Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

Obama Aims To Soothe Strained Relations In Saudi Arabia

Friday, March 28, 2014

President Obama met Friday with the king of Saudi Arabia. There's considerable friction in the U.S.-Saudi relationship at the moment, with key differences over Syria and Iran.


Obama Meets Internet CEOs To Discuss Privacy Issues

Friday, March 21, 2014

President Obama met Friday with executives from several high-profile tech companies worried over government surveillance practices, a topic that scrambles the usual political landscape.


Obama Ratchets Up Sanctions Against Putin's Personal Allies

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The Obama administration is widening the scope of economic sanctions aimed at Russia. The White House hopes to penalize its annexation of Crimea and discourage any further incursion into Ukraine.


In ACA March Madness, Obama's Bracket Is Just A Role Player

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

In an annual ritual, President Obama filled out his NCAA tournament bracket. Beyond his picks, though, he's got an ulterior motive — convincing young people to enroll in health care exchanges.


A Bittersweet Goodbye: White House Pastry Chef To Move On

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

The first family must be crust fallen.

Bill Yosses, the White House pastry chef, is moving to New York in June.

"Though I am incredibly sad to see Bill Yosses go, I am also so grateful to him for his outstanding work," first lady Michelle Obama said in a statement. ...


With Sanctions, Obama Aims For Those Close To Putin

Monday, March 17, 2014

The Obama administration is ordering new sanctions against 11 Russian and Ukrainian officials. The move is designed to penalize Russia for efforts to split Crimea away from Ukraine.


After Record Deportations, Obama May Turn To More 'Humane' Options

Friday, March 14, 2014

The White House announced the president is willing to review his stance on deportations, a policy that's drawn objection from Hispanics and other groups the president depends on politically.


Republican Candidate Heats Up Colorado's U.S. Senate Race

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Colorado's Senate race is heating up with the entry of a well-regarded Republican challenger. Colorado is also the model for Democratic voter mobilization efforts in battleground states nationwide.


Obama Lays Groundwork For Sanctions Against Russia

Thursday, March 06, 2014

With an executive order Thursday, President Obama authorized sanctions on Russia for its involvement in Ukraine. Speaker Boehner praised the sanctions and offered congressional support going forward.


In Drafting A Presidential Budget, Cost May Outweigh Benefit

Sunday, March 02, 2014

On Tuesday, President Obama will unveil his budget proposal for the coming year. But for all the sound and fury surrounding the president's spending plan, it's likely to have very little significance. Congress routinely ignores the president's budget. And lawmakers have already settled on overall spending levels for the coming ...


Obama Announces Task Force To Help Young Minority Men

Thursday, February 27, 2014

President Obama is launching a new initiative aimed at helping young black and Hispanic men. He'll sign an executive order that sets up a task force to help keep them in school and out of prisons.


Obama To Launch Initiative To Help Young Black, Latino Men

Thursday, February 27, 2014

The program is to encourage young African American and Latino males facing a difficult environment and hard choices. The president is once again wading into turbulent racial waters.


After More Than A Year, Obama And Boehner Sit Down Just To Talk

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Speaker Boehner and President Obama are holding their first private conversation in 14 months — a streak that may say less about the two men than it does about politics, leadership and voters today.


Seahawks, Broncos Fans Mingle In D.C. Watering Hole

Sunday, February 02, 2014


Obama Pushes Employers To Consider The Long-Term Jobless

Saturday, February 01, 2014


Enrollment Jumps At, Though Totals Still Lag

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Enrollment in the federal government's new health insurance exchange picked up sharply in November, but the number of people signing up for coverage still trails original forecasts. Officials from the Obama administration say they expect the pace of enrollments will continue to increase now that the insurance website is working ...


Administration Says You Can Now Escape HealthCare.Gov 'Prison'

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

The Obama administration says it has patched hundreds of software bugs infecting the government's health insurance website. That includes the notorious "prison glitch."

Martha Freeman of Pennsylvania encountered the bug when she tried to sign up for coverage for herself and her adult children. The website wanted documentation of the ...

Comment Uses Waiting Room To Cool Traffic Surge

Tuesday, December 03, 2013


Shopping Online For Health Exchanges Not Perfect Yet

Friday, November 29, 2013


Obama Should Benefit From Senate Rules Change

Friday, November 22, 2013