Today's show features two of America's great reporters who are both covering the 2018 midterms. Jim DeFede is an investigative reporter for CBS4 in Miami, and Greg Palast is an independent journalist. Find his great work at GregPalast.com. We'll get the latest from Florida and Georgia, who both have high-stakes recounts going on.
The Washington Post's Greg Sargent has a new book out-- An Uncivil War: Taking Back our Democracy in an Age of Trumpian Disinformation and Thunderdome Politics -- and he joins Nicole Sandler to discuss it, and the ramifications from the 2018 midterm elections.
Independent journalist Marcy Wheeler of emptywheel.net joins Nicole Sandler to discuss Trump's firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and how this has set in motion a constitutional crisis. And we had another mass shooting last night, this one in Thousand Oaks, California.
Nicole Sandler and Dave Johnson recap the 2018 midterm elections. Sadly, Beto O'Rourke didn't win. But, as his concession speech shows, he's the real deal. I'm sure we'll see him again, hopefully soon!
Every Tuesday, GottaLaff joins Nicole Sandler for a spirited discussion of the day's news, as taken from Laffy's Twitter stream. Today is election day, with historic levels of participation. Finally!
Nicole Sandler welcomes her old friend Sally Kohn -- columnist, activist and author of the new book, The Opposite of Hate: A Field Guide to Repairing Our Humanity back to the show.
We're in the homestretch towards election day. Media Matters' President Angelo Carusone checks in to talk about a new campaign targeting advertisers on Trump TV..err... Faux News. Then, since it's Thursday, Howie Klein is here for his final pre-election day appearance to talk about Trump's scorched earth election policy and more... We talked about the most racist ad, which premiered today, courtesy of Donald Trump. Here it is: It is outrageous what the Democrats are doing to our Country. Vote Republican now! https://t.co/0pWiwCHGbh pic.twitter.com/2crea9HF7G — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 31, 2018
Every Tuesday, GottaLaff joins Nicole Sandler for a freewheeling discussion of the news of the day, as prompted by Laffy's Twitter stream.
An arrest was made this morning in connection with the bombs that were sent to critics of Donald Trump this week. Nicole Sandler has the latest details. Then we'll change topics. Since the World Series is in full swing, Nicole is joined by her husband David Sloane, an agent representing baseball players, to speak with Christian Red and Teri Thompson, co-authors of the new book, Baseball Cop: The Dark Side of America's National Pastime. If you're interested in reading the article that Christian Red wrote about David and the client who back-stabbed him, just click here.
Every Thursday, Nicole Sandler welcomes Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC to the show. Today, "Should The Country Be Solely Ruled By Multimillionaires And Billionaires?". That post will go up at DWT tomorrow. Today, we played a song by an artist named Matthew Grimm that Howie's going to use in some ads. Here's the video in case you didn't get to see it yet. And finally, Howie told us about how Blue America is going to award $16,000 to three candidates based on your votes. Click here for all the details on how to vote, [...]