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scott horsley
12 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 9:22pm
@titonka @DaviSusan @samsanders Just don’t try substituting fresh or frozen pineapple for the canned variety. It interferes with the Jell-O and keeps it from setting properly.

scott horsley
17 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 4:00pm
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scott horsley
4 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 8:31am
RT @MrAndrewCotter: I was bored. https://t.co/bVoC0hyNzC


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scott horsley
4 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 8:27am
Emil Verner of MIT and colleagues looked back at the 1918 flu pandemic and found cities that pursued aggressive and sustained social distancing policies enjoyed better health AND better economic outcomes. https://t.co/tFy0DlZaNF

scott horsley
4 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 8:26am
On Weekend Edition Saturday this morning, I spoke with a couple of economists about how to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. https://t.co/PbpZog47N8 Prize winner Paul Romer suggests aggressive testing as a less-painful alternative to mass quarantine. https://t.co/dFkgYwAY3j

scott horsley
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 9:21pm
Today’s NPR Politics Podcast has a special cameo from my dog Ellie. https://t.co/Gb82wcOKwL https://t.co/KPYY8oF0Nt


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scott horsley
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 9:05pm
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scott horsley
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 8:57pm
RT @raelnb: Billy Barr is the only full-time resident of an abandoned silver mining town at more than 12,000 feet altitude in the Rocky Mountains. He's been social distancing for almost 50 years. Here are his 5 tips. https://t.co/aOQauNk4V6 @KUNC #mtnwestnews #COVID19 https://t.co/EOuCPKcdrE


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scott horsley
6 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 7:32am
No Need To Empty The ATM, Bank Regulators Say - https://t.co/zrFvddPqg7

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Wednesday Mar 25 - 9:03am
RT @DonGonyea: A big thank you to @npr newscast unit. Journalists bringing you updates around the clock 24/7 on your local public radio station, at https://t.co/BDXXwxGLFc, and on the @NPRone app. Also — they’re friends of mine and pretty great people. https://t.co/jW8Nt8Tuie

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Friday Mar 20 - 6:59pm
@LukeRunyon Forgot to ask if you wanted salt. https://t.co/4Z1rbTswER


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scott horsley
1 week ago:   Friday Mar 20 - 2:58pm
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scott horsley
1 week ago:   Thursday Mar 19 - 8:06pm
RT @scottdetrow: 👨‍👩‍👧💧📞🎤📝 https://t.co/vvefS8egMo

scott horsley
1 week ago:   Wednesday Mar 18 - 7:34pm
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scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Monday Mar 16 - 11:01pm
RT @kairyssdal: Just like 2008. The biggies take it so no one else is too ashamed... https://t.co/s3PNZMYyJJ

scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Monday Mar 16 - 8:57pm
@alienknitter1 @DBearco @scottdetrow @NPR https://t.co/VpB2TKxfYH


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scott horsley
2 weeks ago:   Monday Mar 16 - 8:10pm
@scottdetrow @NPR Ellie (left) and Ribsy have been remarkably calm during my live hits...unlike the stock market. https://t.co/UNiu1YJ3T8


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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Mar 10 - 10:58pm
@longroofdave @NPRinskeep https://t.co/aJIj1t4qJd https://t.co/kX24Qn2lGP

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Mar 10 - 10:58pm
@nepeddlar https://t.co/aJIj1t4qJd https://t.co/kX24Qn2lGP

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Mar 10 - 10:57pm
By popular demand: Want your own NPR yo-yo? Here you go: https://t.co/B95grxywB6. This could be the best investment you make all week. (Past performance is no guarantee of future results.)

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Mar 10 - 6:14pm
Reporters grill the Trump administration on how it plans to offset the lost revenue from the president's proposed payroll tax cut. (Payroll taxes pay for Social Security.) https://t.co/JFQ8raoxYg


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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Mar 10 - 4:30pm
@nepeddlar They're on sale in the NPR gift shop, but evidently not YET online. We'll work on that. Here's a tiny something to tide you over: https://t.co/AHOj5oABTK

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Mar 10 - 3:56pm
Today’s stock market simulation is brought to you by NPR International Editor Didi Schanche. https://t.co/vEAm0tkoQr


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scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Monday Mar 9 - 7:54pm
@ericmcdanieldc Mortgage rates ARE at a record low!

