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scott horsley
6 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 22 - 8:33pm
@marychaostyle @DandC Happy anniversary!

scott horsley
9 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 22 - 6:24pm
@LukeRunyon Yellow cake beats yellowcake.

scott horsley
13 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 22 - 1:46pm
@DavidRo78018935 @DomenicoNPR @nprpolitics Not sure what scenario you’re asking about? Employer-provided insurance is not taxed as income now. It’s the largest expense in the tax code, at $172.8 billion last year, per Tax Policy Center. https://t.co/grGJQBFTRZ

scott horsley
4 days ago:   Friday Oct 18 - 6:00pm
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5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 1:01pm
Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney was asked about the risk that hosting the G7 at the president's own resort might create an appearance of impropriety. He said President Trump is willing to take that chance. https://t.co/rbZKunuwO8

scott horsley
6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 6:01pm
RT @Fahrenthold: .@realdonaldtrump gave out 2 sets of numbers for the same buildings in NYC. The #s they gave to lenders made the buildings look better than the #s they gave to NYC for tax purposes. Great digging by @propublica. https://t.co/jVDgpH0KGg

scott horsley
6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 5:51pm
@jmsummers @nprpolitics Welcome home!

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 15 - 9:30pm
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scott horsley
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 14 - 10:04am
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scott horsley
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 13 - 10:34pm
RT @chi_acappella: Highlights from our 1st weekend of American Anthem, inspired by the #npr series. Thanks to the series’ producers/reporters & the entire @nprmusic /arts desk @elizblair @artsorority @npresilva @trobbinsnpr @Bob_Mondello @HorsleyScott @NPRNedWharton @nprscottsimon https://t.co/32rYMGjD8u


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scott horsley
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 10 - 1:43pm
NPR Music's popular "Tiny Desk" series often helps little-known artists find a wider audience. Let's hope that's the case with an up-and-comer named Taylor Swift who taped a Tiny Desk concert today. Watch and listen for it. Chances are, you'll be hearing a lot more from her.

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 9 - 7:23pm
RT @JenGriffinFNC: I just spoke to a distraught US Special Forces soldier who is among the 1000 or so US troops in Syria tonight who is serving alongside the SDF Kurdish forces. It was one of the hardest phone calls I have ever taken. "I am ashamed for the first time in my career."

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Monday Oct 7 - 6:06pm
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scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Sunday Oct 6 - 12:25pm
Get caught up on the week’s political news, including the all-important Fat Bear Primary. (Fat Bear Tuesday is right around the corner.) https://t.co/cS50kPil86

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Friday Oct 4 - 5:01pm
The last time unemployment was this low (3.5%), Diana Ross and the Supremes were topping the Billboard charts. https://t.co/fg0CUByqdq

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Friday Oct 4 - 8:42am
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scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 3 - 9:50pm
Olive oil from Spain will soon face a 25% tariff. Olive oil from Italy—tariff free. What does this have to do with Airbus and Boeing? I’ll try to explain. https://t.co/V4Uvf3oQ2G https://t.co/whESOnzp5o


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scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 3 - 1:29pm
In Florida today, President Trump is warning that a big government health care program could jeopardize...Medicare (a big, and very popular, government health care program).

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Thursday Oct 3 - 10:08am
New report shows sharper-than-expected slowdown in the US services sector in September. Not an actual contraction, as with manufacturing, but significantly slower growth. https://t.co/BXgpmaCLVO

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Oct 2 - 5:30pm
The Trump administration is planning to level tariffs of 10-25% on $7.5 billion worth of European exports on Oct.18, after a green light from the WTO in a long-running fight betweem Boeing and Airbus. Here’s the list of potential targets. https://t.co/DgGUryrqAn

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 1 - 10:39am
Forecasters had expected a modest rebound after August’s slump. But factories’ production, employment, and new export orders all declined. “Comments from the panel reflect a continuing decrease in business confidence.”

