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Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

Obama Laces Up To Tout Asian Trade Deal At Nike

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

The president says he's pushing for the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership in part to boost "Made in the U.S.A." products around the world. So why make the pitch at Nike?

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Just Do It: Obama Tries To Sway Skeptical Democrats On Trade

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The president is finding it tough to get Democrats on board with a Pacific trade deal. He's meeting with some who might be open to it and even going to Nike headquarters next week for an event.

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Obama Confident In Asia Trade Pact, But Track Record For Deals Is Spotty

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Following a South Korean trade pact in 2012, the U.S. deficit with that country widened by 80 percent. But some argue that if the U.S. doesn't create trade rules, there won't be any.

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Obama Takes Full Responsibility For Death Of Hostages In U.S. Strike

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The White House disclosed that two hostages, including an American citizen, were killed during a U.S. counterterrorism operation against al-Qaida. It said that two al-Qaida leaders were also killed.

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Visiting The Everglades, Obama Takes Swipe At Climate Change Deniers

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

"Climate change can no longer be denied," Obama said. "It can't be edited out. It can't be omitted from the conversation. And action can no longer be delayed."

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Business, Labor Debate Pacific Trade Deal Before Senate

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Big business and big labor clashed Tuesday over whether Congress should give President Obama fast-track authority to negotiate a major trade deal.

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White House Pushes For Fast-Track Trade Authority

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

On Tuesday, a Senate panel will hear debate on whether to give the president fast-track authority to negotiate a sweeping trade deal. The trade push has scrambled the usual political alignments.

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Lawmakers Approve Bill To Help Finalize Asia-Pacific Trade Deal

Friday, April 17, 2015

Senate negotiators move forward on legislation that would give President Obama the authority to negotiate a sweeping trade accord. That deal, however, will align Obama with Republicans and pit him against Democrats.

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With A Handshake And More, Obama Shifts U.S.-Latin America Policy

Monday, April 13, 2015

The president made history by shaking hands with Cuba's Raul Castro at the Summit of the Americas. There was less talk about the drug trade and the military, and more talk about economic opportunity.

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Obama, Castro Meet In 'Spirit Of Openness'

Sunday, April 12, 2015

President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro shared a stage for the first time since the U.S. and Cuba began moving toward normalizing relations.

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Obama, Castro Shake Hands Ahead Of Historic Meeting Saturday

Saturday, April 11, 2015

In a moment some have looked forward to for more than 50 years, the presidents of the U.S. and Cuba met at the annual Summit of the Americas.

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In Jamaica, Obama Says Engaging Cuba Is More Powerful Than Isolation

Friday, April 10, 2015

President Obama is in Panama, where he'll share the stage with Cuban President Raul Castro. It's the first time they will interact since the 2 Cold War adversaries moved toward normalizing relations.

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In Jamaica, Obama Announces Plan To Diversify Caribbean Energy

Thursday, April 09, 2015

President Obama is in Jamaica, where the U.S. is trying to gain influence in the region by using a powerful tool — energy.

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Obama To Address Caribbean's 'Economic Achilles' Heel' — Energy

Thursday, April 09, 2015

The president meets with Caribbean leaders in Jamaica Thursday — and a looming energy crunch in the region is high on the list.

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President Obama Praises Tentative Iranian Nuclear Deal

Thursday, April 02, 2015

In a Rose Garden statement, President Obama said the tentative deal is the beginning of a historic understanding. Negotiators announced Thursday that they've reached the outlines of a nuclear deal.

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Obama's Diplomatic Gamble On Iran Adding Instability In Middle East

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Limited though it may be, analysts say the administration's negotiation with Iran has shaken traditional allies and left both friends and enemies uncertain about what it will do next in the region.

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Proposed Payday Industry Regulations Must Strike Delicate Balance

Sunday, March 29, 2015

The federal government is moving to reign in the payday loan industry, which critics say traps consumers in a damaging cycle of debt. A look at the possible effects of proposed regulations.

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U.S. Strategy In Yemen Represents Standard Counterterrorism Plan

Friday, March 27, 2015

Despite the current chaos in Yemen, the White House insists U.S. action in that country represents a model for its counterterrorism strategy. A look at what is behind that assertion.

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Skinny Jeans, Expanded Waistlines, And A Washington 'Fix'

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Congress has acted 17 times to prevent a cut in Medicare doctors' payments. But the so-called "Doc Fix" has always been like that pair of jeans you keep in your closet, hoping someday they'll fit.

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Payday Loans — And Endless Cycles Of Debt — Targeted By Federal Watchdog

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is readying new regulations on payday loans and other high-cost forms of credit. Officials with the agency say the loans can trap borrowers in a cycle of debt.

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