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Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

White House Tries To Keep Fence Jumpers At Bay With ... Another Fence

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Amid criticism over multiple security breaches at the White House, the Secret Service has erected a second fence around the North Lawn. Critics call it an eyesore.

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Obama Administration Eager To Find Holder's Successor

Friday, September 26, 2014

What does Eric Holder's departure as Attorney General mean for the Justice Department and the issues it contends with — from civil rights to terrorism?

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Obama At U.N.: Ebola A 'Growing Threat' To Regional, Global Security

Thursday, September 25, 2014

President Obama addressed a UN meeting on Ebola and urged other nations to join in the effort to fight the crisis.

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At U.N., Obama Vows To Dismantle Islamic State

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

At the United Nations, President Obama made the case for American intervention in the Mideast to counter ISIS, but called for an international response against that threat and others.

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Obama's U.N. Speech Aims To Enlist Others In Fight Against ISIS

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

President Obama addresses the U.N. General Assembly in the morning about the threat posed by the Islamic State, also known as ISIS. And in the afternoon, he hosts a meeting of the Security Council.

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At U.N., Attention Divided Between Air Strikes And Climate Chage

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

President Obama headed to the UN on Tuesday with a new bombing campaign underway in Syria and the ability to tout an Arab coalition against ISIS. Fighting the threat posed by ISIS is a major focus of the UN gathering in New York. The president also turned his attention to another global issue, climate change.

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All Eyes On Obama, World Leaders At Climate Change Summit

Monday, September 22, 2014

More than 120 leaders are expected to attend the one-day summit sponsored by the United Nations. They have been instructed to arrive Tuesday with "bold ideas" to slow the rise in global temperatures.

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Obama To Announce Buildup In U.S. Efforts To Fight Ebola

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The U.S. military plans to establish a medical base in Liberia to help stop the Ebola epidemic. It will build 1,700 new treatment beds and train up to 500 health care workers every week.

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Revamped Visitor Center Gives Public A Peek Into The White House

Saturday, September 13, 2014

The center reopens after a two-year, $12.5 million renovation. It provides a window into the White House and the first family that calls it home.

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Do Americans Support President Obama's ISIS Plan?

Friday, September 12, 2014

Of all the variables in the U.S. battle against the Islamic State, public opinion in America may be one of the hardest to predict.

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President Obama To Outline Strategy For Confronting ISIS

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

In a prime-time address on Wednesday night, President Obama is expected to frame the threat posed by the Islamic State and outline his strategy for "degrading and ultimately destroying the terrorist group." The speech comes as domestic public opinion on intervention has changed markedly in the wake of the beheading of two American journalists.

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Airline Social Media 'Command Centers' Direct Complaint Traffic

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Southwest Airlines has joined a growing number of airlines that are hiring social media "first responders" to help with customer relations.

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Obama To Push Military Campaign Against Islamic State Militants

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Experts say it's not so much the American people that the president has to convince, but the Middle East leaders he's counting on for help.

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Wisconsin Voters Divided On Whether Job Growth Is Enough

Thursday, September 04, 2014

GOP Gov. Scott Walker is touting an economic turnaround. But his Democratic challenger, Mary Burke, argues that the state's recovery falls short of what was promised four years ago.

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'Fight For 15' Struggles To Organize Fast-Food Workers

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The Service Employees International Union ssays that workers will strike in 150 cities to call for the fast food industry to adopt a minimum wage of $15 an hour.

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Obama Fires Opening Salvo In Fall Congressional Campaign

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

At a Labor Day picnic in Milwaukee, the president accused the GOP of blocking economic initiatives. He urged the sympathetic union audience to turn their frustration into political action in November.

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Survey: Americans Are Grumpy About Economic Recovery

Thursday, August 28, 2014

A new survey by Rutgers University found two out of three Americans felt no improvement in the last year. And only about one in four expect things to get better in the year to come.

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For Obama, August Is The Cruelest Month

Friday, August 22, 2014

It's been another rough August for President Obama. He's wrapping up a summer vacation marred by events in Ferguson, Mo., and the murder of an American journalist in the Middle East.

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With Ferguson, Obama Forced To Confront Race Yet Again

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

President Obama has carefully avoided taking sides following the shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown, disappointing some African-American observers.

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Taylor Swift Aims For Pop's Throne

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Erstwhile country singer Taylor Swift has a new sound and a new goal: to be the world's biggest pop star, with all the attention and provocation that comes with the job.

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