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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Saudi Arabia's Deep Influence In The U.S.

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Demonstrators hold signs as Democratic leaders speak with reporters outside the U.S. Capitol June 26, 2018, in Washington, D.C. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Midterm Election Could Reshape Health Policy

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What's At Stake For U.S. Health Policy With This Year's Midterm Elections

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Treasury Building in Washington, D.C. The trend toward rising red ink was widely anticipated, given the GOP tax cuts and other government policies, including the president's demand for beefed-up military spending. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Expected To Welcome Andrew Brunson, Pastor Who Was Held Captive In Turkey

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President Trump attends a signing ceremony for health care measures in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Wednesday, the same day USA Today published an opinion column on the topic by the president. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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FACT CHECK: Trump's False Claims On 'Medicare For All'

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Justice Brett Kavanaugh Will Sit For His First Supreme Court Arguments This Week

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Weekly Roundup: Thursday, October 4

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Experts Question Trump's Strategy To Reach Revised NAFTA Deal

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Trump Celebrates New Trade Deal With Canada And Mexico

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President Trump discusses a revised U.S. trade agreement with Mexico and Canada during a news conference Monday in the Rose Garden of the White House. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Says New Trade Agreement To Replace NAFTA Is A Campaign Promise Kept

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