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Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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In Warsaw, Obama Vows To Keep Rattled Allies Out Of Russian Orbit

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

President Obama is starting a European trip in Poland, where he will meet allied leaders from central and eastern Europe. They are worried about Russia's intentions after the recent events in Ukraine.

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Obama Auditions Foreign Policy Speech Before Graduating Cadets

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

President Obama visited the U.S. Military Academy Wednesday, delivering a commencement speech to West Point cadets. He used the occasion to lay out a foreign policy vision based in pragmatism.

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Obama To Use West Point Speech To Lay Out Foreign Policy Doctrine

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

President Obama delivers the commencement address at West Point on Wednesday. Aides say he'll use the opportunity to spell out his broad vision of foreign policy and America's role in the world.

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Brad Paisley Leaves 'Southern Comfort Zone' For Troops In Afghanistan

Monday, May 26, 2014

The country music star rescheduled an Iowa gig so he could travel to Bagram Airfield with the president. Paisley's change of plans turned out to be a boon for vendors at the Tree Town Music Festival.

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Obama Wants At Least A Small Troop Presence In Afghanistan

Monday, May 26, 2014

President Obama made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Sunday — his first since 2012. Since that time, U.S. troop levels there have been cut by about two-thirds.

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At Pa. School, Teens Build Empathy By Confiding In A Crowd

Friday, May 23, 2014

Kids can act out when they're feeling isolated, so one Philadelphia school encourages students to take the mic and reveal their deepest fears in front of their peers. The result? Honesty and kindness.

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Obama Taps San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro For HUD Secretary

Friday, May 23, 2014

Castro would take over the Department of Housing and Urban Development at a time when the nation's housing market has been treading water.

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Obama Wants Guantanamo Closed But His Efforts Are Thwarted

Friday, May 23, 2014

It's been a year since President Obama renewed his pledge to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. But more than 150 prisoners are still housed there.

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Wait Times Scandal At VA Moves To Front Burner

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

President Obama promised accountability for problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs after meeting with Secretary Eric Shinseki. The secretary has been on the hot seat since allegations surfaced last month about a possible cover-up of long wait times at a Phoenix VA medical center.

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How Big A Factor Will Obamacare Be In Midterm Elections?

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Voters are choosing congressional nominees in half-a-dozen state primaries on Tuesday. Those states run the gamut in their experience with the Affordable Care Act.

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On The Hill And Off It, Two Different GOP Positions On Minimum Wage

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Prominent Republicans — including former presidential candidates Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Tim Pawlenty — have endorsed a minimum wage hike in recent weeks. And in Vermont, lawmakers approved the nation's highest statewide minimum wage, in a deal brokered by a Republican state senator. Nevertheless, a nationwide increase faces solid Republican opposition in Congress.

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Forecast Predicts A Shift Away From Employer-Sponsored Insurance

Thursday, May 08, 2014

A Senate committee is grilling Sylvia Matthews Burwell, the nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services. If confirmed, she would oversee the next phase of the Affordable Care Act. A new forecast says the health care law will drive some employers to stop offering coverage to their employees, pushing employees onto the new government exchanges.

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Obama Sounds Alarm Bell On Climate Change. Is Anyone Listening?

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

President Obama is touting a government report on climate change. He's taking steps to limit the greenhouse gases that contribute to a warming planet, but he faces political heat on Capitol Hill.

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Poised And Persistent, Reporter Broke White House Color Barrier

Saturday, May 03, 2014

Harry McAlpin became the first black White House reporter in 1944, though he was excluded from joining the Correspondents' Association. Decades later, he'll be be honored at the group's centennial.

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Out Of White House Meeting, Obama And Merkel Emerge United On Russia

Friday, May 02, 2014

President Obama met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House Friday, in an effort to present a united front on the Ukrainian crisis. The pair held a joint press conference discussing the prospect of further sanctions on Russia.

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Minimum Wage Raise: Blocked For Now, May Live Again In Campaigns

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

A bill to increase the federal minimum wage was blocked in the Senate on Wednesday, as Democrats failed to muster the 60 votes necessary to bypass a filibuster.

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