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Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

Your Cheat Sheet To The Issues That Could Come Up In The Presidential Debate

Saturday, September 24, 2016

From jobs and taxes to health care and immigration, there are a host of issues that will come up Monday night. Here's what you should know to get smart quick.

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Obama At U.N.: Reject Tribalism Home And Abroad

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

President Obama's last address to world leaders at the United Nations also offered an appeal to U.S. voters ahead of November's presidential election.

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Patient Diplomacy And A Reluctance To Act: Obama's Mark On Foreign Policy

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

President Obama speaks to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. It'll likely be his last time to do so as president.

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America's First Black President Nears The End Of A History-Making Run

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Eight years after Obama made history as the first African-American president, his legacy is just starting to emerge.

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Despite Setbacks, Obama's Presidency Impacted African-American Life

Friday, September 16, 2016

After nearly two terms under the nation's first black president, we look at how President Obama's time has affected life for African-Americans.

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Trump Confident He Can Speed Economic Growth To Rate Not Seen In Years

Thursday, September 15, 2016

The candidate also predicted that his economic plan will deliver up to 25 million new jobs over the next decade, describing it as pro-growth, pro-jobs and pro-family.

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U.S. To Lift Economic Sanctions Against Myanmar

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

President Obama announced Wednesday that the U.S. is prepared to lift economic sanctions against Myanmar, in recognition of the country's progress towards democratic reform. Obama spoke after a White House meeting with Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.

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Obama Stumps For Clinton In Battleground State Of Pennsylvania

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

President Obama returns to the campaign trail to urge people to vote for Hillary Clinton in the crucial battleground state of Pennsylvania.

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The Issues: Explaining Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump's Tax Plans

Monday, September 12, 2016

Their tax plans are mirror images, in some ways. Trump's plan calls for substantial cuts in tax rates with savings to the wealthiest households while sets out to raise taxes on the very wealthy.

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Gary Johnson Asks 'What Is Aleppo?' In Morning Interview Gaffe

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Asked on cable news what he would do about Aleppo, the city at the center of the Syrian refugee crisis, Gary Johnson asked, "What is Aleppo?" It revealed a surprising lack of foreign policy depth and could cause problems for his candidacy as he seeks to try and make the presidential debate stage.

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Colin Powell's Ways Around Disclosure Detailed In New Email

Thursday, September 08, 2016

The former secretary of state under Republican George W. Bush used a personal computer connected to a private phone line to get around State Department servers.

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Obama: Donald Trump Shouldn't Be Graded 'On A Curve'

Thursday, September 08, 2016

While overseas before heading back to the U.S., the president warned that the GOP nominee, whom he derided as "uninformed" and having "wacky ideas," is being "normalized."

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WATCH: In TV Interview, Candidate Gary Johnson Asks 'What Is Aleppo?'

Thursday, September 08, 2016

In response to the question "What would you do if you were elected, about Aleppo?" the Libertarian nominee did not recognize the war-torn Syrian city that has been a center of the refugee crisis.

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Clinton And Trump In Arms Race Over Military Endorsements

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Hillary Clinton unveiled a list of endorsements from 95 former military officers, a day after Donald Trump announced the support of 88 former generals and admirals.

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Trump Foundation Faces Scrutiny Too, Regarding Political Contribution

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Donald Trump brushed aside questions this week about the fine he paid over an improper contribution the Trump Foundation made to a political committee for Florida's attorney general.

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President Obama Wraps Up G-20 Summit In Hangzhou, China

Monday, September 05, 2016

President Obama spoke about his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the status of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and the controversial protest by 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, at the conclusion of the Group of 20 summit in China Monday.

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FBI Docs: Clinton Says Concerns About Email Setup Never Reached Her

Friday, September 02, 2016

An FBI report and notes of the bureau's interview with Hillary Clinton show she relied on agency officials to deal with classified information.

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6 Things You Might Not Have Known About Trump's Border Enforcement Plan

Thursday, September 01, 2016

His proposed "great wall" gets all the attention. But his plan would mean record spending on top of what's already record spending on border enforcement.

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Fact Check: Donald Trump's Speech On Immigration

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

NPR's politics team annotated Trump's speech on immigration, which comes after a week of seeming to change direction on the issue.

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Clinton Slams Trump For Insulting Mexico In American Legion Speech

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Hillary Clinton told the American Legion convention in Ohio the last thing America needs in Washington is more name calling. She slammed Republican rival Donald Trump for insulting Mexican immigrants.

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