Today's the day that the House of Representatives will vote on Trade Promotion Authority, better known as Fast Track. It all comes down to this! We'll keep an eye on the vote and break in to see what our elected representatives do as it happens, and chat with Democracy for America chair Jim Dean about the letter they sent to members of Congress this morning, urging a NO vote. Our resident Republican, John LeBoutilliler, weighs in on some of the GOP presidential hopefuls. And for Flashback Friday, it's my rare interview with New Radicals' Gregg Alexander from May of 1999.
Nicole Sandler is joined by Democracy for America Chair Jim Dean and her Radio or Not colleague GottaLaff to preview tonight's State of the Union address, talk Elizabeth Warren and other ideas to help move the nation forward, plus some fun and laughs too
When Homer Simpson joins in, you know you've gone viral. Although the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has raised awareness about the disease and a lot of money, there's so much we still don't know about it - thus the need for a campaign like this one. Homer challenged Donald Trump who actually dumped water on that thing on his head, proving that his hair really looks like that! I hope that dump also included a hefty donation! My favorite is still this 2-year old I'm pretty confident in guessing that most people didn't know what ALS was before this month [...]
It was a great time at Netroots Nation! I'm finally home and able to post the show we did live from the exhibit hall Thursday morning. Once things got rolling, it was a non-stop parade of wonderful guests including Sam Seder, Truthout.org's Jason Leopold, Progressive Congress' Darcy Burner, Adam Bink of Courage Campaign, consultant/pundit Cliff Schecter, Teacher Ken (of Daily Kos), Sally Kohn, Mark Levine, Democracy for America Executive Director Ashad Hasan, congressional candidate Norman Solomon, and comedian Matthew Filipowitz. I'll share more with you on the show tomorrow and the rest of the week. Stay tuned for my conversations [...]