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Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

Governors Meeting Allows 2016 Hopefuls To Grab The Spotlight

Friday, February 20, 2015

This weekend's National Governors Association meeting in Washington, D.C., offers an opportunity for ambitious governors to grab the spotlight and preen for 2016.

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White House Worries Extremists Are Winning The Propaganda War

Friday, February 20, 2015

The Obama administration's effort to counter violent extremism includes trying to find a way to fight the messages of sectarian strife coming from groups like the self-proclaimed Islamic State.

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U.S. Communities Called On To Prevent Homegrown Terrorism

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Preventing homegrown terrorism is the focus of meetings at the White House this week. Experts say more than 20,000 foreign fighters have traveled to Syria to sign up with the so-called Islamic State.

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Texas Judge Halts Obama's Executive Action On Immigration

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Despite a setback in court, the White House insists President Obama's executive action on immigration is on firm legal footing. The legal fight could have political ramifications.

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Obama Reluctant To Raise Federal Gas Tax

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Some lawmakers are pushing for a hike in the federal gas tax to help pay for roads and bridges. The White House wants to spend on infrastructure too — as revealed in its budget this week — but not through an increase in the gas tax. Why not?

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A Look At What's Inside Obama's Budget Proposal

Monday, February 02, 2015

President Obama's budget proposes more government spending and more taxes on the wealthy. How will Republicans respond?

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Obama's Budget Proposal Lifts 2013 Caps, Adds Billions In Spending

Monday, February 02, 2015

The president's $3.99 trillion proposal, released Monday, calls for more spending on domestic programs, infrastructure and defense — and includes tax hikes the new Congress is unlikely to approve.

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After India, Obama Takes Saudi Arabia Detour

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Leaving India, President Obama detoured to Saudi Arabia — a key ally in a volatile region, which is itself a country in transition.

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Mourning In Riyadh: Obama Stops By Saudi Arabia To Offer Condolences

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

President Obama has stopped in Saudi Arabia on his way home from India. He's meeting with the new Saudi king. Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Scott Horsley, who is traveling with the President.

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India Rolls Out Red Carpet — And Camels — For Obama's Second Visit

Monday, January 26, 2015

Camels, dancers, military hardware and marching bands — all are on display in India before an American president trying to open a new chapter in U.S.-Indian relations.

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Obama Could Get More Cheers From Republicans On Trade

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

When President Obama delivers his State of the Union address on Tuesday, there's likely to be a deep partisan divide on many of the proposals. Trade is one area where Republicans will be applauding while many Democrats are sitting on their hands.

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Obama, Cameron Promise To Cooperate On Cybersecurity

Friday, January 16, 2015

President Obama hosted British Prime Minister David Cameron at the White House on Friday.

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Obama Spotlights High-Speed Internet Success In Iowa

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

President Obama visited Cedar Falls, Iowa, on Wednesday to spotlight that community's investment in an affordable, high-speed Internet system. The president wants to encourage similar systems elsewhere, but community-owned networks face challenges from commercial Internet providers.

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Obama: 'If We're Going To Be Connected, Then We Need To Be Protected'

Monday, January 12, 2015

The president is calling for new measures to protect consumers against identity theft and to safeguard students' electronic privacy.

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Congressional Budget Watchdogs Change The Way They Keep Score

Friday, January 09, 2015

House Republicans voted this week to change the way Congress measures the effects of tax and spending bills.

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Obama, GOP To Face Off Over Keystone XL Pipeline

Thursday, January 08, 2015

The Obama administration has threatened to veto a bill that would allow immediate construction of a controversial oil pipeline. But that threat is not stopping Republican lawmakers.

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Growth In Manufacturing Tempered By Low-Wage Jobs

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

President Obama is touting growth in manufacturing jobs, but if they're low-wage jobs is that a good thing?

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Keystone XL Pipeline Gets Another Chance With New Congress

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

With the new Congress sworn in and the GOP in charge, votes to advance the Keystone XL Pipeline are the first order of business.

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2014 Brought Lasting Action On Climate Change Policy

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The EPA moved ahead with far-reaching polices to reduce carbon pollution from power plants. And the president struck a landmark deal with China to curb its carbon output as well.

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Jailed Cuban Spy's Wife Is Pregnant — With A Little Help From The U.S.

Monday, December 22, 2014

The U.S. helped Gerardo Hernandez and his wife conceive through artificial insemination while he was in prison for spying. Hernandez was released last week as part of a prisoner swap.

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