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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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Wednesday, December 19: Who's Going to Pay for the Wall

12/19/2018
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President Trump finds a potential shutdown solution: ask his government to find taxpayer money for a border wall. Michael Flynn's confidence turns into a sentencing delay. And Elon Musk's Boring Company is racing a snail. 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:00:22:55

Tuesday, December 18: Fed Up

12/18/2018
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Stocks slide ahead of today's Fed meeting, as economists predict a recession. ABC News uncovers a potential foreign deal by the Trump Organization. And CBS says Les Moonves won't see a dime of his $120 million severance package. 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:00:22:05

Monday, December 17: Obamacare is Ailing

12/17/2018
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Just before the deadline to enroll for coverage next year, a federal judge in Texas declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional and struck down the entire law. But that doesn't mean Republicans who want it gone got their wish -- yet. The family of a 7-year-old migrant girl who died in US custody denies government reports that she'd been without food and water. And President Trumps suggests he might pardon a former Green Beret who was charged with murder. Like the show? Leave a review:...

Duration:00:21:18

Friday, December 14: Freedom (Until March)

12/14/2018
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In his first broadcast interview since the feds knocked on his door this spring, Michael Cohen sits down with George Stephanopoulos to react to his sentence. China arrests its second Canadian citizen in the wake of the Huawei scandal. And Apple expands its US footprint. 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:00:23:45

Standby for news...

12/14/2018
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We're about to hear from Michael Cohen for the first time since his sentencing. Check back here at 7am ET for a special edition of Start Here. 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:00:00:35

Thursday, December 13: Who A.M.I. to Judge?

12/13/2018
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As Michael Cohen is sentenced, another Trump ally joins him in implicating the president. Theresa May quells a revolt in her own party -- for now. And migrants survived the journey to America...but never made it out of detention centers alive. 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:00:23:28

Wednesday, December 12: "Proud to Shut Down"

12/12/2018
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In a made-for-TV blowout, President Trump tells Democrats he's ready to shut down the government over a border wall. Google gets grilled by lawmakers. And a Baylor rape case becomes a plea deal, with the defendant serving no jail time. 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:00:23:25

Tuesday, December 11: You Brexit, You Buy It

12/11/2018
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Theresa May is forced to delay a Brexit vote, as the world awaits the consequences. President Trump gets set to welcome Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer again...but this time Pelosi's got more swagger. And Russians have used spies, hacks, and fake news to influence elections -- but it's "deep fakes" that are worrying the Pentagon. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:22:38

Monday, December 10: Synergy

12/10/2018
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Robert Mueller's court filings dominated the weekend, shedding new light on phrases like "campaign synergy" and "Individual 1." President Trump makes several big staffing decisions, but doesn't seem to get his wish for Chief of Staff. And the second-biggest Ebola outbreak in history has just hit its first major city. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:22:28

Friday, December 7: They Said (Redacted)???

12/7/2018
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Washington gets ready for a double dose of Mueller document dumps. The US arrests a Chinese tech mogul, with trade talks hanging in the balance. And onetime Trump employees say they were undocumented, and their supervisors knew it. 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:00:21:11

Thursday, December 6: "Dad, I Love You"

12/6/2018
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One president says goodbye to another, calling him "the best father a son or daughter could have." Documents show Facebook tried to wield user data as a weapon against its competitors. And USA Gymnastics files for bankruptcy. 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:00:22:59

Wednesday, December 5: Flynn-Flam

12/5/2018
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Robert Mueller sends a message: Michael Flynn is talking. A North Carolina congressional race could have to be re-done. And a Wells Fargo customer says he lost everything...and then found out it was all a computer glitch. 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:00:21:10

Tuesday, December 4: Truce? Or Victory?

12/4/2018
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President Trump takes a victory lap over a 90-day truce on his trade war. Make your picks - the 2020 presidential campaign is already here. And in Baltimore, a Girl Scout troop meets in prison, because every Scout's mother is incarcerated. 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:00:23:25

Monday, December 3: The Thousandth Point of Light

12/3/2018
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Americans remember President George H.W. Bush. Benjamin Netanyahu faces new accusations from police. And protests in Paris devolve into fiery riots. 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:00:23:23

Friday, November 30: Lying in Wait

11/30/2018
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Robert Mueller unveils his new star witness. The president's former lawyer confesses to lying about a Russian real estate deal during the campaign...and accuses President Trump of lying too. ABC's George Stephanopoulos broke the story -- he and the rest of the team describe what it means. 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:00:22:39

Thursday, November 29: Manafort's Big Bet

11/29/2018
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The president's lawyer says former campaign boss Paul Manafort has been funneling Robert Mueller's questions back to the White House. Republican Senators take a stand on Saudi Arabia. And an NFL team picks up a free agent, two days after he's arrested for domestic violence. 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:00:22:46

Wednesday, November 28: Get Your House in Order

11/28/2018
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Nancy Pelosi has more arms to twist ahead of today's leadership vote. President Trump threatens to punish GM's bottom line -- but that could hurt other car companies, too. And Tuesday was the deadliest day for American soldiers in Afghanistan in years. 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:00:20:28

Tuesday, November 27: Scrapped

11/27/2018
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General Motors shuts down five plants and lays off 15 percent of its workforce. Paul Manafort's plea deal goes up in smoke. And an Alabama family says it's tough to be a "good guy with a gun" if you're black. 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:00:23:05

Monday, November 26: Crossing a Line

11/26/2018
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Border agents fire tear gas at asylum seekers, as several surge toward the fences. An editor of a government climate report says President Trump is acting irresponsibly during a crisis. And near Crimea, shots are fired between Russian and Ukranian ships. 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 -...

Duration:00:23:18

Friday, November 23: In the Black

11/23/2018
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In a special edition of Start Here, ABC's Chief Business and Economics Correspondent Rebecca Jarvis joins Brad to talk about how Black Friday shopping has evolved, and what it means for the modern economy. 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:00:14:59