scott horsley 15 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 4:05pm RT @nprpolitics: JUST IN: The North Carolina State Board of Elections has voted unanimously to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District amid many signs that the outcome was tainted. https://t.co/fxjXkgxDGX scott horsley 15 hours ago:   Thursday Feb 21 - 3:18pm @MilesParks reports from North Carolina: GOP House candidate Mark Harris calls for a new election in the disputed ninth district. https://t.co/tu22UPCpUg scott horsley 1 day ago:   Wednesday Feb 20 - 10:30am @scottdetrow That works out to about...yep...$27 per donation. scott horsley 3 days ago:   Monday Feb 18 - 3:04pm @MilesParks with the latest from North Carolia on that STILL contested House Race. https://t.co/hYHuj3hbwk scott horsley 5 days ago:   Saturday Feb 16 - 10:40am @Fritschner Ecclesiastes 3:1-4 scott horsley 6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 4:38pm This comes hours after the president declared a national emergency to free up far more money for his border wall than lawmakers had approved. https://t.co/dAOQv1lspBhttps://t.co/TqyQtxS2eo scott horsley 6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 4:36pm In a signing statement accompanying his signature on a bill to keep government operating through Sept. 30, President Trump tells Congress not to step on his constitutional authorities, but to observe the separation of powers. https://t.co/mbrAtPTRzW scott horsley 6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 3:40pm Congressional critics say President Trump's use of emergency powers to help pay for his border wall is different than the dozens of emergencies other presidents have declared in the last four decades. https://t.co/dAOQv1lspBhttps://t.co/5ofUxcQSPO
Link to Image scott horsley 6 days ago:   Friday Feb 15 - 3:36pm President Trump insists using an emergency declaration to help fund his border wall is routine--something presidents have done dozens of times in the past without attracting much opposition. His critics argue this time is different. https://t.co/dAOQv1lspBhttps://t.co/HWJ7HUi9pI
Link to Image scott horsley 1 week ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 6:11pm RT @nprpolitics: Despite pressure from President Trump, the Tennessee Valley Authority voted to close a coal-fired power plant in Kentucky — a plant that bought coal from a top Trump campaign donor. https://t.co/6oPnr8wLtY scott horsley 1 week ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 5:58pm The president's annual checkup finds him in generally good health. But at 6'3" and 243 pounds, Trump is now officially obese. https://t.co/lnChTjL4Br scott horsley 1 week ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 5:55pm Holiday Shopping Slump Jeopardizes Economic Growth https://t.co/9gciCApSAS scott horsley 1 week ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 2:34pm The Obama admin passed a big tax cut as part of the stimulus and left the money in paychecks so more workers would spend it. Good economics but bad politics as most people didn't believe they got a cut. Now the Trump admin is learning that same lesson. https://t.co/AvyFDrQVHZ scott horsley 1 week ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 2:17pm After disappointing retail sales in December, the Atlanta Fed lowers its forecast for fourth-quarter economic growth to 1.5%. If Q4 is 2% or less, GDP growth for all of 2018 would fall short of the White House target of 3%. https://t.co/EjVXaeLMRKhttps://t.co/kIDPzLCxs3
Link to Image scott horsley 1 week ago:   Thursday Feb 14 - 11:27am Oh Boy. Bucking pressure from President Trump, the TVA has voted to close two economically uncompetitive, coal-fired power plants. Mr. Peabody's* coal train can call it a day. https://t.co/vGyXERLaMV (*Or these days, Mr. Murray's.) scott horsley 1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 12 - 7:54pm RT @PoliticoCharlie: Can’t make it up…Dixville Notch investigated for voting irregularities https://t.co/UaC8aTilCx scott horsley 1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 12 - 1:59pm RT @LynnHorsley: Incredible journalism from @robertsonkcstar and @kctammy2009 tells the heartbreaking story of youth gun violence and deaths in KC:
https://t.co/ldsKyfnMid scott horsley 1 week ago:   Tuesday Feb 12 - 12:37pm ...and feed it to a meerkat on Valentines Day! https://t.co/QGjKBxCrcShttps://t.co/V28lV921MA scott horsley 1 week ago:   Saturday Feb 9 - 10:20pm Jobs added in the first 24 months of the Trump administration: 4.9 million. Jobs added in the last 24 months of the Obama administration: 5.1 million. https://t.co/mNqg3otuiu scott horsley 1 week ago:   Friday Feb 8 - 11:18am @RobertJohnFord Thank YOU! Hard to believe this was 11 years ago! https://t.co/7zwDZRN38p scott horsley 1 week ago:   Friday Feb 8 - 10:50am RT @Fahrenthold: NEW: @realdonaldtrump’s Bedminster golf course employed so many undocumented immigrants that there’s an entire town in Costa Rica built on Trump paychecks.
