Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

Changing Polling Metrics To Decide GOP's Presidential Debate Lineup

Monday, August 03, 2015

Fox News will use an average of national polls to decide which GOP presidential candidates take part in Thursday's prime-time debate. Pollsters say more and more people don't want to talk to them.


Hillary Clinton Releases 8 Years Of Tax Returns

Friday, July 31, 2015

The returns show that she and her husband Bill Clinton paid nearly $44 million in federal taxes since 2007, according to her campaign. "We've come a long way," she said.


Obama Visits Federal Prison, A First For A Sitting President

Thursday, July 16, 2015

"These are young people who made mistakes that aren't that different than the mistakes I made and the mistakes that a lot of you guys made," Obama said after meeting with inmates in Oklahoma City.


Obama Says Deal Is 'Best Means' For Preventing Iranian Nuclear Weapons

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

President Obama made his case for the Iran nuclear deal at a press conference Wednesday. He said the agreement achieves its primary goal, which is to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon.


Obama's Style Of Diplomacy Pays Off In Iran Nuclear Deal

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The nuclear agreement with Iran could be a good example of the Obama doctrine โ€” showing the president's determination to reach out to adversaries โ€” that he's talked about since his first campaign for the White House.


Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Enters Republican Presidential Race

Monday, July 13, 2015

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker enters an already crowd field of Republicans vying to become their party's presidential nominee. What is the case he's making to voters?


The White House Invites Tourists To Use Their Cameras

Saturday, July 04, 2015

Visitors to the White House will now have something besides their memory to rely on when recounting their visit. That's because a 40-year-ban on photography during public tours has been lifted.


Obama Touts New Federal Overtime Pay Rule In Wisconsin

Thursday, July 02, 2015

President Obama traveled to Wisconsin Friday to tout the administration's new proposed rule that could make 5 million more people eligible for overtime pay.


Brazilian President Mends Ties With President Obama On White House Visit

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

President Obama sought to downplay any major impact the Greek debt crisis could have on the U.S. economy. He spoke at a news conference with the president of Brazil and also addressed the ongoing talks on Iran's nuclear program and his administration's recent wins on the domestic policy front.


Obama Expected To Release Rule Governing Overtime

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The plan raises the cap under which most workers must get overtime for working more than 40 hours a week. It doesn't require congressional approval, but is expected to be criticized by businesses.


President Pitches Overtime Rule That Could Raise Wages For 5 Million

Monday, June 29, 2015

The regulation, which retailers and restaurants likely will fight, would mean that all employees earning up to $50,440 a year would be guaranteed overtime pay, up from the current cap of $23,660.


Ground Shifts As Politicians Try To Stake Out Positions On Gay Marriage

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, where will the political battle lines be drawn next?


Supreme Court Rules That All States Must Allow Same-Sex Marriages

Friday, June 26, 2015

In 5-to-4 decision, the court upheld the nationwide right to same-sex marriage. Justice Anthony Kennedy authored the majority opinion. David Greene speaks with NPR's Mara Liasson and Scott Horsley.


Supreme Court Upholds Subsidies In Affordable Care Act

Thursday, June 25, 2015

President Obama's signature health care law survived another challenge in the Supreme Court Thursday. NPR reports on the practical and political consequences, as Obama's agenda twists its way forward.


In Win For White House, Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies Nationwide

Thursday, June 25, 2015

U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to uphold the nationwide availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.


Obama Administration To Shift Ransom-For-Hostages Rules

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

While the Obama administration maintains it will not negotiate with terrorists, it will allow families to negotiate on their own for release of loved ones.


Raised Around Cry For Smaller Government, Rand Paul Carries The Torch

Thursday, June 18, 2015

In Lake Jackson, Texas, where Paul grew up, he learned politics and his small-government philosophy around his family's kitchen table.


House Rejects Legislation To Give Obama Fast-Track Trade Authority

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.


Obama Defends Health Care Law As Supreme Court Ruling Nears

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.


Obama: U.S. Lacks A 'Complete Strategy' For Training Iraqi Forces

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.