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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 Obama Administration, with a special emphasis on economic issues.

The 2012 campaign is the third presidential contest Horsley has covered for NPR. He previously reported on Senator John McCain's White House bid in 2008 and Senator John Kerry's campaign in 2004. Thanks to this experience, Horsley has become an expert in the motel shampoo offerings of various battleground states.

Horsley took up the White House beat 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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Health Care On Hold As Trump Administration Turns To Climate Change Regulations

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President Trump, left, greets House Ways And Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, the lead author of Republicans' tax reform plans, before a meeting to discuss the American Health Care Act on March 10 at the White House. Analysts say the GOP's failure to pass its Obamacare alternative bodes poorly for Brady's tax package. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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What Failure On Obamacare Repeal Means For Tax Reform

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Health Care Bill Collapses After Republicans Fail To Garner Enough Support

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House Republicans Pull Health Care Bill After Failing To Secure Votes

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President Trump released his budget blueprint on Thursday, calling for a boost in military spending and deep cuts in the Environmental Protection Agency and other programs. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Unveils 'Hard Power' Budget That Boosts Military Spending

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Individual Insurance Market Could Take A Hit Under GOP Health Plan

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Congressional Budget Office Releases Report On GOP Health Care Bill

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Trump Praises Positive Jobs Report For His First Full Month In Office

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The Winners And Losers In The Republican Health Care Plan

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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price compares a copy of the Affordable Care Act (right) and a copy of the new House Republican health care bill during a White House press briefing on Tuesday. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump has tweeted his support of the Republican proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act, but it doesn't include all of the policies he has recommended. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Signs New Revised Travel Ban

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Trump Accuses Obama Of Ordering A Wiretap On His New York Office

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