We found it. “My whole town practically lived there,” one said of the Trump course.
https://t.co/IzI1aVEMVr scott horsley 1 week ago:   Friday Feb 8 - 10:45am Sen. Elizabeth Warren blasts the Trump administration's effort to gut an Obama-era rule governing payday lenders. It was Warren who dreamed up the idea of a consumer financial watchdog, which the Trump administration is now trying to declaw. https://t.co/e9vjsx69Oxhttps://t.co/8fA8ZWbEZs
Link to Image scott horsley 2 weeks ago:   Thursday Feb 7 - 10:38pm RT @brandonetc: the definitive John Dingell remembrance is this from @DonGonyeahttps://t.co/v6lEN2gg5Q scott horsley 2 weeks ago:   Thursday Feb 7 - 12:14pm @BricoleurDev Thank you ! scott horsley 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Feb 6 - 6:52pm RT @nprpolitics: NEW: GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz suggested in a hearing about gun violence that a U.S. border wall, not gun control legislation, would stop acts of gun violence, and tried to remove two fathers of Parkland victims from the hearing when they protested. https://t.co/EB6O84i5Od scott horsley 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Feb 6 - 2:07pm RT @NPR: UPDATE: President Trump has nominated Treasury Department official David Malpass to run the World Bank.
https://t.co/SPQDYhPQ3r scott horsley 2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Feb 6 - 12:44pm In a win for payday lenders, the Trump administration wants to roll back an Obama-era rule that aimed to protect consumers from endless cycles of debt. Here's our story from 2015 about the rule. https://t.co/spLxS5Jz29https://t.co/lirq971Jgm
Link to Image scott horsley 2 weeks ago:   Sunday Feb 3 - 1:17pm https://t.co/NRxfFcDURm scott horsley 2 weeks ago:   Friday Feb 1 - 3:51pm @KeeQue@NPR@tonyromo WSJ says Tony Romo predicted 72 plays (out of 2599) over the course of the season, and was correct 68% of the time -- a record that a lot of political prognosticators would envy. https://t.co/pRKhJVraWa scott horsley 3 weeks ago:   Thursday Jan 31 - 2:33pm It was found in a tractor-trailer passing through a legal port of entry. https://t.co/r1MsF3Gs7X scott horsley 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jan 30 - 7:07pm Congratulations Alison on a job well done for San Diego! Wishing you and Damien many relaxing golden years in the Golden State! (And thanks KPBS for the historic pic of reel to reel tape decks and me with black hair!) https://t.co/8Gr71JSo6M scott horsley 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jan 30 - 2:17pm @NYFarmer@miklb@ckahn Beautiful. Thank you! scott horsley 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jan 30 - 1:52pm High-stakes trade talks between the U.S. and China are underway in Washington. Negotiators have just over a month to make a deal or else risk escalating the ongoing tariff war. https://t.co/cVNrnikkSs scott horsley 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jan 30 - 1:45pm @Ultra_siete @ckahn Quite right. Meant to suggest this is a continent-wide source of pride. scott horsley 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jan 30 - 1:39pm Some warm news on a chilly day: The monarch butterfly population wintering in Michoacan, Mexico has more than doubled in size from last year. Hats off to everyone working to restore monarch habitat on this side of the border. h/t @ckahnhttps://t.co/rqSXOuSE9D
Link to Image scott horsley 3 weeks ago:   Monday Jan 28 - 1:10pm Update: make that 3:30 pm https://t.co/Pz052cuAGV scott horsley 3 weeks ago:   Monday Jan 28 - 12:26pm White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders will hold one of her infrequent press briefings today at 3 pm ET. scott horsley 3 weeks ago:   Sunday Jan 27 - 5:40pm OKC airport (Gate 18). Southwest gate crew: Where has this been all my life? https://t.co/V0dkREVZWr
