Scott Horsley Scott Horsley is a White House correspondent for NPR News.
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Scott Horsley

White House Correspondent

Scott Horsley is a White House correspondent for NPR News. He reports on the policy and politics of the Trump Administration.

Horsley took up the White House beat in 2009 after serving as a San Diego-based business correspondent for NPR where he covered fast food, gasoline prices, and the California electricity crunch of 2000. He reported from the Pentagon during the early phases of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Before joining NPR in 2001, Horsley was a reporter for member station KPBS-FM, where he received numerous honors, including a Public Radio News Directors' award for coverage of the California energy crisis.

Earlier in his career, Horsley worked as a reporter for WUSF-FM in Tampa, Florida, and as a news writer and reporter for commercial radio stations in Boston and Concord, New Hampshire. Horsley began his professional career as a production assistant for NPR's Morning Edition.

Horsley earned a bachelor's degree from Harvard University and an MBA from San Diego State University.

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Trump's Tone This Week: Calling For Unity; Sowing Partisan Division

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President Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk across the tarmac before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport Sunday to return to Washington. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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White House Resets: Bannon Out, Path Forward In Afghanistan

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Steve Bannon arrives at a swearing-in ceremony of White House senior staff in the East Room of the White House on Jan. 22. Andrew Harrer/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Steve Bannon, Out As Chief White House Strategist, Heads Back To Breitbart

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Morning News Brief: Spain Attack, Trump's Week, 'Boston Free Speech' Rally

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GOP Response To Trump's Charlottesville Comments

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Vice President Pence Stays Aligned With Trump Despite Other Republicans Distancing Themselves

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President Trump Blames Both Sides For Charlottesville Violence

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White Supremacist Rally In Virginia Turns Violent

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Trump Speaks Out Against Violence In Charlottesville

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Trump Administration Sends Mixed Messages On North Korea

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The Week In Politics: Trump Tells Right-Wing McMaster Critics To Back Off

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Trump Touts Positive Economic News With Strong July Jobs Report

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