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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White House Revises Travel Ban, Expands Countries

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Trump Administration Expected To Issue New Travel Restrictions

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President Trump: 'Put Your Countries First'

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President Trump applauded the U.N. Security Council for its recent votes to impose tough economic sanctions on North Korea, during an address to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR/Ipsos Poll: Half Of Americans Don't Trust Trump On North Korea

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Eleven-year-old Frank "FX" Giaccio walks with President Donald Trump while mowing the grass in the Rose Garden of the White House on Friday. Also pictured is Frank's father, Greg Giaccio. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Mowing In America: 11-Year-Old Entrepreneur Tackles White House Lawn

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Trump Meets With Democrats To Build Support For Tax Overhaul Plan

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President Donald Trump, flanked by Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., (left) and Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks during a meeting with senators on his Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch, on Feb. 9, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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President Trump Honors Victims On Anniversary Of Sept. 11, 2001 Attacks

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Trump Raises Prospect Of More Bipartisanship After Reaching Deal With Democrats

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Then-President Barack Obama in a 2015 meeting with a group of DREAMers, who received protection from Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Obama reacted strongly to President Trump's reversal of the policy. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump To Talk Tax Code Overhaul With Key Members of Congress

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