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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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Trump Administration Denies That It Leaned On FBI To Knock Down Russia Story

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Trump Goes Back To Campaign Mode In Florida

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Trump Holds 'Campaign Rally For America' In Florida

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Through Exaggerated Statements, Trump Looks To Justify His Policies

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Trump Boasts Of 'Incredible Progress' In 4 Weeks Of Presidency

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Recent Scandals Highlight Trump's Chaotic Management Style

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What Flynn's Ouster Means For Netanyahu and Trump

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Trump Discusses Trade, Immigration With Canadian Prime Minister

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Trudeau To Visit Trump; Differing Refugee Policies To Be Discussed

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Trump Defends Travel Ban In News Conference With Japan's Prime Minister

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Federal Appeals Court Refuses To Reinstate Trump's Travel Ban

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Trump Makes First Visit To U.S. Central Command In Florida

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