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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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Thursday, July 19: Walking Back Again

7/19/2018
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For the second time in three days, the White House has to walk back something President Trump said about Russia. This time, it's in response to a question from ABC's Cecilia Vega. The president's former homeland security adviser tells us what ongoing meddling looks like. And we hear from the Thai soccer team for the first time since being rescued from a cave. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: -...

Duration:00:21:16

Wednesday, July 18: Double Negative

7/18/2018
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President Trump says the international furor from his Russia summit was just one big misunderstanding. The endangered species list could get an overhaul. And in a year of DNA cracking big cases, an ABC News correspondent makes a breathtaking genetic discovery. 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:00:22:54

Tuesday, July 17: Who Do You Trust?

7/17/2018
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In a shocking press conference, President Trump sides with Vladimir Putin over his own government. Back in the US, Trump's Justice Department says it's caught a Russian agent. And a judge taps the brakes on deportations. 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:00:23:35

Monday, July 16: Finnish-ing Touches

7/16/2018
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President Trump meets Russian President Vladimir Putin, in a summit the White House has started calling a "getting to know you" meeting. Robert Mueller looms large over proceedings, after securing the indictment of 12 Russian agents. And racial tensions in Chicago lead to violent protests. 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:00:20:29

Friday, July 13: "Do Our Own Thing"

7/13/2018
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Amid fears the US will turn its back on NATO, President Trump threatens his allies. A hearing about an FBI agent's texts goes off the rails. And what Netflix's Emmy success means for TV. 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:00:22:39

Thursday, July 12: "What Good is NATO"

7/12/2018
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President Trump goes on a tirade against NATO -- but it's the unspoken conversation that is worrying allies. Farmers feel the heat from the trade war with China. And hackers were "casing" voting systems in 2016...are our votes any safer in the midterms? 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:00:21:26

Wednesday, July 11: Kava-Naught a Fan

7/11/2018
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As Brett Kavanaugh begins his charm offensive, Democrats say a vote for him is a vote against Robert Mueller. The final Thai rescue was almost a disaster. And Americans are buying more bulletproof clothing. 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:00:23:42

Tuesday, July 10: The Rollout

7/10/2018
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Brett Kavanaugh has the pedigree -- will he have the votes to get confirmed to the Supreme Court? The US government misses a deadline to reunite small children with their parents. And Theresa May faces a revolt in Britain. 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:00:22:51

Monday, July 9: Escape

7/9/2018
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A daring rescue operation is underway in Thailand. The West Wing prepares for the President's Supreme Court pick. And talks go badly in North Korea. 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:00:22:30

Friday, July 6: Clearing the Air

7/6/2018
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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, facing a dozen investigations, hands in his letter of resignation. We thought about 2,300 children had been separated from their parents -- but the now the government is citing a much higher number. And last night, new tariffs on China kicked in. 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:00:22:42

Thursday, July 5: The Scariest Swim Lesson

7/5/2018
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They're alive, but a youth soccer team is still trapped in a Thai cave -- and could be for months. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to North Korea in search of answers. And ABC News has obtained internal EPA emails, showing who's approaching Scott Pruitt for jobs. 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:00:16:36

Wednesday, July 4: Shaping a Nation

7/4/2018
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The president spends his 4th of July contemplating his Supreme Court pick. Democrats are home wondering who will lead the party next year. And "God Bless America" turns 100. 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:00:20:45

Tuesday, July 3: Cohen's Message for Mueller

7/3/2018
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George Stephanopoulos tells us about his exclusive chat with the president's former fixer. James Longman tells us how rescuers reacted in Thailand when a youth soccer team was found in a cave, alive. And Brad's wife helps us test a marriage counseling app. This will go well. 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:00:22:05

Monday, July 2: Trump's Shot

7/2/2018
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With his next Supreme Court pick, President Trump has the chance to change the way America operates for decades. Meanwhile, Democrats debate abolishing ICE. And if you thought Mexico was already at odds with the US, check out who it just elected. 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:00:21:08

Friday, June 29: "I wasn't surprised"

6/29/2018
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A newsroom shooting leaves at least five dead -- the former editor tell us he knows what started it. A testy exchange on Capitol Hill gets way bigger than Rod Rosenstein. And how did Russian billionaires get the hottest ticket in town during President Trump's inauguration? 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:00:22:35

Thursday, June 28: Swing Vote

6/28/2018
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Anthony Kennedy shaped this country's law for decades -- now the president has the chance to re-shape the Supreme Court. A summit with Vladimir Putin is unnerving NATO members. And we could see an avalanche of cold cases get cracked. 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:00:22:49

Wednesday, June 27: They're with the Ban

6/27/2018
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A razor-thin SCOTUS vote delivers President Trump a major victory. A San Diego judge says all those children separated from their parents need to be reunited -- fast. And a 28 year-old sends shock waves through the Democratic Party. 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:00:22:34

Tuesday, June 26: Not Deterred

6/26/2018
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Our team captures dramatic scenes at the border, where a they see a smuggler bring in two mothers with young children. As for the families, they tell us they're desperate and President Trump's policies won’t stop them. An iconic American manufacture says the president's tariffs are forcing it to move some production overseas. And the US Open says tennis is being unfair to new mom Serena Williams -- so the tournament's changing its rules. Like the show? Leave a review:...

Duration:00:22:29

Monday, June 25: Now The Hard Part

6/25/2018
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President Trump undid his policy of separating migrant families with the stroke of a pen, but getting parents and kids back together isn't so easy. His administration's getting sued over another immigration program it ended secretly. And finally, there's not a single country left on this planet where women aren’t allowed to drive. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:22:35

Friday, June 22: Lost in the System

6/22/2018
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As hundreds of immigrant children are reunited with their families, experts tell us it won't be nearly as easy for others. The Supreme Court just changed the internet for online businesses. And before the Pulse Nightclub, this was the largest attack on a gay establishment in US history -- 45 years later, our investigative team uncovered a mystery. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:23:02