Scott Horsley 2010
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Scott Horsley 2010
Doby Photography/NPR

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 Proposes 'Extreme Vetting' For Immigrants, But How Would It Work?

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Campaign chairman Paul Manafort checks the podium before Donald Trump speaks during a June event at Trump SoHo Hotel. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Economy Continues Growth Ahead Of Presidential Election

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Obama Renews Promise To Defeat ISIS, Scoffs At Claims Of Election Rigging

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