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Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

Obama Lauds Vietnam; Nudges It To Improve Its Human Rights Record

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Obama pressed for political reforms such as freedom of assembly. He notes that while he was able to meet with some human rights activists on Tuesday, others were barred from attending.

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Biden To Announce New Overtime Pay Rules In Ohio

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Vice President Joe Biden traveled to Ohio on Wednesday to announce a new overtime rule the White House hopes will make millions more American workers eligible for overtime pay.

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Obama Administration Releases New Overtime Pay Rules

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

The White House released new rules Tuesday night governing overtime pay for middle income, salaried workers. Millions of American workers will be eligible for overtime pay under the new rules.

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Millions To Be Eligible For Overtime Under New Obama Administration Rule

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Starting Dec. 1, employees earning less than about $47,000 a year will qualify for overtime when they work more than 40 hours a week. The move will affect more than 4 million workers.

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4 Things To Know About Hillary Clinton's Approach To Foreign Policy

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

As secretary of state under President Obama, Hillary Clinton has a long foreign policy record. She is hawkish compared to other Democrats, but also knows the political price of military intervention.

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Obama Awards Medal Of Valor To 13 Police Officers

Monday, May 16, 2016

President Obama on Monday awarded the Medal of Valor to 13 police officers for their exceptional courage.

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A Portrait Of The President, One Commencement Speech At A Time

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Graduations are always milestones for the students. This year they're a milestone for the president, too, as he begins to look towards his own graduation from the Oval Office.

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White House Sends Schools Guidance On Transgender Access To Bathrooms

Friday, May 13, 2016

The administration says it authored the notice because "many parents, schools and districts have raised questions about this area of civil rights law."

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Obama To Visit Hiroshima, Japan, Later This Month

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Later this month, President Obama will become the first serving U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, since the city was hit by an atomic bomb.

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President Obama Plans Hiroshima Visit During Trip To Japan

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

The White House has announced that President Obama will become the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima when he travels to Japan this month. The question: Why now?

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Donald Trump Attempts To Clarify Comments On Federal Debt Payments

Monday, May 09, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump held no public events Monday, but he nonetheless called into several cable television shows in an effort to clarify statements from last week about how he might negotiate federal deficit payments. His earlier remarks had plenty of economists in an uproar.

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Obama Addresses Mixed Monthly Employment Report

Friday, May 06, 2016

President Obama spoke to reporters Friday about the latest monthly employment report, which showed a slowdown in hiring in April. The report also showed relatively strong wage growth. Obama was also asked about the presidential contest and the de facto GOP nominee, Donald Trump.

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Obama Visits Flint, Mich., To Address Toxic Water Crisis

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

President Obama visits Flint, Mich., where the community is still dealing with the effects of a toxic water crisis.

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Amid Water Crisis, Obama Prepares To Visit Flint, Mich.

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

He's there to check in on federal efforts to help the city's residents after dangerous levels of lead in tap water were discovered last year.

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Fact Check: Hillary Clinton And Coal Jobs

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Did Clinton really say she's going to put coal workers out of their jobs?

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Donald Trump Delivers Foreign Policy Speech In Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Donald Trump delivered a foreign policy address on Wednesday, complete with a teleprompter. It's supposed to be the first in a series of speeches aimed at demonstrating the Republican front-runner's policy chops.

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U.S. To Send 250 Additional Personnel To Syria

Monday, April 25, 2016

President Obama announced the decision in a speech to a trade fair in Germany. The deployment will bring the total number of American military personnel deployed in Syria to as many as 300.

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Obama Encourages British Voters Not To Sever Ties With European Union

Friday, April 22, 2016

President Obama held a joint news conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron in London on Friday. He urged the United Kingdom not to sever ties with the European Union ahead of a crucial vote in two months.

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Obama Meets With Gulf Leaders To Discuss ISIS Threat

Thursday, April 21, 2016

President Obama wraps up his visit to Saudi Arabia with a meeting of Gulf leaders to talk about the threat of ISIS. It follows a meeting between Obama and Saudi's King Salman amid tensions in the U.S.-Saudi relationship.

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U.S. $20 Bill To Get A Makeover With Harriet Tubman

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Alexander Hamilton keeps his place on the $10 bill while Andrew Jackson gets the boot, replaced by Harriet Tubman.

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