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 1 - 10:08am
An index of manufacturing activity shows contraction in September for the second month in a row. https://t.co/60ePnyacdo

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Monday Sep 30 - 9:08pm
RT @JoshNBCNews: Just in: Sebastian Gorka is traveling with @SecPompeo to Europe, @Abs_NBC reports. He was seen getting into a State Department van headed to Joint Base Andrews for departure

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Monday Sep 30 - 2:20pm
Rep. Chris Collins, R-NY, has submitted a letter of resignation, effective tomorrow. Collins also has a court date tomorrow, where he reportedly will plead guilty to insider trading. Here's our story from his arrest last year. https://t.co/Pe6oGLc1en

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Monday Sep 30 - 12:52pm
RT @tamarakeithNPR: Big news!! The @nprpolitics Podcast is going daily...as of today! Guess I had better hurry up and get to the office. https://t.co/skzGCvEEHV

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Sunday Sep 29 - 8:31pm
@LukeRunyon You were wise to get them BEFORE today’s game.

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Friday Sep 27 - 1:45pm
That’s pretty good company! Thank you. https://t.co/2BBZZbTQGB

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 26 - 5:39pm
The Trump administration says it will allow just 18,000 refugees into the US in the coming year, down from a target of 30,000 this year and 110,000 in the last year of the Obama administration.

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 26 - 2:41pm
RT @GeoffRBennett: Meanwhile, the Senate has voted 53-44 to CONFIRM Eugene Scalia to be U.S. Labor Secretary, replacing Alex Acosta, who resigned in July after facing criticism of his handling of the Jeffrey Epstein case.

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 26 - 9:53am
Consumer spending and business investment were somewhat lower than the previous estimate, but exports and government spending were slightly higher.

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 26 - 9:38am
The Commerce Department confirms the US economy grew at an annual rate of 2% in the second quarter. More complete data did not change the department's earlier estimate. https://t.co/RTZgvvY0TA

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 26 - 6:01am
The higher President Trump builds his tariff wall, the more unscrupulous business people will try to tunnel under. https://t.co/AsmwUhA5lu

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Sep 25 - 4:40pm
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scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Tuesday Sep 24 - 10:00am
The Trump administration is extending overtime to workers making up to $35,568 (from the current ceiling of about $24,000). That will help an estimated 1.3 million workers. An Obama era move that was blocked by the courts would have helped millions more. https://t.co/4a6rxtdVqG

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 20 - 2:08pm
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 20 - 6:45am
GM and the UAW grew up together, and together they helped build the American middle class. Nether the company nor the union is as powerful as they once were. The history behind this week’s strike. https://t.co/VmcoTl77hs

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 19 - 10:03am
@MickiMaynard Do you have a few minutes to chat today? Working on a historical context piece about GM. shorsley@npr.org

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 18 - 2:07pm
As expected, the Federal Reserve cuts interest rates by a quarter point, citing weak business investment and exports. https://t.co/ADJrEzX4nS

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 18 - 6:51am
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 17 - 11:55pm
With a lovely closing shoutout to Abner, Cokie’s beloved hound dog, who — like his mistress — led the way for all the NPR pups who would follow in his not-so-silent, four-legged footsteps. https://t.co/QbP2jnVnxH

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 17 - 1:13pm
Many have commented on how Cokie blazed a trail for female reporters--and rightly so. I'll add she was also remarkably kind and forgiving to this clueless (male) intern when I accidentally rolled the 1/4-inch tape she wanted of an important Congressional hearing into a trash can. https://t.co/WqBUokOUal

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 17 - 10:58am
RT @NPR: BREAKING: Veteran journalist Cokie Roberts, one of NPR's longest-running and most recognizable voices, has died. She was 75. Roberts helped shape the public broadcaster's sound and culture at a time when few women held prominent roles in journalism. https://t.co/9orQzEF3xG

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Sep 16 - 8:58am
@jeffsparshott Enjoyed the Real Time rundown this morning. It was Just What I Needed.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 13 - 6:23pm
NOAA's acting administrator is launching a listening tour this weekend and says he's committed to scientific integrity at the agency. The news comes one week after NOAA chastised National Weather Service forecasters in Birmingham, Ala. for contradicting President Trump. https://t.co/bnZU15nOwL


