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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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Poll Shows Low Support For GOP Health Care Bill

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Morning News Brief: Health Care Vote Delayed, New Ransomware Attack Spreads

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White House Releases Unexpected Statement About Syria

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GOP Sen. Susan Collins Firmly Opposes Senate Health Care Bill

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Doctors, nurses, patients and activists listen to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speak about Senate Republicans' health care bill on Friday at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. Schumer has vowed to help defeat the legislation, which the Congressional Budget Office scored on Monday. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks through the U.S. Capitol on Thursday following the release of a draft of the Senate Republicans' health care bill. An updated version was released on Monday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Republicans Alter Health Care Bill To Avoid 'Death Spiral'

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Some lawmakers are raising concerns that the Senate health care bill could aggravate the problem of healthy people going without insurance, driving up costs for everyone else. Stuart Kinlough/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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How The Senate Health Care Bill Could Disrupt The Insurance Market

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President Trump Praises Senate Republican Health Care Bill

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Javier Yanez decorated with U.S. and Cuban flags in Old Havana, Cuba, in 2014. President Trump is expected to reverse some of the easing in U.S.-Cuba relations that President Barack Obama initiated. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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Trump Adopts Harder Line On Cuba

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A Capitol Police officer stands guard on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., was shot during a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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An American classic car is seen parked in front of the Capitol building in Havana. President Trump's expected changes in policy toward Cuba could make it more difficult for Americans to visit the island and for U.S. companies to do business there. Javier Galeano/AP hide caption

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Trump Expected To Restrict Trade, Travel With Cuba

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Another Federal Appeals Court Upholds Block On Trump's Travel Ban

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