Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

Obama To Implement Gun Control Measures Through Executive Action

Friday, January 01, 2016

One of President Obama's biggest frustrations has been the inability to pass gun legislation. But as he begins his last year in office, Obama is expected to take action on his own to address gun violence.


President Obama Preparing To Take Executive Action On Guns

Thursday, December 31, 2015

"The president has made clear he's not satisfied with where we are, and expects that work to be completed soon," said White House spokesman Eric Schultz.


2015 Was Another Rough And Tumble Year For Obamacare

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

The Affordable Care Act survived another challenge before the U.S. Supreme Court this year. But the still-fragile marketplace is showing the strain of rising health care costs.


President Obama Talks Terrorism In Year-End Press Conference

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Terrorist attacks and the ongoing battle with the Islamic State cast a shadow over some of the accomplishments the president tried to highlight in his year-end news conference on Friday.


Obama Delivers Year-End News Conference Before Holidays

Friday, December 18, 2015

President Obama held a year-end news conference Friday as he prepared to head off to Hawaii for the holidays. He answered questions about the fight against terrorism, and touted some successes.


At Counterterrorism Center, Obama Reassures Americans About Security Threat

Thursday, December 17, 2015

President Obama visited the National Counterterrorism Center Thursday for a pre-holiday briefing on security precautions. It was another high-profile opportunity for the president to try to reassure Americans after attacks in Paris and San Bernardino that his administration is taking the threat of terrorism seriously.


National Security Takes Center Stage At GOP Debate In Las Vegas

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

NPR reporters dive deep into some of the claims made by candidates at Tuesday night's Republican debate.


Clinton To Spell Out Her Counterterrorism Strategy In Minnesota

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Hillary Clinton outlines her strategy for combating terrorism during a speech on Tuesday. Terrorism became a critical concern among voters after deadly attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, Calif.


In ISIS Fight, Obama Points To American Power Beyond Military Force

Monday, December 14, 2015

President Obama says the U.S. and its allies are ratcheting up the military campaign against ISIS. But Obama says military force is just one aspect of American power. He points to the climate agreement in Paris as another example of American leadership.


What Can Government Do To Protect The Shrinking Middle Class?

Friday, December 11, 2015

Politicians love to present themselves as champions of the middle class. But according to a new study from the Pew Research Center, less than half the American population now falls in that category. NPR explores what the government might do to shore up the shrinking middle class.


Obama Delivers Rare, Prime-Time Address From The Oval Office

Monday, December 07, 2015

President Obama tried to reassure a nervous nation following the terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, Calif. He also cautioned against a military over-reaction.


Obama To Deliver Speech On Terrorism And San Bernardino Attacks

Sunday, December 06, 2015

President Obama will address the nation Sunday night on the threat of terrorism in the wake of the attacks in California and Paris. It will be a rare prime-time speech from the Oval Office.


Obama To Put A Human Face On Dangers Of Climate Change

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

In Paris, President Obama meets with the leaders of island nations — they are among the first to feel the effects of rising sea levels. Obama will urge the leaders to get serious about climate change.


Obama Calls For Decisive Action Against Climate Change At Paris Summit

Monday, November 30, 2015

At a summit in Paris, President Obama urged his fellow leaders to take decisive action against climate change. But some countries — like India — face competing interests.


International Climate Talks Begin In Paris Amid Shadow Of Terror Attacks

Monday, November 30, 2015

Representatives of nearly 200 countries are in Paris looking to confront a more insidious threat: the rise in global temperatures. Security is tight after terror attacks there earlier this month.


Proposed Climate Change Rules At Odds With U.S. Opponents

Sunday, November 29, 2015

President Obama says the U.S. must lead the charge to reduce burning of fossil fuels. But American lawmakers are divided on limiting carbon emissions and opponents say they'll challenge any new rules.


Obama, Hollande Vow To Expand Attacks Against ISIS

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

French President Francois Hollande met with President Obama at the White House Tuesday to discuss the fight against ISIS in the wake of the Paris attacks.


Obama To Host French President At The White House

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The meeting with Francois Hollande is described as a show of solidarity in the aftermath of the Paris terror attacks, and a chance to forge closer cooperation in the fight against ISIS.


Obama Ends Asian Summit With Focus On Counterterrorism

Sunday, November 22, 2015

At the close of an Asian summit in Malaysia, President Obama vowed to destroy ISIS on the battlefield, while also saying that the most powerful tool was to show ISIS "that we're not afraid."


Obama Pushes Back Against Opponents Of Syrian Refugees In U.S.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

While overseas this week, President Obama has weighed in multiple times on the ongoing debate in the U.S. over Syrian refugees — often using pointed rhetoric and jabbing at his political opponents.