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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Trump Played A Low-Key Role In Weekend Shutdown Negotiations

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White House Says It Doesn't Want A Government Shutdown, But Will Congress Reach A Deal?

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Trump Says His Commitment To Border Wall Is Rock Solid

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Among the promises President Trump has kept during his first year in office is passing a tax bill, which he signed in December. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lawmakers Working On Immigration, Government Funding As Deadline Looms

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As U.S. Accepts DACA Renewal Applications, Trump Says Program Is 'Probably Dead'

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Lawmakers Trying To Reach DACA Deal After Fallout From Trump's Vulgar Comments

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President Donald Trump shakes hands with White House physician Rear Adm. Dr. Ronny Jackson following his annual physical at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., on Friday Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Authorizes States To Impose Work Requirement For Medicaid

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News Brief: Trump Pushes For DACA Bill, Bannon Out At Breitbart, California Mudslides

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