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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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The Growing Impeachment Caucus

5/22/2019
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As Democrats struggle to get testimony from Robert Mueller and others, a growing number of lawmakers want to begin impeachment proceedings. Workers recount tales of harassment while working at McDonald's restaurants. And lawmakers get ready to debate the growing use of facial recognition technology by cops. 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:00:21:41

Impeachment. So Hot Right Now.

5/21/2019
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Calls for impeachment ramped up overnight, as Democrats get ready to grill an empty chair. Ford gets ready to lay off thousands. And is Jared Kushner trying to broker peace? Or an alliance against Iran? 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...

Duration:00:21:01

The Next Abortion Battle

5/20/2019
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Amid activist excitement, the GOP frets about the political fallout of recent abortion bills. Florida communities balk at reports that refugees may need to be processed in facilities far from the border. And Game of Thrones is over -- what will its legacy be? 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:00:23:10

How to Start an Accidental War

5/17/2019
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Congressional members, from both sides of the aisle, sound the alarm on an "accidental war" in Iran. Students' SAT scores will now be accompanied by a "disadvantage score." And police crack down on a drug cartel that has invaded an American tribe. 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:00:22:03

Alabama v. Roe

5/16/2019
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Alabama's controversial abortion bill becomes law, setting up a potential collision course with Supreme Court precedent. President Trump gets ready to unveil a new immigration proposal. And the US is taking Iranian threats seriously enough to clear personnel out of Iraq. 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:00:21:55

Trump's Warning to Iran

5/15/2019
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After more suspicion of Iranian-backed sabotage, President Trump issues a brushback pitch. New audio shows pilots complaining to Boeing about the aircraft that later crashed in Ethiopia. And the Department of Justice reveals new details about an investigation into the origins of the Russia probe. 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:00:21:15

There's A New Tariff in Town

5/14/2019
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Chinese tariffs, and threats from President Trump to impose new ones, send markets tumbling. US officials blame Iran for mysterious ocean sabotage. And David Muir becomes the first journalist in the world to take a tour of what's left of Notre Dame. 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:00:21:32

Won't Testify? That'll Be $25,000.

5/13/2019
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Democrats contemplate new weapons to convince the Trump administration to comply with demands for information. China readies its response to American tariffs. And Rudy Giuliani cancels a trip to Ukraine, but succeeds in putting a spotlight on Joe Biden. 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:00:21:21

You Seized My Ghost Ship!

5/10/2019
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North Korea escalates its missle-testing campaign, as the US makes its first-ever seizure of a North Korean "ghost ship." Alabama tables a controversial abortion bill, but a strategy to challenge Roe v. Wade moves on. And Facebook's co-founder says Mark Zuckerberg must be stopped. 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:00:22:14

Contempt of Congress

5/9/2019
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The White House invokes executive privilege over the Mueller report. Students in Colorado share stories of "run, hide, fight" during a school shooting. And pharmaceutical ads will feature a new requirement: the price. 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:00:23:06

Case Closed?

5/8/2019
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The White House says it's going to stop its former lawyer, Don McGahn, from handing over documents related to the Russia probe to Congressional Democrats. In an exclusive interview with ABC News, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says "We consider this to be case closed." Democrats see things differently. Also, the trade war is back - your 401(k) might've noticed. And good luck trying to take an Uber today. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for...

Duration:00:22:18

Show of Force

5/7/2019
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In a worrisome escalation, the US sends a 6,000 person force toward Iran. Investigators ask whether luggage helped kill 40+ people on a Russian plane. And a UN report says humans could be driving one million species toward extinction. 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:00:21:12

The Power of Congress Compels You!

5/6/2019
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President Trump says he doesn't want Robert Mueller to testify, as two other Administration officials stonewall Congress on subpoenas. American diplomats respond to North Korean rocket launches. And with the economy humming, President Trump rattles markets with an announcement about Chinese tariffs. 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:00:22:20

A Radical Transformation

5/3/2019
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Ten years after he was arrested for a plot to blow up the New York City subway, a would-be terrorist is about to walk free. In Washington, Democrats are threatening the attorney general with contempt after he skipped a hearing. And the Pentagon says the number of sexual assaults in the military is higher than it was five years ago. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:22:12

"A Bit Snitty"

5/2/2019
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Attorney General William Barr endured a day of grilling that ended in calls for resignation -- now he plans to skip Day Two. Violence grows in Venezuela, as each side raises the stakes. And as President Trump fixates on Joe Biden, other Democrats are battling over policy. 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:00:20:56

Mueller's 449th Page

5/1/2019
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Robert Mueller wrote 448 pages about President Trump...but a newly discovered letter to William Barr is raising questions ahead of the Attorney General's visit to Capitol Hill. Venezuela ignites as Juan Juan Guaidó calls upon military defectors. And Facebook remodels its site, along with possibly your love life. 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:00:20:16

The "Terror Cycle" Just Got Faster

4/30/2019
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Just as the San Diego synagogue shooting was coming to fruition...another plot was allegedly being dismantled. The leader of ISIS breaks five years of silence. And President Trump gets set to meet Democrats to talk infrastructure -- but it's not too late to get derailed. 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:00:24:22

"This is not Germany! This shouldn't have happened here!"

4/29/2019
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A synagogue's Passover service is interrupted by gunfire. The alleged gunman seemed to follow a similar online playbook as the New Zealand shooter. And a new ABC poll shows 55 percent of Americans have already decided not to vote for President Trump -- but that doesn't mean he can't get re-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:...

Duration:00:22:09

Biden's Next Battles

4/26/2019
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Joe Biden outlines a strategy to take on President Trump...but his first attacks are coming from the left. The president gets ready to speak to the NRA. And two Los Angeles universities quarantine students amid a measles outbreak. 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:00:23:11

"We're Fighting All the Subpoenas"

4/25/2019
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Rudy Giuliani speaks to Start Here about the president's plan to fight requests from congressional investigators. Kim Jong Un meets with Vladimir Putin in Russia. And five years since Flint, Michigan diverted its water supply, residents are still refusing to drink from the tap. 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:00:23:09