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Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

Fact Checking The Democratic Debate: Clinton, Sanders Battle Over Wall Street

Friday, February 05, 2016

NPR fact checks some of the claims made by candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in the latest Democratic presidential debate.

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Obama Challenges Anti-Muslim Rhetoric In First Visit To U.S. Mosque

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

"Muslim Americans keep us safe," President Obama said on Wednesday as he visited a mosque in the U.S. for the first time as president. His speech was designed to draw contrasts with rhetoric from some Republicans running to succeed him.

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Obama Asks Congress For More Money To Fight Opioid Drug Abuse

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

The president asked for hundreds of millions of dollars, most of which would expand treatment opportunities. Officials say countless people want to get clean, but programs have no slots open.

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White House Proposes $1 Billion Fund To Combat Opioid Abuse

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

The White House is proposing more than $1 billion in new funding to fight heroin and opioid drug abuse.

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Break It Down: Fact-Checking The Final GOP Debate Before Iowa

Friday, January 29, 2016

Republican presidential candidates had their final debate before the Iowa caucuses Thursday night. NPR's fact-checking team takes a closer look at some of the claims the candidates made.

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After Praising Clinton, Obama Holds 'Informal' Meeting With Bernie Sanders

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

President Obama had what the White House described as an "informal" meeting with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. It comes on the heels of Obama lavishing praise on Sanders' opponent Hillary Clinton.

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Bernie Sanders Revives Debate Over Single-Payer Health Care

Friday, January 22, 2016

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has revived the debate over a single-payer health care system. NPR explores the arguments for and against it.

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For Growing Partisan Divide, The Bridge Is Still Out

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

President Obama has spoken frankly about his regret at the broken politics in America, and he's not alone in his concern. There's no shortage of finger-pointing about the roots of the partisan rancor.

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Break It Down: Checking Claims In Sunday's Democratic Debate

Monday, January 18, 2016

NPR's Danielle Kurtzleben and Scott Horsley break down the claims from Sunday night's Democratic debate. One big area of disagreement was health care.

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View From The White House On Iran Prisoner Exchange

Saturday, January 16, 2016

The Iran prisoner exchange was not an easy decision at the White House. NPR's Scott Horsley talks about some of the factors at play.

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Break It Down: Fact Checking The GOP Debate

Friday, January 15, 2016

After Thursday night's Republican presidential debate, NPR policy reporters fact check the candidates' statements.

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GOP Presidential Candidates Criticize Obama's State Of The Union Address

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

President Obama used his State of the Union address to argue against charges coming from the Republican presidential candidates — and they argued back.

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Obama Touts U.S. Economy In His Final State Of The Union

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

President Obama began his State of the Union Tuesday night with what he called a fact: The United States of America now has the strongest most durable economy in the world, citing 14 million new jobs.

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Obama Set To Deliver Final State Of The Union Address

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

President Obama delivers his final State of the Union speech to a Congress and country already in the throes of a presidential campaign. NPR has a preview of what he might say, and how it will frame the 2016 presidential race.

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State Of The Union Is Not Expected To Generate Big TV Ratings

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

President Obama hopes to use the speech to frame his last year in office and the 2016 campaign. The political spotlight, however, is increasingly shifting to the people running to replace him.

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Is Obama's Hope For Better Fuel Economy Sputtering Out?

Friday, January 08, 2016

For a while, the president's plan for increasing vehicles' fuel efficiency worked; he said it would save money and reduce carbon pollution. Then came cheap gas, and the improvements have stalled.

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Lawmakers In The House Try Again In 2016 To Repeal Obamacare

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan announced on Tuesday that the first order of business will be putting a bill on the House floor that would repeal the Affordable Care Act, also referred to as Obamacare.

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Guns In America, By The Numbers

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

If history is any guide, the president's efforts to curb gun violence may have the unintended effect of boosting gun sales.

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Obama Administration To Announce Executive Actions On Guns

Monday, January 04, 2016

Intended to combat gun violence, the actions include a regulatory change designed to make it harder for gun buyers to avoid background checks.

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Obama, Attorney General Loretta Lynch Discuss Action On Gun Control

Monday, January 04, 2016

President Obama met with the attorney general and the FBI director as he prepares to go around Congress and take executive action to reduce gun violence. But could the move actually prompt more Americans to buy guns?

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