Link to Image scott horsley 3 weeks ago:   Sunday Jan 27 - 12:46am @RevDavidYonker@tamarakeithNPR@lizyonker Let’s talk! Shorsley@npr.org scott horsley 4 weeks ago:   Friday Jan 25 - 6:49am RT @nprpolitics: Trump Confidant Roger Stone Indicted On Seven County Related To 2016 Election Attack https://t.co/lPKmHCOaAp scott horsley 4 weeks ago:   Thursday Jan 24 - 4:48pm @ArizonaWildcat Both fell short of 60 votes needed. GOP plan got 50 ayes, including from Sen. Manchin (D-WV), 47 nos. Dem plan got 52 ayes, including from GOP Sens. Alexander, Collins, Gardner, Isakson, Murkowski, and Romney. 44 nos. scott horsley 4 weeks ago:   Thursday Jan 24 - 3:44pm As expected, competing plans to re-open the government both fail in the Senate. Democratic plan (with NO border wall money) gets two more votes than GOP plan (with wall), including "yes" votes from six Republican senators. scott horsley 4 weeks ago:   Thursday Jan 24 - 3:08pm Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton, whose northern Virginia district is home to a lot of unpaid federal workers, invites Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to join her this weekend @foodbankmetrodc.https://t.co/gzwV2046nDhttps://t.co/mgzHSD0lGm
Link to Image scott horsley 4 weeks ago:   Thursday Jan 24 - 11:57am Beggar thy (inter-state) neighbor in the extreme. Planet Money took a look at this back in 2016 (with an update two years later): https://t.co/SPTFqIYvVLhttps://t.co/F3Ywh1v9pv scott horsley 4 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jan 23 - 4:55pm Trump is forced to take his State of the Union speech elsewhere after Pelosi says he can't use the House chamber until the shutdown ends. The battle of wills over the speech is a miniature version of the larger standoff over govt spending and Trump's wall. https://t.co/I1zGzhX2ug scott horsley 4 weeks ago:   Wednesday Jan 23 - 3:13pm "Tinkle contest" update https://t.co/I1zGzhX2ug scott horsley 1 month ago:   Tuesday Jan 22 - 11:30pm “Make something of yourself.”
He did. https://t.co/Ist0NKcfAQ
Link to Image scott horsley 1 month ago:   Wednesday Jan 16 - 10:55pm https://t.co/jWpx2fZ4aM scott horsley 1 month ago:   Wednesday Jan 16 - 10:41pm RT @jackhealyNYT: A few days ago we interviewed Matt Kampf, a federal wildland firefighter in Colorado going unpaid. His family was trying to save by foregoing Rice Krispies for the store brand.
He sent this photo of what showed up on his doorstep: https://t.co/g3SdVOnVJh
Link to Image scott horsley 1 month ago:   Wednesday Jan 16 - 5:35pm RT @nprpolitics: The agency leasing the Old Post Office Building improperly ignored the Constitution's anti-corruption clauses when they continued to lease the property to President Trump even after he won the 2016 election, an internal federal government watchdog said. https://t.co/Yw6MJ5zYAh scott horsley 1 month ago:   Wednesday Jan 16 - 5:34pm CNBC: Vanguard Founder and index fund guru Jack Bogle dies at age 89. (Outperforming average life expectancy by ten years.) scott horsley 1 month ago:   Wednesday Jan 16 - 4:06pm @scottdetrowhttps://t.co/uTtTOtoRxr
Link to Image scott horsley 1 month ago:   Tuesday Jan 15 - 11:59am President Trump is having What the White House calls a “working lunch” with lawmakers today to discuss the border wall and the partial government shutdown. Not on the menu: Democrats. https://t.co/NCLt4mMgGb
