As we get closer to election day, Republicans are lying about supporting protections for preexisting conditions. HuffPost's Jonathan Cohn joins us with the facts. Later on, we check in across the pond with Denis Campbell of UK Progressive magazine to talk about a huge movement in the UK calling for a 2nd referendum vote, Khoshoggi and how Steve Bannon is faring over there...
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.
After an update on the news of the day, Nicole Sandler welcomes Dave Johnson back to the show to discuss the news of the past week, including Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court, Nikki Haley's resignation, the big climate change report and Trump's non-action, and more... Read Dave's latest post at SeeingtheForest.com
Every Tuesday, GottaLaff joins Nicole Sandler to discuss the latest news as gleaned from Laffy's Twitter feed in her "Tweet Spot". Today, it's Kavanaugh on the court, Nikki Haley resigns and more... Here's the song we played at the top of the show
The Senate voted this morning to proceed to the final vote to confirm (or not) Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Nicole will recap what happened this morning, and we'll listen to Susan Collins announce how she'll vote at the top of the show. Her decision will determine whether the confirmation goes through or fails. Nicole's congressman, Ted Deutch, joins in for the second half of the show. Although he regularly does a good job, Nicole has a few tough questions for him today...