Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

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 o...

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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

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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

Brad Paisley is well-known as a top-selling country music star. Turns out, he's a pretty good juggler, too.

Paisley joined President Obama in a surprise trip to Afghanistan this Memorial Day weekend, playing for some 3,000 troops at the Bagram Airfield. Just 24 hours earlier, Paisley was the headliner ...

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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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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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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 Wants Guantanamo Closed But His Efforts Are Thwarted

Friday, May 23, 2014

It's been a year since President Obama renewed his pledge to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. But more than 150 prisoners are still housed there.

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Wait Times Scandal At VA Moves To Front Burner

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

President Obama promised accountability for problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs after meeting with Secretary Eric Shinseki. The secretary has been on the hot seat since all...

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How Big A Factor Will Obamacare Be In Midterm Elections?

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Voters are choosing congressional nominees in half-a-dozen state primaries on Tuesday. Those states run the gamut in their experience with the Affordable Care Act.

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On The Hill And Off It, Two Different GOP Positions On Minimum Wage

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Prominent Republicans — including former presidential candidates Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Tim Pawlenty — have endorsed a minimum wage hike in recent weeks. And in Vermont, lawma...

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Forecast Predicts A Shift Away From Employer-Sponsored Insurance

Thursday, May 08, 2014

A Senate committee is grilling Sylvia Matthews Burwell, the nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services. If confirmed, she would oversee the next phase of the Affordable Care A...

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