Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent for NPR News

Scott Horsley appears in the following:

Colo. Gun Laws Offer Inspiration, Cautionary Tale For Obama

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

President Obama is trying to regain some traction for federal gun control measures by visiting states that are moving forward on their own.

On Wednesday, the president speaks in Colorado, where lawmakers recently passed a series of bills requiring background checks for all gun purchases and limiting the size of ...

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Obama Leaves Middle East With Mixed Reviews

Saturday, March 23, 2013


U.S. Pledges $200 Million To Jordan To Aid With Syrian Refugees

Friday, March 22, 2013


Obama Asks Young Israelis To Push For Peace

Friday, March 22, 2013


Obama's 1st Day In Israel Was Rich In Symbolism

Thursday, March 21, 2013


Obama Stresses 'Unbreakable Alliance' On Visit To Israel

Wednesday, March 20, 2013


Obama Announces His Picks For EPA, Other Cabinet Posts

Monday, March 04, 2013


Outgoing Energy Secretary Could Be Remembered For More Than Solyndra

Thursday, February 28, 2013


'Paris Hilton Tax' Vs. 'Death Tax': A Lesser-Known Fiscal Debate

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

The estate tax is yet another piece of the fiscal cliff that needs to be worked out. Those who want to the raise what they call the "Paris Hilton tax" say it applies only to the very ...


Sandy Underscores Debate Over Government's Role

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

For President Obama, the federal government is a critical vehicle for disaster relief. Mitt Romney and the GOP put more faith in local government and voluntary efforts.


Obama, Romney On Taxes: Similar Plans, Few Details

Monday, October 01, 2012

Both President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney agree: America's tax system is too complicated. Both men have outlined changes that are broadly similar, although they have some import...


Candidates Banter Over The Best Side Of The Beltway

Sunday, September 23, 2012

President Obama and Mitt Romney seem to have switched places in recent days. The incumbent president is promising to change Washington from the outside. Meanwhile, Romney, who made hi...


Obama Polishes His 'Regular Guy' Image With Beer

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Both President Obama and Mitt Romney have been criticized for not being approachable. Their campaigns have spent the last few months convincing Americans to like them. But in the batt...

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Obama, Romney Each Read Jobs Numbers Differently

Saturday, August 04, 2012

President Obama focused on the millions of jobs that have been created in the past 2 1/2 years. His Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, stressed the unemployment rate, which rose to 8...


G-20 Summit In Mexico To Focus On Euro Crisis

Monday, June 18, 2012

President Obama and other world leaders are gathering in Los Cabos, Mexico, on Monday. They're hoping to get some assurances that European governments are getting control of their fin...


Job Trend More Than A Blip, But U.S. 'Can't Stop'

Saturday, March 10, 2012

The American job market is still a long way from healthy, but its pulse feels a lot stronger now than it did six months ago. The improvement is a boon for President Obama as he tries ...


From George Romney To Mitt, A Shrinking Tax Rate

Friday, February 24, 2012

Mitt Romney's tax returns show he pays an effective rate of just under 15 percent. His father, George, paid two to three times that rate. What one family's changing tax burden reveals...


Obama's Budget: Political Tool Or Spending Plan?

Monday, February 13, 2012

Deficit reduction takes a back seat to job growth in the federal budget President Obama will unveil Monday. The spending plan forecasts more red ink in the current fiscal year than in 2011. Under the president's plan, budget deficits wouldn't reach a sustainable level until 2018.

The budget blueprint calls ...


GOP Candidates Unite Against Obama's Foreign Policy

Sunday, November 13, 2011

It was billed as the "Commander in Chief" debate, and while Obama earns higher marks for his role as commander in chief than he does overall, Republican hopefuls found plenty to cri...