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Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

Obama Outlines ISIS Strategy At Press Conference In Argentina

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

In the wake of the Brussels terror attacks, President Obama said defeating ISIS and terrorism is his top priority.

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Obama Spells Out Vision For U.S.-Cuba Relations In Havana Address

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

President Obama speaks to the Cuban people about the complicated relationship between the U.S. and Cuba. One sign of how that relationship is evolving? A U.S. versus Cuba baseball game.

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As Obama's Cuban Trip Wraps Up, Administration Hopes Conversation Will Continue

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

President Obama concludes his historic visit to Cuba Tuesday, with a televised keynote speech to the Cuban people and — what else — a baseball game. But what Obama administration really hopes is that the trip would lock in a new policy toward Cuba.

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Obama Meets With Cuban President Raul Castro In Havana

Monday, March 21, 2016

After a historic meeting in Havana, President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro spoke about the differences that remain between the two countries.

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President Obama Touches Down In Cuba, Commencing A Historic Visit

Sunday, March 20, 2016

When he landed Sunday in Havana, Obama became the first U.S. president to visit Cuban soil since 1928. During his brief trip he'll be meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro and political dissidents.

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After Reaching Out His Hand, President Obama Will Step Foot In Cuba

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Obama will be the first American president to visit Cuba since Calvin Coolidge arrived on a battleship in 1928.

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White House Makes Full-Court Press For Garland As Supreme Court Nominee

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

President Obama is hoping his pick of D.C. appeals court Judge Merrick Garland can force Republicans to consider him — or face the political consequences.

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White House Loosens Restrictions With Cuba Ahead Of Obama Visit

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

As President Obama prepares for a historic visit to Cuba next week, the administration is taking additional steps to relax restrictions on travel and trade with the island.

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Obama's Will To Fill Justice Seat Widens Rift With McConnell

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The relationship between President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell the last 7 years has been often confrontational and awkward, marked by occasional bouts of productive deal-making.

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FACT CHECK: Republican Candidates On Keeping Or Changing Social Security

Saturday, March 12, 2016

The candidates say they want to leave Social Security as it is for people who are already retired, or soon will be. But Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz have proposed changes for younger workers.

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Obama Weighs In On GOP 'Crackup' In News Conference With Justin Trudeau

Thursday, March 10, 2016

President Obama weighs in on what he calls the "Republican crackup" and says he's not to blame. He spoke at a joint press conference with the new Canadian prime minister.

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Trump Steaks, Wine, Water: Why Donald Doesn't Own Most Of Those Products

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Donald Trump pushed back against attacks on his business prowess this week, showing off examples of Trump-branded water, wine and steaks. But Trump's own ties to those products may not be as strong as he suggested.

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Donald Trump Changes Position On Visas For Highly Skilled Workers

Friday, March 04, 2016

On Thursday night in a GOP debate hosted by Fox News, Donald Trump came around to the idea of H1-B visas for highly skilled workers, saying "I'm changing it, and I'm softening the pos...

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Obama's Plan To Close Guantanamo Bay Prison Meets Opposition In Congress

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

President Obama put forward a plan to close the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay — something he promised to do at the very beginning of his presidency. But the plan landed with a thud in...

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Upbeat White House Report Points To More Jobs, Higher Wages

Monday, February 22, 2016

The U.S. labor market has recovered faster than expected, though that strength is tempered by economic challenges both at home and abroad, according to an annual assessment from the president's Council of Economic Advisers.

The 430-page "Economic Report of the President" released today summarizes recent developments in the economy ...

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Obama To Make Historic Visit To Cuba Next Month

Thursday, February 18, 2016

President Obama plans to travel to Cuba next month, capping a historic diplomatic thaw after decades of official isolation.

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Obama: Supreme Court Nominee Fight Is An Extension Of Partisan Trench Warfare

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

President Obama says he'll nominate a successor to the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia. And he challenges Senate Republicans not to deny that nominee a fair hearing and a timely vote.

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Obama: 'The Constitution Is Pretty Clear' About A Supreme Court Vacancy

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

President Obama reiterated his plan to nominate a successor for Justice Antonin Scalia, who died over the weekend, and challenged Senate Republicans who suggested they would block his nominee.

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Political Rancor Intensifies Over Who Should Nominate Scalia Successor

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

President Obama takes questions from reporters at the end of a conference with leaders from Asia. He's expected to be asked about the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and who he may nominate to replace him.

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Obama Speaks To Lawmakers In Springfield, Ill., Where He Announced Candidacy

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

President Obama returns to Springfield, Ill., on Wednesday where nine years ago he announced his candidacy for president.

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