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Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

Most Pages In New U.S.-Cuba Chapter Still Have To Be Written

Thursday, December 18, 2014

President Obama is re-opening diplomatic ties to Cuba, and easing restrictions on travel and commerce. A day after that historic announcement, we look at what it actually means for would be travelers and exporters.

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Obama Expected To Impose New Sanctions On Russia

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Aides say Obama will sign a bill authorizing new economic sanctions against Russia in retaliation for its ongoing interference in Ukraine. Russia's economy is reeling from earlier western sanctions.

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Advocate's Comments On ACA Now A Liability For Law's Supporters

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Lawmakers grilled an MIT professor on Tuesday over controversial comments he made about Obamacare. Jon Gruber has been one of the law's strongest advocates, but he also said the law passed with a big assist from voters' "stupidity."

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Obamacare Adviser Gets Set To Go In Front Of Congressional Firing Squad

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

An MIT economist was recorded saying that without the "stupidity of the American voter," the Affordable Care Act wouldn't have passed. Those comments, and others he made, have put it at serious risk.

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Immigration Awkwardness Could Cloud Obama's Meeting With Governors

Friday, December 05, 2014

President Obama is expected to talk about the economy with several governors-elect at the White House, even as one of them spearheads a legal challenge against his executive actions on immigration.

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Obama Talks Gas Tax And Visas With Business Leaders

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

President Obama talked to business leaders about tax reform, clashes on immigration and the potential for a government shutdown on Wednesday.

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Ebola Knocked West African Countries Off Development Ladder

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

A working Ebola vaccine is still at least months away, and in the meantime, the epidemic is ravaging the economies of West Africa.

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President Hopes To Draw Attention, And Funding, To Ebola Research

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Obama on Tuesday visits the National Institutes of Health, site of some promising anti-Ebola research, where he'll renew his call for Congress to approve $6 billion in funding to fight the disease.

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Obama Awards Presidential Medal Of Freedom To 18 People

Monday, November 24, 2014

Stevie Wonder, Meryl Streep, Tom Brokaw and Stephen Sondheim are among the bold-faced names who received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, on Monday.

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Speaker Boehner Says The House Will Act On Immigration

Friday, November 21, 2014

Republican Rep. John Boehner delivered a statement Friday in reaction to President Obama's immigration address, saying Obama is damaging the presidency.

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President Obama Announces Executive Action On Immigration

Thursday, November 20, 2014

NPR's Scott Horsley speaks with Melissa Block about Obama's plan to defer deportation for some immigrants, which he announced in a speech Thursday night.

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Obama To Extend Temporary Deportation Relief

Thursday, November 20, 2014

President Obama is expected to unveil his long-awaited and controversial executive action on immigration in a prime-time speech on Thursday night. Millions of people could be affected.

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7 Questions About The President's Immigration Plan Answered

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The president's executive action will grant temporary relief to some of the nearly 12 million immigrants who are living in the United States illegally. Here's what you should know.

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Obama To Spell Out Immigration Plans In Prime-Time Address

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Then on Friday, President Obama will speak about immigration at a Las Vegas High School. It's the same school where Obama launched his push for an immigration overhaul nearly two years ago.

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Obama Prepares To Test Presidential Power With Immigration

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The decision to use executive powers to do what Congress would not has some critics complaining that the president is going too far. Not so long ago, he was making that argument himself.

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What You Need To Know About The Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

Monday, November 17, 2014

The long-delayed project is a jobs generator to some and an ecological disaster to others. Ahead of a key Senate vote, we revisit what the Keystone XL pipeline would do and why it's so contentious.

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Obama Hopes Myanmar Visit Will Give Fledgling Democracy A Boost

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

President Obama is visiting Myanmar, also known as Burma, for the second time in two years. He's there to encourage the Southeast Asian nation's efforts to create a functioning democracy.

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China, U.S. Pledge To Limit Greenhouse Gases

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

President Obama and China's Xi Jinping have concluded their summit in Beijing. Their joint announcement on climate is designed to set an example for other countries in combating climate change.

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U.S., China To Do Away With Tariffs On Some Tech Products

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Obama announced at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit that the U.S. and China reached an "understanding" that will lead to expanding goods covered by the Information Technology Agreement.

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China Trip A Chance For Obama To Distance Himself From Midterm Losses

Monday, November 10, 2014

In Asia, President Obama is trying to exert U.S. influence in the region. But will his message be undermined by his political weakness at home?

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