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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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Quid Pro WOAH

10/18/2019
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The president's top aide seems to admit a quid quo pro was at play in White House dealings with Ukraine. Vice President Pence announces a cease-fire in Syria, that looks like a victory for Turkey. And Mark Zuckerberg justifies Facebook's "hands-off" approach to content ahead of congressional hearings. 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:00:24:24

"They've Got a Lot of Sand"

10/17/2019
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President Trump insults the Kurds, and then allegedly insults Speaker Nancy Pelosi amid furor over Syria. Congress gets ready to hear from an anticipated witness. And General Motors strikes a tentative deal with the UAW 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

Who Run the Policy (Giuliani?)

10/16/2019
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As officials testify that Rudy Giuliani has been driving foreign policy, the president's personal lawyer says he'll refuse to comply with a congressional subpoena. A dozen Democrats gather on one debate stage together. And LeBron James faces blowback over his China stance. 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:00:24:16

When Hunter Becomes the Hunted

10/15/2019
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In an ABC News exclusive, Hunter Biden admits that he made a mistake in joining foreign corporate boards when his father was Vice President. President Trump announces sanctions on Turkish officials as Syria becomes a disaster zone. And another resident in a Texas community is shot by a police officer, while standing peacefully in her own home. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:21:39

The Nightmare Comes True

10/14/2019
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As a military operation becomes a slaughter, and as ISIS prisoners escape, Syrian Kurds turn to the Assad regime for help. The diplomat who defended President Trump in text messages may not defend him to congress this week. And Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden prepare to answer tough questions at tomorrow's Democratic debate. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:23:24

You Bet Your Ambassador

10/11/2019
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As our former ambassador to Ukraine gets ready to speak to Congress, two of Rudy Giuliani's associates are arrested on their way out of the country. ABC's Foreign Correspondent Ian Pannell has made his way into Syria as fighting continues. And the financial world eyes trade talks at the White House today, but China's NBA debacle might have changed everything for American businesses abroad. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive...

Duration:00:23:41

The "Bad Idea" Begins

10/10/2019
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Turkey invades Syria and begins bombing Kurdish forces, as President Trump sends mixed messages on the move. A far-right extremist opens fire on a German town, while livestreaming it to the world. And according to a new book, Matt Lauer's accuser describes his actions not as "sexual misconduct," but outright rape. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:24:36

You're So Withholding

10/9/2019
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The White House tells Congress not to expect cooperation in the House's impeachment probe. The Supreme Court debates whether you can be fired for being gay. And millions of Californians face preemptive blackouts because of potential fires. 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:00:23:01

Pulling Out

10/8/2019
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President Trump surprised everyone in Washington - including the Pentagon - by announcing he's taking US troops out of Northern Syria, where they fought ISIS alongside Kurdish forces. Politicians from both sides are slamming the decision, accusing the president of abandoning allies and creating a vacuum that ISIS could fill again. The president also suffered a setback, followed by an immediate (albeit temporary) reprieve, regarding eight years of his tax returns. And the wife of an American...

Duration:00:20:57

The Second Whistleblower

10/7/2019
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Someone else has come forward in the impeachment probe, and this second whistleblower - lawyers say - has firsthand knowledge of the events outlined in the original whistleblower's complaint. Some members of the GOP are trying out a new defense for the president: saying he doesn’t actually mean what he says. And the Supreme Court begins what could be an epic term full of landmark decisions. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive...

Duration:00:22:20

"Ukraine Diplomat has left the group."

10/4/2019
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Congress gets a trove on encrypted text messages between diplomats about President Trump's request to Ukraine, as Trump openly asks China for the same thing. MGM is ready to pony up nearly a billion dollars to survivors and families from the Las Vegas massacre. And another state warns against DIY rape kits. 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:00:24:31

War Room of One

10/3/2019
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President Trump unleashes on reporters asking about his Ukrainian phone call, as faces from the State Department start popping up on Capitol Hill. Bernie Sanders' hospital visit prompts tough questions about his campaign's future. And the Dow plummets 800 points in two days. 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:00:23:15

Matters of State

10/2/2019
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As the State Department Inspector General prepares for an "urgent" briefing at the Capitol, Republicans triangulate how many Administration officials might be implicated in the impeachment debate. A protester is shot in the streets of Hong Kong. And the FAA gives the green light to UPS drone delivery. 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:00:23:43

(Down) Under Pressure

10/1/2019
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After his Ukraine call, President Trump told other world leaders to talk to Attorney General William Barr about investigations that drew the president's interests. The trial of a Dallas police officer goes to the jury. And California's governor signs a bill allowing college athletes to 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 - Facebook:...

Duration:00:23:36

With Former Aides Like These...

9/30/2019
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President Trump's former Homeland Security Adviser says he's "disturbed" by President Trump's call with Ukraine, and even more disturbed by Rudy Giuliani's advice. Hong Kong braces for violence on China's biggest day. And following a scandal of cuffed six year-olds, FBI data show thousands of children are arrested at school every year. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:22:52

Cause for Complaint

9/27/2019
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The world hears from an intelligence whistleblower in his/her own words, and the allegations go beyond a phone call. General Motors workers could reach a deal as soon as this weekend, according to union sources. And as holiday travel flights book up, government safety regulators say plane designs aren't accounting for the real world. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:24:31

How to Read a "Transcript"

9/26/2019
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The White House declassifies a blow-by-blow account of his phone call with the Ukrainian president. Lawmakers the account of the original whistleblower, while preparing to grill the person who withheld it from them. And a Big Tobacco exec takes the reins at America's biggest vape company. 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

"The Dam Broke"

9/25/2019
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After months of holding back, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gives the green light for an impeachment inquiry. What did a Ukranian phone call contain that the entire Russia investigation didn't? And while President Trump fumed at the United Nations, his ally Boris Johnson was speeding home to a different political crisis. CORRECTION: The Trump administration's decision to temporarily withhold aid to Ukraine was made this past summer, not in 2018. Like the show? Leave a review:...

Duration:00:23:29

Tough Call

9/24/2019
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The White House weighs releasing the transcript of President Trump's phone call with Ukraine, while Democrats weigh their biggest move yet. The FBI arrests a trained American soldier on terror charges. And President Trump makes a surprise appearance at a UN climate summit, ahead of his speech today. 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:00:22:26

The Impeachment Call

9/23/2019
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President Trump seems to admit he talked to Ukraine's leader about investigating Joe Biden, and that's bringing new pressure on Nancy Pelosi. The US tries to convince the United Nations to team up against Iran. And Elizabeth Warren is on a roll, but she's still taking on 16 other candidates in Iowa. 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:00:22:48