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 13 - 3:33pm
RT @scottdetrow: This is a very big deal. (And evidence that despite the early journalism world takes to the contrary, we have grown and invested in our podcasting) https://t.co/sYxAlV6tR4

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 13 - 12:47pm
RT @larry_levitt: A brief tweetorial on the cost of Medicare for all. Short version: How Medicare for all would change total health spending isn't the same as how it would change federal health spending and taxes, which isn't the same as how it would change consumer costs.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 12 - 8:54am
@AdamTrot Ha! Next year you should join the No Pie Refused team! We can always use another eater.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 12 - 6:21am
RT @scottdetrow: My fav. moment in "The Only Plane In The Sky": a man who somehow survives collapse of WTC tower arrives home to his Italian mother. Her greeting: "You must be hungry! Sit down, I want to make you a nice sandwich!" https://t.co/uAleiq4FMy

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 11 - 10:16pm
Here’s a link to the Journal’s story: https://t.co/EyqVNaPxe9

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 11 - 9:56pm
AGRITAINMENT. Great to see the WSJ take aim at Howell’s (homemade) corn cannon near Cumming, IA. It was one of the popular targets on RAGBRAI this summer. (And at $2 for 4 ears, it generates more than 25x the commodity price.) https://t.co/DpvqRuJN5H


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 11 - 7:54pm
Forecasters from Deutsche Bank Securities had warned earlier that w/o a deescalation of the trade war, the US would be at risk of recession next year.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 11 - 7:53pm
In what he called "a gesture of good will," President Trump tweeted tonight that he's postponing a tariff increase on $250 billion in Chinese imports from Oct. 1 to Oct. 15. The next round of trade talks could come in that interval.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 10 - 11:46pm
RT @NPR: Nearly half a million more children were uninsured in 2018 than in 2017, according to new U.S. Census Bureau data. The drop stems primarily from a decline in the number of kids covered by public programs such as Medicaid. https://t.co/aP9ATD9z8B

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 10 - 10:09pm
RT @titonka: Okay folks. Update 1: https://t.co/zlQu3AfX7a


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 10 - 7:12pm
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 10 - 7:06am
"In recent years, too many things are politicized, that shouldn't be. Gravity is gravity. Heat is heat.” Mobile, AL meteorologist Alan Sealls. https://t.co/kEMR81CcVN

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Sep 9 - 8:57pm
RT @titonka: IT’S HAPPENING! @samsanders @DaviSusan https://t.co/6VjD4Rjec1


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Sunday Sep 8 - 9:27pm
RT @mellinger: Hey guys the @KCStar would NEVER cut away from the Chiefs game. Please subscribe!

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Saturday Sep 7 - 10:35am
RT @hansilowang: UPDATE: A federal judge is allowing a coalition of 15 states, other groups to defend the Census Bureau in a lawsuit brought by Alabama that challenges long-standing inclusion of unauthorized immigrants in census numbers used to divide up Congress seats👇 https://t.co/bgLb3kGXGc

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 6 - 4:40pm
@JoeyDiapers @NPRinskeep This is in no way intended as an indictment of the current administration. Slower job growth should be expected at this point in the cycle. This is merely a reminder that -- contrary to what you might hear -- there has been no acceleration in job growth since Trump took office.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 6 - 2:31pm
RT @NPR: JUST IN: The Trump administration has informed California that its deal with automakers on auto emissions standards may be illegal. Honda, Ford, Volkswagen and BMW had recently agreed to uphold the state's stricter standards — even as the administration seeks to weaken them.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 6 - 2:27pm
RT @nprpolitics: The Trump administration officially says it is focused right now on the Bahamas' immediate recovery. But U.S. officials tell NPR they're also concerned about the long-term impact, including security implications, of China's presence in the region. https://t.co/HCXnVl9DjH

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 6 - 11:20am
RT @eisingerj: Wow, this is a total weaponization of the DOJ against Trump antagonists happening right before our eyes: https://t.co/g2BOFJo4ja

