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Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

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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Obama Leaves Election Results Behind, Travels To Asia

Monday, November 10, 2014

President Obama is in Beijing — kicking off a week-long trip that will also take him to Burma and Australia. The overseas trip comes on the heels of last week's domestic drubbing for the Democrats.

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Obama, McConnell Look For Common Ground

Thursday, November 06, 2014

President Obama congratulated Republican Senator Mitch McConnell on becoming the likely Senate majority leader. Obama and McConnell promised to look for ways to work together, despite differences.

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What Will Congress Do With A Republican Majority?

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

President Obama is facing the last two years of his presidency with a Republican Senate. What does that mean his policies, his approach and the prospects for getting anything done?

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Will Grumpy Americans Turn Out For The Midterms?

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

As anxious and dispirited voters trudge to the polls, we look at what they're thinking about on Election Day.

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Obama's Low Approval Rating Casts Shadow Over Democratic Races

Monday, November 03, 2014

President Obama rallied supporters in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. The last-minute swing was unusual for a president who's kept a relatively low profile on the campaign trail this year.

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Obama Tries To Rally Women Voters As Midterms Near

Friday, October 31, 2014

President Obama makes the case for economic policies that would benefit women amid hopes that women will turn out for Democrats on Election Day.

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Stagnant Wages Could Drive Voters At The Polls Next Week

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Voters say the economy is uppermost on their minds this election season. But are the candidates speaking to Americans' pocketbook concerns?

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Partisan Divide Over Voting Rights Has Intensified In Obama Era

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Since his early days in politics, President Obama has championed the cause of expanding access to the ballot box. But that cause is facing growing resistance, in the guise of preventing "voter fraud."

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