, Shaun McCutcheon (as in McCutcheon v FEC), plus more in the 2016 sweepstakes. For Flashback Friday, it's David Byrne from this week in 1994.
Nicole deals with the day's top news. Huffington Post's Ryan Grim joins in with the latest on today's surprise vote on Fast Track. Green News Report's Desi Doyen tells us about the Pope's Encyclical on climate change. And 9 people are dead in a shooting at a church in SC.
Nicole was so impressed by Bernie Sanders' campaign kick off rally in Burlington VT yesterday (and pissed that MSNBC cut it off when Al Sharpton came on), that she begins today's show with Bernie's entire speech! TPM's Daniel Strauss tells about the issue that may trip up the GOP 2016 contenders. And CAF's Dave Johnson gives us an update on the fight against Fast Track & the TPP
Nicole discusses the GOP clown car inhabitants scrambling on the Sunday shows and more with media strategist Joel Silberman. Plus the latest on the TPP, graduation season and commencement addresses, the GOP freakout over Jade Helm, and more.
Another day, another dichotomy. From inequality in marriage to inequality in civil rights, this is life in America. Today, Nicole speaks with Georgetown Law Professor Nan D. Hunter who was in the court for yesterday's SCOTUS hearing on same sex marriage. Dave Johnson of OurFuture.org gives a TPP/ Fast Track update. Plus the latest from Baltimore.