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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President Trump announces he will not recertify the Iran nuclear deal on Friday, ahead of Sunday's deadline. The deal is still in effect, but the president is pushing for a new strategy. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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News Brief: Trump Ends Health Care Subsidies, Iran Deal, California Fires

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White House To End Health Care Subsidies

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Analysts at the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center predict that nearly three-quarters of the savings from the GOP tax overhaul would go to the top 20 percent of earners. Roy Scott/Getty Images hide caption

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Security Experts Continue To Try To 'Make Soft Targets Less Soft'

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Police Look For Clues In Las Vegas Shooting

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HHS Tom Price Not The Only Cabinet Official With A Private Plane Problem

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Republicans Calling For Deep Cuts In Both Individual And Corporate Tax Rates

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House Speaker Paul Ryan (center) answers questions during a Tuesday news conference on Capitol Hill. Also pictured are Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., and Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump speaks during a joint news conference with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy at the Rose Garden of the White House on Tuesday. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Capitol Police remove a protester from Monday's Senate Finance Committee hearing on the Graham-Cassidy health care plan to repeal Obamacare. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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White House Revises Travel Ban, Expands Countries

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