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Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

Obama To Ask Congress For $2B To Ease Immigration Crisis

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

The administration wants to speed deportation hearings for the flood of young Central American refugees so they aren't left waiting years for a court hearing.

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Lawmakers Pitch A Gas Tax Hike To Replenish Dwindling Highway Funds

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Sens. Chris Murphy and Bob Corker have drawn up a bipartisan proposal to help resolve the Highway Trust Fund's impending financial problems. Their plan would pay for most federal transportation programs with a gasoline tax.

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Birth Control Ruling Is A Setback For White House

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

The Obama administration is looking for another way to promote broader access to birth control, now that the Supreme Court has struck down a key provision of the Affordable Care Act.

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Supreme Court To Rule On Hobby Lobby Contraception Case

Monday, June 30, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court wraps up its term Monday. It will decide whether health insurance that for-profit employers offer workers must include birth control over the employer's religious objections.

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Political Challenge Compounded As Migrant Children Head To U.S. Border

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The Homeland Security chief on Wednesday visits Nogales, Arizona. He'll tour facilities where the government has been processing children from Central America who've been entering the U.S. illegally.

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Cantor's Defeat Brings An End To Prickly Relationship With Obama

Friday, June 13, 2014

As the dust settles on House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary defeat, some have begun to reflect on his relationship with President Obama. From the very start, it was a prickly one, with divisions only deepening throughout Obama's time in office.

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Tea Party Candidate Uses Immigration Issue To Beat Cantor

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Already dim prospects for an immigration overhaul got even dimmer after Republican House Leader Eric Cantor lost his primary this week. What does this mean for Republicans going forward?

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Obama Acts To Ease Student Loan Payments

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

President Obama signed an order on Monday that expands the number of Americans whose student loan payments will be capped at 10 percent of their monthly incomes.

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Obama Reassures Allies As He Honors D-Day Sacrifices

Saturday, June 07, 2014

President Obama has had an eventful visit to Europe, which included attending the 70th D-Day commemoration in Normandy.

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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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