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Monday Mar 9 - 4:27pm
RT @pgogoi: Stock trading was halted briefly today when the S&P 500 index fell 7%. Here's how these automatic circuit breakers work. @heyavie and @HorsleyScott walk us through it. https://t.co/dhm12iYemY

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Friday Mar 6 - 3:06pm
Member stations and the hard-working journalists they employ are NPR's not-so-secret sauce. https://t.co/zEytUxFZSQ

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Friday Mar 6 - 2:03pm
Even with 42,000 new jobs in male-dominated construction last month, women widened their lead in payroll employment. 50.03% of payroll workers were women in February, up from 50.02% in January. Women overtook men on payrolls in December. https://t.co/28DIkn3PqM

scott horsley
3 weeks ago:   Friday Mar 6 - 8:44am
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scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday Mar 4 - 8:19am
Don’t know why I blew that. It was right there in my notes. https://t.co/1Otn4D7Amk


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scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Wednesday Mar 4 - 8:11am
Talking about the Fed’s rate cut on Morning Edition/Up First today, I misspoke. I should have said it was the Fed’s first cut outside of a scheduled meeting since the financial crisis in 2008. Not the first such cut ever.

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Tuesday Mar 3 - 10:09pm
@titonka @nickfountain Watah heah! Tip your primary stadium vendor.

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Tuesday Mar 3 - 11:51am
"We don't think we have all the answers," says Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell. But today's 1/2 point rate cut "will provide a meaningful boost to the economy." https://t.co/NXmfjrPvCv

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Tuesday Mar 3 - 10:06am
Fed cuts rates by 1/2 percentage point. https://t.co/ypfYk7VicV


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scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Tuesday Mar 3 - 8:49am
G7 finance ministers and central bankers pledge to “use all appropriate policy tools” to cushion the economic blow of the coronavirus. https://t.co/yZQEzOWugy


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scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Monday Mar 2 - 11:01am
ISM index shows US manufacturing activity grew...just barely...in February. But lots of warnings about how the coronavirus is "wreaking havoc" with supply chains. https://t.co/fF0rZCDGHh

scott horsley
4 weeks ago:   Monday Mar 2 - 10:57am
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Feb 28 - 4:20pm
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Feb 28 - 2:50pm
Fed Chairman Jerome Powell issues a statement in a bid to calm jittery markets. https://t.co/h30Y7hdDBp


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Feb 28 - 8:57am
@NPRCoryTurner has a coronavirus guide for kids...and backseat nosepickers of all ages. https://t.co/HVMarEg0o4

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Feb 27 - 4:10pm
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Feb 27 - 2:09pm
Senators Shelby and Kennedy, the two other Republicans on the Banking Committee who expressed reservations about Shelton after her confirmation hearing, remain undecided. A single "no" vote from a GOP lawmaker could scuttle the nomination. https://t.co/SBrjNJNAvh https://t.co/ij85cQH2NX

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Feb 27 - 10:12am
@marthagimbel Gina Kolata's "Flu: The Story Of The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the Virus that Caused It" Terrific.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Feb 27 - 10:06am
Coronavirus concerns push US stocks into correction territory. https://t.co/Uqcn9g9JAA

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Feb 26 - 7:57pm
RT @NickTimiraos: Toomey had been the most skeptical of Shelton among Republicans who questioned her at her confirmation hearing two weeks ago. https://t.co/lSEgAnKjqv


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Feb 25 - 5:30pm
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Feb 24 - 11:09am
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Feb 21 - 4:19pm
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Feb 21 - 11:08am
RT @shirleyhenrydc: We are looking for a Congressional reporter to join the @nprpolitics team. Check out the listing here: https://t.co/GaWLfV6RSa

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Feb 21 - 9:38am
We wrote back in 2007 about a novel surge in Chinese garlic and the challenge it posed to US growers. https://t.co/wNDmUAJUEO

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Feb 21 - 9:36am
The Wall St. Journal reports that the coronavirus outbreak in China has triggered a sharp increase in US garlic prices. https://t.co/4AADcCorrg https://t.co/P5JP87kBdF


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Feb 20 - 4:49pm
Remarkable finding from @ernietedeschi We looked at what the good job market means for disabled people here: https://t.co/mP7yX5xe2m https://t.co/G1VMHiGtHX

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Feb 18 - 6:33pm
@CODaleyNews So jealous.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Feb 18 - 4:46pm
@enricomolinari @cheddar @fayaz_king @dansar39 @marielysngallo @HarbRimah @labordeolivier @feteoze54 @GregorianCT1 @Fingent @ShadRaza1 @almacardi @vinod1975 Mesmerizing.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Feb 17 - 5:53pm
On this President’s Day, a trade story about cherry trees. No, it doesn’t involve George Washington. But there are allegations that someone CAN tell a lie. https://t.co/EP9LGNLT0S