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 6 - 11:12am
@lesjoel123 It's absolutely not unusual to see a slowdown in job growth as the economy nears full employment.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 6 - 9:55am
US jobs added during the first 31 months under President Trump: 5.8 million. US jobs added during the last 31 months under President Obama: 6.8 million.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 6 - 8:42am
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 5 - 11:00am
While factories were hitting the brakes last month, the much larger services side of the economy was stepping on the gas. ISM report shows accelerating growth in August in non-manufacturing industries. https://t.co/BXgpmaCLVO

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 5 - 9:53am
In latest deregulatory move, Trump administration offers less light, more heat. https://t.co/IepFgtm3bX

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 4 - 10:18pm
China now says next round of trade talks with US won’t come till early October. News follows a call with Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and US Trade Rep Lighthizer. Talks had been expected in September. Tariffs on some $250 billion in Chinese goods set to rise from 25% to 30% Oct. 1

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 4 - 3:11pm
RT @tamarakeithNPR: Just learned that the @nprpolitics podcast live show in Boulder, CO sold out! Thanks so much!! We are really looking forward to seeing all of you on September 20.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 3 - 6:49pm
Not sure if this is a sign, but this computer belongs to the NPR editor who oversees (overseas?)Brexit coverage. #BrexitBluescreen https://t.co/4aBjM5N55G


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1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 3 - 6:41pm
@franklangfitt That’s two-thirds of a Brad Paisley song right there. https://t.co/BodMUI9d4y

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1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 3 - 5:53pm
RT @hansilowang: NEW: Thomas Hofeller's files cited as evidence of intent to favor Republicans in ruling by 3-judge panel of North Carolina state court that struck down current state legislative redistricting plans as "extreme partisan gerrymandered" maps. FULL RULING👇 https://t.co/OMK7KvfLT7 https://t.co/3ZVjP94pPH


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 3 - 5:52pm
US manufacturing activity shrank last month for the first time in 3 years. Is that slump limited to the factory sector, which is unusually sensitive to global headwinds? Or is it an early warning of a broader slowdown to come? https://t.co/DPw46eZw3G

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 3 - 10:47am
The US manufacturing sector shrank last month for the first time in three years. The ISM index points to a slump in nearly every category: new orders, production, & employment. "There is an undercurrent of fear and alarm regarding the trade wars." https://t.co/ygxLTNlBbl

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Sep 2 - 10:12pm
More than a decade ago (when the price of corn and corn syrup were higher), I did some reporting of my own on ketchup—and scored a souvenir I treasure to this day. https://t.co/MVVw3rd5em https://t.co/X9yrHJhGE0


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Sep 2 - 10:09pm
If you missed this tasty Labor Day story from @nprDanCharles, now’s your chance to catch up. https://t.co/wzOzxQ6Xyn

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Sunday Sep 1 - 11:28am
RT @asmamk: And the @nprpolitics podcast has interviewed all but one (Joe Biden). But do not worry because tomorrow @Clay_Masters and I sit down with Biden! That episode will be in your feeds Tuesday morning! https://t.co/x5QlW7fGDN

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1 month ago:   Friday Aug 30 - 11:03pm
RT @LynnHorsley: This is such a wonderful @StoryCorps conversation airing nationally on @npr, with two @stlukeskc nurses. For them, critical care nursing in Kansas City isn't a job. It's a calling: https://t.co/KW8rv6MeLF

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Aug 30 - 7:35pm
RIP Valerie Harper. I can't help but think of the classic Mary Tyler Moore episode where Mary and Rhoda team up to write advance obituaries for famous people. If memory serves, one was for Robert Redford, whose last words were imagined to be, "Rhoda..." https://t.co/cwmGZNcyqt

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Aug 30 - 6:34am
As the tariff war drags on, some US manufacturers are looking outside China. But not many are shifting production to the United States. https://t.co/xU8xJ7or9f

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Aug 29 - 8:46am
Revised data from the Commerce Department show the US economy grew at an annual rate of 2% in the second quarter. That’s a little bit slower than initially reported. https://t.co/2SlYbB1wn2

