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Straight to the heart of the stories that are driving national conversation, from experts with on-the-ground access. Hosted by Brad Mielke and powered by ABC News. Twenty minutes, every weekday, available by 6am.
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Straight to the heart of the stories that are driving national conversation, from experts with on-the-ground access. Hosted by Brad Mielke and powered by ABC News. Twenty minutes, every weekday, available by 6am.

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DO NOT COOPERATE

9/20/2019
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Congress demands to know about a conversation between President Trump and a foreign leader. Climate activists get ready to launch a global strike. And the CDC adds more vaping-related illnesses to the tally. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/starthereabc - Instagram:...

Duration:00:22:06

Follow the Money, If There Is Any

9/19/2019
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Faced with growing pressure to act, President Trump decides to sanction Iran. A photo of Justin Trudeau in brownface rocks Canada. And the gun debate heats up as kids head back to school. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/starthereabc - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/starthereabc Discover more ABC News...

Duration:00:25:00

Maximum Pressure

9/18/2019
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American officials are on the ground in Saudi Arabia, as the Trump Administration weighs its options. President Trump is in California, where new emissions standards are suddenly in doubt. And there's no clear-cut winner in Israel...so who's going to lead the country? Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook:...

Duration:00:23:57

A Crude Awakening

9/17/2019
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The Trump Administration agrees an attack on Saudi oil facilities originated in Iran...but it hasn't agreed on how to respond. Israelis head to the polls, with Benjamin Netanyahu facing an election do-over. And 50,000 autoworkers are on strike, but that doesn't mean they're big fans of their union leadership. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc -...

Duration:00:21:39

The Other Impeachment Case

9/16/2019
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Some Democrats say they want to re-examine the case against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after another allegation of sexual assault emerges from his past. And, there's growing tension between the U.S. and Iran after this weekend's drone attack in Saudi Arabia. There’s also growing concern about how the attack might hurt the global oil supply, gas prices and financial markets. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content,...

Duration:00:21:04

Don't Forget Yourself

9/13/2019
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In a special edition of Start Here, Brad breaks down the biggest moments of the Democratic Debate in Houston, and then follows up with the candidates themselves. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/starthereabc - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/starthereabc Discover more ABC News podcasts:...

Duration:00:24:23

Houston, We Have a Debate

9/12/2019
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For the first time, candidates will debate on one stage, on one night only. Vaping deaths prompt a new decree from the White House. And Antonio Brown was known for his antics, but now his employers are confronting a much more serious situation. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/starthereabc - Instagram:...

Duration:00:24:36

Whack, Hawk Down

9/11/2019
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John Bolton is out as President Trump's National Security Adviser, but it's unclear who pulled the trigger. For the first time since Obamacare was introduced, the number of uninsured Americans is on the rise. And on the 18th anniversary of September 11th, a survivor goes back to the high school she had to flee as a student. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:24:48

Gut-Check on Background Checks

9/10/2019
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Democrats and the White House say an agreement could still be in the works on a gun bill. Four crew members tap their way out of a massive capsized cargo ship. And government officials struggle to respond to a vaping health crisis. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/starthereabc - Instagram:...

Duration:00:20:57

Tali-Banned

9/9/2019
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President Trump cancels a secret meeting with Taliban negotiators on American soil, just days before 9/11. As Congress returns to Washington, a new ABC News poll shows what action Americans want on guns. And Boris Johnson could be on the verge of resigning, just weeks into the job. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook:...

Duration:00:22:17

Rebuilding From Scratch

9/6/2019
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As Dorian wreaks havoc on North Carolina, aid efforts in the decimated Bahamas are getting stalled. Meanwhile, as the call goes out for aid, does the US really want China's help just miles from our shores? And ABC's tech reporter gets first crack at Facebook's new dating app. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook:...

Duration:00:23:51

The Perfect Storm Plan

9/5/2019
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The Carolinas prepare for a brush with Dorian. The Trump Administration outlines which military projects will be put on hold to fund a border wall. And Michigan bans flavored e-cigarettes. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/starthereabc - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/starthereabc Discover more ABC News...

Duration:00:24:29

Paradise in Peril

9/4/2019
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Hurricane Dorian begins to creep up the Eastern seaboard, as people survey the damage in the Bahamas. Amid uncertainty in Washington, Walmart takes its own action on guns. And Boris Johnson sees his power over Brexit walk away before his eyes. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/starthereabc - Instagram:...

Duration:00:23:44

"Swim, Swim, Swim!"

9/3/2019
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Hurricane Dorian slows to a crawl at a critical moment, battering the Bahamas with deadly winds, as it begins to trudge up the East Coast today. Police reveal that a Texas gunman called law enforcement before he set off on a mass shooting rampage. And authorities are asking why crew members jumped from a burning boat with dozens of passengers onboard. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:24:47

We Work Hard for the Money. Or Not.

9/2/2019
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On a special Labor Day edition of Start Here, Brad asks presidential candidate Andrew Yang why he wants to give every American a thousand dollars a month, no questions asked. And ABC's Alex Stone goes for a ridealong with law enforcement officers, who are just like regular cops...except they don't get paid. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc -...

Duration:00:20:46

Dorian, Son of Andrew

8/30/2019
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What started off as a tropical storm near Puerto Rico could now become the biggest Florida hurricane in 25 years. The Department of Justice criticizes James Comey, but says he didn't leak classified information. And ABC's Bob Woodruff goes to China to learn why a million people have disappeared. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook:...

Duration:00:23:36

Eye Off the Storm

8/29/2019
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President Trump hammers Puerto Rico as a storm passes by, but the White House also has its focus on immigration. The Democratic debate stage has been set, but Democrats are now salivating over the Senate. And a hospital could lose funding after a nurse claims she was forced to assist in an abortion procedure despite her objections. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:24:18

A Picture of Dorian: Gray Skies

8/28/2019
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Puerto Rico braces for its first major storm since Maria. Brazil's president faces criticism over his actions in the Amazon. And the feds indict a pioneer of self-driving cars. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/starthereabc - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/starthereabc Discover more ABC News podcasts:...

Duration:00:23:10

Can You Feel the Unity Tonight?

8/27/2019
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President Trump ends the G7 with a softer tone, but still no clarity about his next steps on China or Iran. ABC's Matt Gutman sees the Amazon fires up close. And Jeffrey Epstein is dead, but his accusers will speak today at a special court hearing. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/starthereabc - Instagram:...

Duration:00:23:27

On Second Thought...

8/26/2019
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President Trump claims to have second thoughts on Chinese tariffs, while aides give conflicting accounts of what he meant. Hong Kong authorities cross new lines as they break up protests. And a judge is expected to issue a ruling on whether a pharma company is responsible for Oklahoma's opioid crisis. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook:...

Duration:00:24:49