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Feb 14 - 9:09pm
The Trump administration plans to increase tariffs on Airbus jets next month from 10 to 15%.This is part of a broader response to European Airbus subsidies the US considers illegal. The US also imposed 25% tariffs last fall on a range of EU products including cheese and olive oil

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Feb 13 - 1:06pm
Make that at least THREE GOP members of the Banking Committee -- Shelby, Toomey, and Kennedy -- are undecided on whether they'll vote for Shelton's confirmation.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Thursday Feb 13 - 12:35pm
One of President Trump's Federal Reserve nominees, Judy Shelton, faced tough questions today from both Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Banking Committee. At least two GOP senators, Shelby and Toomey, say they have concerns and have not decided whether to support Shelton.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Feb 12 - 5:54pm
When in doubt... https://t.co/5n9y4Nawop https://t.co/POgnq34iWB

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Feb 12 - 4:32pm
RT @scottdetrow: Democratic primary turnout in NH topped 2008 - a big improvement from Iowa https://t.co/lC32BGW2re

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Feb 12 - 2:07pm
Congratulations to Iowa broadcaster and newspaper columnist Evelyn Birkby on her retirement (at age 100). She's the namesake of our RAGBRAI team bus, the Evelyn-450, which we can only hope shares her longevity. Here's a tribute from Sen. Chuck Grassley https://t.co/1IGeZJjiCu https://t.co/i3vcrcj7yF


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Feb 11 - 10:07pm
RT @johnson_carrie: Today’s events represent as serious a moment as I have seen in 13+ years covering the Justice Department. The alarm coming from Democrats and Republicans who served there is remarkable. (The photo is from a pretrial court appearance by Roger Stone.) https://t.co/uTFTX0uLHB


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Feb 11 - 5:31pm
Fed Chairman Jerome Powell told lawmakers today it's too soon to know how the coronavirus outbreak that began in China will affect the U.S. economy. But Powell says the central bank is monitoring the outbreak closely. https://t.co/kf0eNGscHy


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Feb 10 - 12:56pm
None of these cuts is likely to materialize, but the president is proposing big cuts at State Dept., HHS, Education, EPA, along with increased spending on Defense, Homeland Security, and VA. https://t.co/OutVGwGJW2


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Feb 10 - 12:44pm
Even with rosy economic assumptions, federal deficit tops $1 trillion this year, nearly 5% of GDP. https://t.co/nXoMsEwg4N


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Feb 10 - 12:41pm
The president's budget predicts 2.8% economic growth in 2020, rising to 3.1% in 2021. https://t.co/8DIZSa4SZr


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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Feb 10 - 10:32am
Despite repeated promises that tax cuts and deregulation would lead to a sustained acceleration of GDP growth, President Trump has yet to preside over a full year of 3% growth. Growth last year was 2.3%, matching the average over the last decade.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Monday Feb 10 - 10:23am
President Trump's budget still relies on rosy forecasts of economic growth: 2.8% this year, 3% later. The Fed, CBO, and most private forecasters disagree, projecting growth closer to 2%. Even with its rosy forecast, WH budget doesn't balance for 15 years. https://t.co/sp2KxVBful

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Sunday Feb 9 - 5:39pm
The Trump administration is swinging its tariff hammer again this weekend. And this time it’s hitting nails. https://t.co/cwkKSa2Y3o

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Feb 7 - 10:50am
@daswenson Dave, putting you on the graphics payroll. (That's one MORE job!)

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Feb 7 - 10:04am
Despite the big gain in male-dominated construction last month (44,000 jobs), women maintained their narrow edge in payroll employment, 50.02%. https://t.co/28DIkn3PqM

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Feb 7 - 8:58am
The revised figures show the US has added 6.6 million jobs in the 36 months since President Trump took office. For comparison, the US added 8.1 million jobs in the 36 months before that.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Feb 7 - 8:57am
The Labor Department made its annual adjustment to hiring stats today, using more complete information. Job gains from April 2018 to March 2019 were somewhat smaller (514,000) than initially reported.

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Friday Feb 7 - 8:42am
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scott horsley
1 month ago:   Wednesday Feb 5 - 12:22pm
@scottdetrow Rugulah ?

