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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The Trump administration has proposed a new rule that would give owners of restaurants and other service businesses more control over workers' tips. Francis Dean/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Tug Of War Over Tips Looms As Trump Administration Proposes Rule Change

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Worker Shortage Could Dampen Economy

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. (center), gathered the support he needed on Friday to pass the GOP tax bill in the Senate. Now that legislation must be reconciled with the House version. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Republican Senators Pass Tax Bill

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White House Appears To Be One Step Closer To First Legislative Victory

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson could be replaced by CIA Director Mike Pompeo in as soon as a few weeks, according to multiple media reports. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump greets supporters Wednesday in St. Charles, Mo., before his speech on taxes. Whitney Curtis/Getty Images hide caption

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FACT CHECK: President Trump's Tax Speech In Missouri

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Trump Visits Missouri To Tout GOP Tax Overhaul Bill

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Democratic Leaders Pull Out Of Government Funding Meeting After Trump Tweet

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Who's In Charge Of The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?

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Trump Addresses Some Sexual Harassment Issues, But Not All

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President Trump waves goodbye as he enters Air Force One after participating in the East Asia Summit on Tuesday in the Philippines capital Manila. Trump finished a five-country trip through Asia visiting Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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President Trump Meets With Duterte On Last Leg Of Asia Tour

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