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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News Brief: Trump Rule Attempts To Limit Asylum-Seekers, Thousand Oaks Shooting

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Trump Administration Aims To Deny Asylum To Migrants Who Enter U.S. Illegally

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News Brief: Jeff Sessions, White House Shake-Up And Voting In Florida

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House Democrats Anxious To Move Forward On Infrastructure After Election Win

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Economy Has Not Been Top Focus For Trump In Midterm Campaigns

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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, November 1

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Midterm Update: Trump Pivots To Immigration; Where The Parties Put Their Money

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Trump Targets Birthright Citizenship With Executive Order, Axios Reports

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