Link to Image scott horsley 1 month ago:   Monday Jan 14 - 5:09pm Reap What You Sow: Trump touts border wall to farmers' convention, as USDA offices around the country remain closed. https://t.co/Uz6QRPaNBq scott horsley 1 month ago:   Monday Jan 14 - 11:55am @marychaostylehttps://t.co/yJYkqTj9w4 scott horsley 1 month ago:   Monday Jan 14 - 10:39am Not exactly a track record readers of Gannett papers should take comfort in. https://t.co/YUUXALQEJV scott horsley 1 month ago:   Monday Jan 14 - 10:27am The US trade deficit with China -- excluding services -- grew by 17% last year, according to Chinese trade data. US data, which tends to show bigger deficits, has been delayed by the partial government shutdown. https://t.co/GLEquVmA4S scott horsley 1 month ago:   Monday Jan 14 - 9:37am President Trump speaks to the Farm Bureau Federation in New Orleans this afternoon. Farm income fell 12% last year, and is 40% below its 2013 peak. https://t.co/YbBikc4DsPhttps://t.co/uZIbo5CbOD
Link to Image scott horsley 1 month ago:   Sunday Jan 13 - 10:02pm Amen! My WSJ and NYT came through as well ! https://t.co/Lr8LOqSAxw scott horsley 1 month ago:   Sunday Jan 13 - 4:04pm What kind of toddler must one be if he is to be allowed to put his hand on the wheel of history? https://t.co/zG2puFXtFe scott horsley 1 month ago:   Sunday Jan 13 - 9:42am Just how slow is molasses in January? Turns out, about 35 mph! https://t.co/IkYhbrElPO scott horsley 1 month ago:   Thursday Jan 10 - 2:32pm @nevilleaysgarth I heard that too, and had the same reaction, but it wasn't me. 800K is hardly "scores." scott horsley 1 month ago:   Thursday Jan 10 - 1:24pm Ominous sign for a continued government shutdown. President Trump's Davos trip wasn't slated to begin until Jan 21. https://t.co/6i35NFHbIw scott horsley 1 month ago:   Thursday Jan 10 - 10:37am @jbrodsky Yum ! scott horsley 1 month ago:   Thursday Jan 10 - 10:03am President Trump is still threatening to invoke "emergency" powers to secure wall funding if he can't reach a deal with Congressional Democrats. But Trump says he's not prepared to go there yet. The president spoke before heading to McAllen, TX for a photo opp on border security. scott horsley 1 month ago:   Thursday Jan 10 - 5:55am @thathaastu1 Thanks for the feedback but have to disagree. This was a pearl-handled knife in the president’s psychic ribs—an attack on Trump’s mythical reputation as a self-made billionaire. scott horsley 1 month ago:   Wednesday Jan 9 - 6:59pm Cheese is piling up. And that’s not gouda. Blame over-production by dairy farmers, changing tastes, and — to a lesser extent — trade disputes. https://t.co/T7xhsPQr4B scott horsley 1 month ago:   Wednesday Jan 9 - 4:12pm House Speaker Nancy Pelosi needles President Trump over the 800,000 federal workers who will miss paychecks on Friday as a result of the partial government shutdown. https://t.co/NAUubDzYkGhttps://t.co/bCFGXVO64Y
Link to Image scott horsley 1 month ago:   Wednesday Jan 9 - 3:17pm Despite a few cracks, President Trump says Republicans remain “totally unified” behind their border wall shutdown strategy, as 800,000 federal workers approach their first payday with no pay. https://t.co/3a15dql3eY scott horsley 1 month ago:   Wednesday Jan 9 - 10:09am RT @LynnHorsley: Prairie Village Hen House sacker was well loved, and supporters helped raise thousands for his funeral and burial:
https://t.co/yMFl3CuU7L scott horsley 1 month ago:   Wednesday Jan 9 - 6:41am If you missed the president’s 10-minute Oval Office speech last night, catch up now with a new 16-minute NPR Politics Podcast. https://t.co/VSRqX7PGDc scott horsley 1 month ago:   Wednesday Jan 9 - 12:06am RT @nedprice: Most notable in tonight's Trump address is what we DIDN'T hear: Anything about the terrorists purportedly pouring across our southern border. That's about as close as this administration will ever get to acknowledging that they've been lying to the American people for days. scott horsley 1 month ago:   Tuesday Jan 8 - 11:52pm @nprpolitics To clarify—a lot of illicit drugs come across the border from Mexico. But they’re smuggled through ports of entry, not the area that a wall is designed to seal off. scott horsley 1 month ago:   Tuesday Jan 8 - 11:29pm RT @arishapiro: If you missed our