As usual, Nicole Sandler spends the first half of the show reporting the latest news of the day. As she does each Thursday, she then welcomes Howie Klein of Down with Tyranny and the Blue America PAC back to the show. Today, they discuss the five so-called Democrats in the House who voted to continue our involvement in the war in Yemen. Then, the Cook Political Report for 2020 is out, but Howie says they're always wrong!
It's a busy week in Mueller world - starting with last Friday's release of the Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen sentencing memos, leading up to today's sentencing of Cohen. Jacki Schechner of the InvestigateRussia.org joins Nicole with the latest. Plus, we're closing in on Dec. 15, the last day to buy health insurance via the Affordable Care Act. We'll have to sneak in a few questions about that for Jacki too!
GottaLaff joins with Nicole Sandler each Tuesday to dish on the news of the day, as gleaned from Laffy's Twitter feed. Today, a bonus! Lunch with Chuck, Nancy and D'ump. I played two clips on the show today that I promised I'd share here. The first is from funny lady Lauren Mayer... The second clip is from today's White House meeting between D'ump, Chuck & Nancy. Here's the whole thing. Enjoy the emasculation!
It should be a busy news day, as we're waiting for the sentencing memos from Mueller's office on Manafort and Michael Cohen. If they're released before the show ends, we'll bring you the details, in addition to the rest of the news of the day. Nicole is joined by her fellow Floridian, Deborah Newell Tornello, for another edition of Oy FloriDUH to complete your Chanukah celebrations.
The Nation's John Nichols joins Nicole Sandler at the top of the show to talk about the blatant GOP power grab going on in WI, MI, OH & NC. Howie Klein of DownWithTyranny and the Blue America PAC returns to tell us about last week's Berniepalooza, and his DWT series on "The Worst Democraps Who Want To Be President"
Nicole begins the show by trying to unpack the latest news. Jason Leopold, senior investigative reporter at BuzzFeed News has been breaking real news about the Mueller investigation, and shares with us his latest.
The news this week is dominated by the rewriting of history surrounding George HW Bush following his death. GottaLaff joins Nicole Sandler each Tuesday to talk about the news of the day. Today, we'll do what we can to not talk about Papa Doc Bush.
It's a busy Friday on the show today. First up, Alex Lawson, executive director of Social Security Works joins us to talk Medicare. With non-stop commercials running for open enrollment, we'll get the real scoop on those zero deductible Medicare Advantage plans that, unlike regular Medicare, also include dental and vision. Then Gaius Publius returns to the show with his analysis of the recent reports on climate change - the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the National Climate Assessment released by the Trump administration this month. Check out GP's writings on the subject: IPCC Manipulating Climate Report Summary [...]
Nicole begins the show with an update on the news of the day. Lots of action in Mueller Probe world as Michael Cohen pleads guilty, legislation to protect Mueller is blocked in the Senate, and the Senate actually stands up to the Trump administration over support for the Saudi's war on Yemen... Howie Klein is back after his post-election vacation to give his thoughts on the "wave" and what happens next...
It's a busy Wednesday show, as journalist David Dayen checks in to talk about his latest piece for The Intercept regarding the Democratic jockeying for committee assignments and more as Congress prepares for the 116th. Then, our pal in Great Britain, Denis Campbell of UKProgressive magazine gives us the latest on the Brexit deal.