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Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

Interior Department Issues New Federal Rules On 'Fracking'

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Obama administration introduced new rules Friday to regulate oil and gas "fracking" on federal lands.

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How President Obama Wants To Shrink The Government's Carbon Footprint

Thursday, March 19, 2015

With hundreds of thousands of buildings and vehicles, the government is the nation's single biggest energy consumer.

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Obama Says Critics Making 'The Same Argument' Despite Better Economy

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The president defends his economic track record, even as Republicans are trying to change the government's fiscal course. House and Senate committees unveiled draft budgets that would cut spending.

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Why Is Insulin So Expensive In The U.S.?

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The hormone that controls blood sugar among diabetics is one of the oldest medicines used today. But more than 90 years after its discovery, a low-cost version is no longer available in the U.S.

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House GOP Budget Sets Stage For Showdown With The President

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

House Republicans unveiled a draft budget Tuesday, aimed at balancing spending with revenues over the next decade without raising taxes.

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Obama 'Embarrassed' For Republicans Who Wrote Iran Letter

Friday, March 13, 2015

In two interviews, the president weighs in on controversies over the letter 47 Republicans wrote to the leaders of Iran and Hillary Clinton's use of a private email account.

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Senate's Letter To Iran Complicates Nuclear Negotiations

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

As they try to reach a nuclear deal with Iran, the White House says it does want Congress to have a role — just not now. So, could Republican interference scuttle the whole thing?

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Obama In Selma: 'The Race Is Not Yet Won'

Sunday, March 08, 2015

President Obama, declaring in Selma, Ala., that the "march is not yet over," joined other dignitaries to mark the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday and honor veterans of the civil rights movement.

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Clinton, White House Play Delicate Dance As Emails Await Release

Friday, March 06, 2015

Questions about Hillary Clinton's reliance on a private email account when she was Secretary of State will dog the likely presidential hopeful — and the administration she worked for — for months.

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In Using Personal Email, Aide Says Clinton Didn't Break Law

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

As Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton used a personal email address when conducting official business rather than using a government address. What impact will the disclosure have on Clinton's reputation as she considers a presidential bid?

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Controverisal Netanyahu Speech Is Latest Glitch In U.S.-Israel Relations

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to a joint meeting of Congress on Tuesday. The speech highlights differences between the U.S. and Israel on how to stop Iran from going nuclear.

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Governors Meeting Allows 2016 Hopefuls To Grab The Spotlight

Friday, February 20, 2015

This weekend's National Governors Association meeting in Washington, D.C., offers an opportunity for ambitious governors to grab the spotlight and preen for 2016.

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White House Worries Extremists Are Winning The Propaganda War

Friday, February 20, 2015

The Obama administration's effort to counter violent extremism includes trying to find a way to fight the messages of sectarian strife coming from groups like the self-proclaimed Islamic State.

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U.S. Communities Called On To Prevent Homegrown Terrorism

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Preventing homegrown terrorism is the focus of meetings at the White House this week. Experts say more than 20,000 foreign fighters have traveled to Syria to sign up with the so-called Islamic State.

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Texas Judge Halts Obama's Executive Action On Immigration

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Despite a setback in court, the White House insists President Obama's executive action on immigration is on firm legal footing. The legal fight could have political ramifications.

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Obama Reluctant To Raise Federal Gas Tax

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Some lawmakers are pushing for a hike in the federal gas tax to help pay for roads and bridges. The White House wants to spend on infrastructure too — as revealed in its budget this week — but not through an increase in the gas tax. Why not?

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A Look At What's Inside Obama's Budget Proposal

Monday, February 02, 2015

President Obama's budget proposes more government spending and more taxes on the wealthy. How will Republicans respond?

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Obama's Budget Proposal Lifts 2013 Caps, Adds Billions In Spending

Monday, February 02, 2015

The president's $3.99 trillion proposal, released Monday, calls for more spending on domestic programs, infrastructure and defense — and includes tax hikes the new Congress is unlikely to approve.

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After India, Obama Takes Saudi Arabia Detour

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Leaving India, President Obama detoured to Saudi Arabia — a key ally in a volatile region, which is itself a country in transition.

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Mourning In Riyadh: Obama Stops By Saudi Arabia To Offer Condolences

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

President Obama has stopped in Saudi Arabia on his way home from India. He's meeting with the new Saudi king. Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Scott Horsley, who is traveling with the President.

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