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Aug 28 - 9:49pm
RT @stevekraske: KCUR Will Lead $1.9 Million National Elections 2020 Initiative https://t.co/hZTpkwoLTs

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1 month ago:   Tuesday Aug 27 - 6:11pm
RT @asmamk: We have interviewed nearly every major presidential candidate (with the exception of @JoeBiden ... though we're hoping he'll come on soon!) Major props the the power of public radio member stations in making this series happen! https://t.co/XvY4ieMWwd

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1 month ago:   Tuesday Aug 27 - 9:12am
RT @scottdetrow: This spring the @nprpolitics podcast set a pretty ambitious goal: producing at least 12 long-form interviews with candidates before Labor Day. Today we, @IowaPublicRadio & @nhpr hit it. https://t.co/zvp9Hq6CBM

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Aug 26 - 11:50am
Asked at the G7 today what the world needs to do about climate change, President Trump boasted about his efforts to unlock fossil fuels. https://t.co/rQCDcyxLV9


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1 month ago:   Sunday Aug 25 - 10:45am
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says a tentative trade pact with Japan will help the US to better compete there against countries in the Trans Pacific Partnership. You know what REALLY would have leveled the playing field with those TPP countries? Joining the TPP.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Saturday Aug 24 - 11:19am
@JulieWormser @MassCZM @MassDEP @WoodsHoleGroup I’ll take thanks wherever I can get them. But I suspect credit in this case goes to that OTHER Scott Horsley. (H2Orsley) https://t.co/OTIhg9qVtK

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Saturday Aug 24 - 8:32am
Lawyers, guns, and money. https://t.co/l6BYPxTV2X

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Saturday Aug 24 - 7:52am
The wisdom of a 4 year old. Take heed, Ben. https://t.co/LPcfgvefwS

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2 months ago:   Friday Aug 23 - 8:31pm
Trump’s tweets triggered another sharp selloff on Wall Street Friday. But don’t worry. NPR’s Made-In-the-USA Politics Podcast will sort it all out. https://t.co/Bd2IzwQua6

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Friday Aug 23 - 3:15pm
At the KC Fed's annual conference in Jackson Hole, Esther George pays tribute to the late economists Alan Krueger and Martin Feldstein. She also notes the "complex ecosystem" in which today's central bankers must operate -- not unlike the meeting site, Grand Teton National Park. https://t.co/pYU9TUEvs1


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2 months ago:   Friday Aug 23 - 10:15am
RT @NPR: JUST IN: Billionaire philanthropist and conservative political activist David Koch has died at 79.

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Friday Aug 23 - 8:32am
RT @HorsleyScott: Ever wonder how Charles and David Koch MADE all that Dark Money they spend on politics? Christopher Leonard's new book -- on store shelves today -- will explain. https://t.co/JgRM58y4dS https://t.co/MPEb6xzl0M


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scott horsley
2 months ago:   Thursday Aug 22 - 10:27pm
RT @colvinj: If you're not following Doug Mills, you're missing out on some stunning images. https://t.co/mA2SI1yzcc

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Thursday Aug 22 - 3:01pm
RT @nprpolitics: 🚨 The NPR Politics Podcast weekly roundup is out now! @asmamk @horsleyscott @scottdetrow @DomenicoNPR @tamarakeithNPR discuss the economy, the state of the 2020 race and more! 🎧 Listen now: https://t.co/FMe2WHTM26

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Thursday Aug 22 - 1:31pm
@philewing Always happy to pitch in. But Parker’s version is probably worth waiting for.

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Thursday Aug 22 - 10:05am
RT @BenteBirkeland: Hickenlooper Is In For Senate https://t.co/5FA82Rz2Al

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Wednesday Aug 21 - 4:54pm
The Trump administration agrees to drop tariffs on imported tomatoes from Mexico. But importers warn of other barriers. https://t.co/yc8TP6znsJ

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Wednesday Aug 21 - 2:58pm
The Congressional Budget warns of a growing federal deficit. Says President Trump's tariffs will shave 0.3% off GDP next year. https://t.co/l0y4nVb5V4