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Feb 4 - 11:21pm
Fact checking the State of the Union https://t.co/f3u3n3JuhI

scott horsley
1 month ago:   Tuesday Feb 4 - 8:46am
RT @MilesParks: Ok my friends. Let's take stock of what we know and what we don't know about this Iowa caucus mess. The first nationally televised election test for the U.S. in 2020.

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Friday Jan 31 - 10:38am
@econjared MOSTLY unrelated? Are you suggesting the pulse of the job market and compensation have downshifted to easy-listening mode?

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Thursday Jan 30 - 9:23am
@ccbaker3 @tamarakeithNPR Similar challenge: hard on the outside, soft on the inside --> rapid and unexpected change in knife speed.

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Thursday Jan 30 - 9:11am
GDP growth slowed to 2.3% last year. 2.1% in the fourth quarter. https://t.co/sWeq7l5zTH

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Wednesday Jan 29 - 2:01pm
Federal Reserve stands pat on interest rates. https://t.co/fnqHdO2g9N

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Monday Jan 27 - 8:00pm
@ecbpdx1 @DonGonyea Please tell me there’s a cast recording.

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Monday Jan 27 - 7:37pm
This @eyderp story contains the sound of locusts mating...and may not be appropriate for all audiences. https://t.co/Dsbb41CXJt

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Monday Jan 27 - 6:06pm
@jwia Thanks for the character reference! And the walleye!

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Sunday Jan 26 - 5:39pm
Iowa, I know it seems like you're overrun with reporters right now. But the crowd will thin out by late July when the No Pie Refused RAGBRAI team pedals through. Got some floor space we could crash on in Storm Lake, Anamosa, or Maquoketa? Drop me a note. shorsley@npr.org

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Sunday Jan 26 - 8:14am
Key endorsement from the Des Moines Register: the 2020 RAGBRAI overnight towns. https://t.co/UWMuuoCkD5


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2 months ago:   Saturday Jan 25 - 11:52am
Statement from NPR's Senior Vice President for News Nancy Barnes: “Mary Louise Kelly has always conducted herself with the utmost integrity, and we stand behind this report.”

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Saturday Jan 25 - 11:32am
The Trump administration has figured out that taxing steel and aluminum imports, but not finished products, puts US factories at a disadvantage. So starting Feb 8, the administration is extending tariffs to certain steel and aluminum PRODUCTS, eg. nails. https://t.co/eCEPLKt9Xs

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Friday Jan 24 - 10:01pm
@scottdetrow Let’s get Noodle signed up for WAG-AFTRA.

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Friday Jan 24 - 6:02pm
@NPRKelly’s complete interview with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo https://t.co/Pvafn4Tpc0

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Friday Jan 24 - 6:00pm
@NPRKelly’s complete interview with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. https://t.co/Pvafn4Tpc0

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Wednesday Jan 22 - 2:01pm
@ShowUpAmerica Congress delegated broad power to the president as part of the US Trade Act of 1974. Trump has relied on section 301 of that act to impose tariffs on China and to negotiate the Phase One deal.

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Sunday Jan 19 - 9:55pm
@tamarakeithNPR https://t.co/0hN1opUchC

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Saturday Jan 18 - 7:55pm
@CODaleyNews So cool! I hope your daughter thought so, too.

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Saturday Jan 18 - 8:13am
China Phase 1 Trade Deal Raises Worries About Free Trade - https://t.co/bMIA316BYA

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Friday Jan 17 - 5:59pm
Former NY Congressman Chris Collins is sentenced to 2 years and 2 months in prison for insider trading. Here's our story from 2018, when he was first charged. https://t.co/hocNlmC6hA

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Friday Jan 17 - 3:25pm
@ericmcdanieldc as opposed to "neuter"

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Thursday Jan 16 - 6:00pm
President Trump formally announced plans to nominate Judy Shelton and Christopher Waller to the Federal Reserve today...more than six months after first floating their names. Waller is a fairly conventional pick. Shelton, not so much. https://t.co/BmF8Xgw1uc

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Wednesday Jan 15 - 5:50pm
@titonka @Clay_Masters Zelig!

scott horsley
2 months ago:   Wednesday Jan 15 - 1:11pm
Here’s the breakdown of the additional $200 billion China is expected to buy from the US over the next two years under the Phase One trade deal. https://t.co/m91KnNzx9v


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scott horsley
2 months ago:   Wednesday Jan 15 - 1:10pm
Trump Signs 'Phase 1' China Trade Deal, But Most Tariffs Remain In Place - https://t.co/PXXBDoAIU4 https://t.co/cxyUcgJtVU


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