Scott Horsley appears in the following:
Friday, June 12, 2015
Despite last-minute lobbying by President Obama, House Democrats dealt his trade priorities a major blow Friday. In this battle over trade, Republican leaders are aligned with Obama against Democrats.
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
President Obama defends the health care reform law as the Supreme Court prepares to issue a ruling in a case that could dismantle it. The law still remains controversial politically.
Monday, June 08, 2015
President Obama said the U.S. does not yet have a "complete strategy" for training Iraqi forces in their fight against the self-declared Islamic State after the G-7 summit in Germany.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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."