Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

Obama Suspends Summer Vacation To Debrief On Issues At Home And Abroad

Monday, August 18, 2014

President Obama returned to Washington to hold White House meetings on the latest developments in Iraq and in Ferguson, Mo.


Left And Right Unite In Criticizing Ferguson Police Response

Friday, August 15, 2014

A shift in police tactics helped ensure protests stayed peaceful in Ferguson, Mo. Critics on both sides of the aisle say the response earlier in the week was heavy-handed and contributed to violence.


In Obama's Foreign Policy, Some See Patience; Some See Passivity

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Foreign policy was once a strong suit for President Obama, but polls now show widespread disapproval of his handling of foreign affairs.


White House Urges Lawmakers To Address Popular Tax Dodge

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has signaled his intention to push for legislation shutting down "corporate inversions," techniques commonly used by companies to dodge the corporate income tax.


Congress Pulls A Smooth Maneuver To Make Highway Payments

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Lawmakers looking for ways to patch a hole in the Highway Trust Fund have zeroed in on a budget gimmick called "pension smoothing." Never heard of it? You're not alone.


Perry Meeting On Immigration Crisis Constructive, Obama Says

Thursday, July 10, 2014

President Obama met with Texas Gov. Rick Perry to hear his concerns about the surge of migrant children flooding into his state. Obama says Congress needs to provide the money to deal with the issue.


Obama Stumps In Colorado, With Women's Vote As Backdrop

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

In a state that hosts one of the nation's closest Senate races, the president spoke about the women's issues that could turn the election. But Sen. Mark Udall opted not to appear alongside Obama.


Obama To Ask Congress For $2B To Ease Immigration Crisis

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

The administration wants to speed deportation hearings for the flood of young Central American refugees so they aren't left waiting years for a court hearing.


Lawmakers Pitch A Gas Tax Hike To Replenish Dwindling Highway Funds

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Sens. Chris Murphy and Bob Corker have drawn up a bipartisan proposal to help resolve the Highway Trust Fund's impending financial problems. Their plan would pay for most federal transportation programs with a gasoline tax.


Birth Control Ruling Is A Setback For White House

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

The Obama administration is looking for another way to promote broader access to birth control, now that the Supreme Court has struck down a key provision of the Affordable Care Act.


Supreme Court To Rule On Hobby Lobby Contraception Case

Monday, June 30, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court wraps up its term Monday. It will decide whether health insurance that for-profit employers offer workers must include birth control over the employer's religious objections.


Political Challenge Compounded As Migrant Children Head To U.S. Border

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The Homeland Security chief on Wednesday visits Nogales, Arizona. He'll tour facilities where the government has been processing children from Central America who've been entering the U.S. illegally.


Cantor's Defeat Brings An End To Prickly Relationship With Obama

Friday, June 13, 2014

As the dust settles on House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary defeat, some have begun to reflect on his relationship with President Obama. From the very start, it was a prickly one, with divisions only deepening throughout Obama's time in office.


Tea Party Candidate Uses Immigration Issue To Beat Cantor

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Already dim prospects for an immigration overhaul got even dimmer after Republican House Leader Eric Cantor lost his primary this week. What does this mean for Republicans going forward?

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Obama Acts To Ease Student Loan Payments

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

President Obama signed an order on Monday that expands the number of Americans whose student loan payments will be capped at 10 percent of their monthly incomes.


Obama Reassures Allies As He Honors D-Day Sacrifices

Saturday, June 07, 2014

President Obama has had an eventful visit to Europe, which included attending the 70th D-Day commemoration in Normandy.


On Eve Of D-Day Anniversary, World Leaders Cope With Fresher Scars

Thursday, June 05, 2014

President Obama and other G-7 leaders are meeting in Brussels for a summit that is expected to be dominated by developments in Ukraine and Russia.


Obama In Brussels For G-7 Meeting

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Conspicuously absent from the get-together is Russian President Vladimir Putin. He was scratched from the guest list as punishment for Russia's interference in Ukraine.


In Keynote Speech, Obama Marks A Quarter-Century Of Polish Democracy

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

President Obama is delivering the keynote address of his current trip to Europe in Poland. Earlier in the day, Obama is meeting with the president-elect of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko.


In Poland, Obama Reassures Region After Russia Annexes Crimea

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

President Obama is in Warsaw for a celebration marking the 25th anniversary of Poland's emergence from Soviet domination. It's a milestone with contemporary echoes in neighboring Ukraine.