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Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

Politics In The News: Obama At G7 Summit

Monday, June 08, 2015

President Obama is in Germany for a summit with leaders of the biggest industrial democracies. Monday's meetings focus on climate change and terrorism.

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The Future President Will Need To Wrestle With Debt From The Past

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The federal government has issued trillions of dollars in IOUs. And just the interest on that massive debt could be a serious constraint for the next president.

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EPA Announces New Rules To Protect U.S. Waters

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The Obama administration announces a regulation it says is aimed at protecting the country's rivers, lakes and other waterways from pollution. But critics say it's a massive regulatory overreach.

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Despite An Economy On The Rise, American Paychecks Remain Stuck

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

NPR's "Day 1" series looks at major issues the next president will face in office. One issue is that Americans still aren't seeing big raises, even though the job market is slowly recovering.

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Obama Faces Criticism For Light Footprint Strategy Against Islamic State

Friday, May 22, 2015

President Obama says the U.S. is not losing the fight against the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Iraq, but his strategy has come under criticism after the fall of Ramadi.

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Obama To Regulate Police Use Of Some Military-Style Hardware

Monday, May 18, 2015

President Obama visited Camden, N.J., Monday to discuss recommendations from his task force on 21st century policing. The White House is setting new limits on police use of military hardware.

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Obama Reaffirms Security Commitment To Gulf Partners

Friday, May 15, 2015

President Obama hosted representatives from half-a-dozen Sunni Arab countries at Camp David on Thursday. Their confidence in the U.S. has been shaken by the president's diplomatic outreach to Iran.

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President Obama Meets With Arab Allies At Camp David

Thursday, May 14, 2015

President Obama meets with officials from six Persian Gulf countries at Camp David to reassure them about the emerging nuclear deal with Iran.

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How Do You Say 'Snafu' In Japanese?

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

White House press secretary Josh Earnest has called a delay in passing trade legislation a "snafu." But he said he didn't know how to translate the word for countries impacted by the deal. We do.

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Obama: We Must 'Guard Against Cynicism' When It Comes To Poverty

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

"There's a lot we can do," President Obama said at a forum in Washington, D.C., Tuesday. Just across town, progressive leaders laid out plans to tackle poverty.

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Saudi King, Several Gulf Rulers To Skip U.S. Summit

Monday, May 11, 2015

After the White House announced Saudi Arabia's king would meet this week with President Obama in Washington, D.C., Saudi Arabia announced the king would send other Saudi leaders instead.

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Would Lower Shoe Tariffs Actually Encourage American Jobs?

Friday, May 08, 2015

Nike says lower tariffs in a proposed Asia-Pacific trade deal would allow it to support thousands of domestic jobs. But the potential relief is a fraction of current footwear tariffs.

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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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