live @npr special, here’s part of it where @HorsleyScott & I fact-checked some of the more dubious claims in Trumps’s Oval Office address: https://t.co/aA7V2EJ0e2 scott horsley 1 month ago:   Tuesday Jan 8 - 10:43am House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer will deliver the Democratic response to President Trump’s prime time address on the border tonight. scott horsley 1 month ago:   Monday Jan 7 - 4:00pm @Reince@ScottWalker Not really "unrivaled" economic growth: https://t.co/O1T4h0SU6S scott horsley 1 month ago:   Sunday Jan 6 - 6:35pm RT @GlennKesslerWP: Bravo to Chris Wallace. We've fact-checked this bogus claim and it's great to finally see a TV anchor nail a WH flack for using it. https://t.co/mYUgpUusMC scott horsley 1 month ago:   Sunday Jan 6 - 6:11pm RT @LynnHorsley: @st_vockrodt NYT story focuses on Wisconsin but the debate is also raging in Kansas. Here's our story from last year about Target appeals. Walmart appeals coming too:
https://t.co/jeCQYJ56we scott horsley 1 month ago:   Saturday Jan 5 - 9:51am @nahaltoosi@titonka Fearmongering with false information has been a hallmark of this administration from the beginning. And it’s front and center in the current border wall debate. https://t.co/1u4kECbVIQ scott horsley 1 month ago:   Friday Jan 4 - 8:06pm @TraumaJunkie17@nprpolitics@tamarakeithNPR@scottdetrow@NPRrelving There ARE NPR tours! And a gift shop! The politics team is on the 4th floor so just holler when you get close. https://t.co/6ha0uZUz3n scott horsley 1 month ago:   Friday Jan 4 - 5:02pm RT @jackiekcalmes: FUN FACT: Fully 820 miles of the nearly 2,000-mile US-Mexico border -- 41% -- is represented by a Republican, Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, who opposes a wall and was just reelected in a tough race in which he emphasized that position. scott horsley 1 month ago:   Friday Jan 4 - 10:23am Months 24-36 under Obama were a period of strong job growth, however, a record that will be tough to beat, especially with sub 4% unemployment. scott horsley 1 month ago:   Friday Jan 4 - 10:08am Blockbuster jobs report from the Labor Department showing 312K jobs added in December plus strong wage gains. Job growth during the first 23 months under President Trump (4.6M) still trails job growth during the last 23 months under President Obama (4.8M). But gap is shrinking. scott horsley 1 month ago:   Thursday Jan 3 - 8:19pm We’ve got a new NPR Politics Podcast, including a surprise endorsement for PBS. (But did the president pledge?) https://t.co/dQjVTBfCtj scott horsley 1 month ago:   Thursday Jan 3 - 4:43pm Apple shares tumble nearly 10% today after the company warns of sluggish iPhone sales in China. The S&P500 slumps 2-1/2%. The fallout challenges President Trump's claim that trade wars are good and easy to win. https://t.co/ZBrO5JI79Dhttps://t.co/dHl1H4Tvju
Link to Image scott horsley 1 month ago:   Monday Dec 31 - 6:41pm President Trump’s 2019 pay freeze for civilian federal workers contrasts with a 2.6% raise for military servicemembers and would widen the gap in recent pay hikes IF it holds. Civilian workers are counting on Congress to intervene. https://t.co/rqAJJuqJWdhttps://t.co/wzQGMnCP09
Link to Image scott horsley 1 month ago:   Monday Dec 31 - 4:37pm After a similar lawsuit stemming from a 2013 shutdown, some 25,000 workers were found to be entitled to DOUBLE their back pay, because the government had violated the Fair Labor Standards Act. scott horsley 1 month ago:   Monday Dec 31 - 4:31pm The largest union of federal employees has filed a lawsuit on behalf of "essential" federal workers who are on the job during the partial shutdown but don't know when they'll receive their next paycheck. https://t.co/gdJz0Izodw scott horsley 1 month ago:   Monday Dec 31 - 11:20am https://t.co/lf2w1xyJT4https://t.co/sFxYfOLMhp