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Scott Horsley

Scott Horsley is a White House correspondent for NPR News. He reports on the policy and politics of the Obama Administration, with a special emphasis on economic issues.

The 2012 campaign is the third presidential contest Horsley has covered for NPR. He previously reported on Senator John McCain's White House bid in 2008 and Senator John Kerry's campaign in 2004. Thanks to this experience, Horsley has become an expert in the motel shampoo offerings of various battleground states.

Horsley took up the White House beat 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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5:21pm

Fri October 31, 2014
Politics

Obama Tries To Rally Women Voters As Midterms Near

Originally published on Fri October 31, 2014 6:41 pm

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3:30pm

Wed October 29, 2014
Politics

Stagnant Wages Could Drive Voters At The Polls Next Week

Originally published on Wed October 29, 2014 5:16 pm

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3:30pm

Tue October 21, 2014
Politics

Partisan Divide Over Voting Rights Has Intensified In Obama Era

Originally published on Wed October 22, 2014 6:01 am

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4:11pm

Wed October 15, 2014
Health

Ebola Seems To Stay Two Steps Ahead Of Government Response

Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 5:54 pm

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4:01am

Wed October 15, 2014
Politics

Fractures Within Alliance May Hamper U.S. Campaign Against ISIS

Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 1:18 pm

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