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Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

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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Treasury Decides To Put Harriet Tubman On $20 Bill

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

The decision caps a public campaign asking for the change and months of deliberation by the Treasury.

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Plenty Of Friction Expected During Obama's Visit To Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

President Obama departs Tuesday for Saudi Arabia, where he'll meet with King Salman and leaders of neighboring states. There's plenty to talk about: Relations have been strained on a number of fronts.

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Saudis Threaten Economic Repercussions If Congress Passes 9/11 Bill

Monday, April 18, 2016

As President Obama prepares to leave for Saudi Arabia, there is new controversy surrounding a bill that would effectively give 9/11 families the ability to sue the Saudi government.

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Why Candidates Are Out Of Sync With How Americans Really Feel About Trade

Monday, April 18, 2016

Leading candidates have tried to channel Americans' frustration when they talk about trade, but on the whole polls show Americans think trade has been good for the U.S.

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Bernie Sanders Looks At Foreign Policy Through An Economic Lens

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Bernie Sanders has downplayed foreign policy in his presidential campaign, focusing primarily on domestic economic concerns. NPR looks at how a President Sanders might approach the world beyond our shores.

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Understanding Bernie Sanders' Foreign Policy Approach

Thursday, April 14, 2016

He's against the Iraq War, but he is not a pacifist and he sees foreign policy through an economic lens. Here's what you need to know.

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Obama Urges Republicans To Consider Supreme Court Nominee In Chicago

Thursday, April 07, 2016

President Obama on Thursday returned to the University of Chicago Law School where he once taught constitutional law. He used the forum to argue that Senate Republicans should consider his nominee to the Supreme Court. So far, Republicans said thanks, but no thanks.

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New White House Rule Protects Retirement Savers From Bad Investment Advice

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

The Obama administration issued a new rule designed to safeguard retirement savings from costly and misguided investment advice. Some parts of the financial industry worked hard to block the rule, but it survived.

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As Leaders Gather For Nuclear Summit, A Look Back At Progress And Pitfalls

Saturday, April 02, 2016

Six years ago, the Obama administration launched an effort with other world leaders to secure nuclear material from the hands of terrorists. What was accomplished, and what wasn't?

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After Apple Case, Encryption Vs. National Security Dilemma Has Just Begun

Saturday, April 02, 2016

NPR's Scott Simon asks Rep. Ted Lieu about his bill to look at something pressing and still unresolved, despite the week's news: encryption and security.

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Obama Wraps Up Final Nuclear Security Summit In Washington, D.C.

Friday, April 01, 2016

President Obama took questions from reporters at the end of his last nuclear security summit Friday, including his reaction to controversial comments by Donald Trump about nuclear weapons.

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Obama Addresses World Leaders At Final Nuclear Security Summit

Friday, April 01, 2016

President Obama has hosted his last summit aimed at grappling with the dangers of loose nukes. NPR takes a look at what has been accomplished at these summits and what work still needs to be done.

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