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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

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6:36am EDT

Democrats take aim at big companies in economic blueprint

WASHINGTON U.S. Democrats are unveiling an economic platform on Monday that they call "A Better Deal" for working Americans by announcing plans to address unfair market competition, rising pharmaceutical costs and stagnant wages.

6:03am EDT

Republicans' push to roll back Obamacare faces crucial test

WASHINGTON A seven-year Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare faces a major test this week in the U.S. Senate, where lawmakers will decide whether to move forward and vote on a bill whose details and prospects are uncertain.

Jul 23 2017

Republican strategy on healthcare bill in flux ahead of vote

WASHINGTON Republican Senate leaders aim to hold a procedural vote as early as Tuesday to take up legislation to repeal or replace Obamacare, but it remained unclear which version of the bill senators would vote on. | Video

Jul 20 2017

Senate Republicans complain of chaos in healthcare effort

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Republicans, scolded by President Donald Trump for failing to overturn Obamacare, tried to salvage their seven-year effort for a new healthcare law on Thursday, but leading senators indicated frustration over shifting goal posts.

Jul 20 2017

U.S. Senate's imperiled healthcare bill would leave 22 million uninsured: CBO

WASHINGTON The latest version of U.S. Senate Republicans' legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would leave 22 million Americans without health insurance coverage by 2026, the U.S. Congressional Budget Office said on Thursday.

Jul 20 2017

U.S. Senate's imperiled healthcare bill would leave 22 mln uninsured -CBO

WASHINGTON, July 20 The latest version of U.S. Senate Republicans' legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would leave 22 million Americans without health insurance coverage by 2026, the U.S. Congressional Budget Office said on Thursday.

Jul 19 2017

Senate Republicans reluctantly consider bipartisan healthcare talks

WASHINGTON, July 19 As their seven-year effort to repeal and replace Obamacare derailed in the U.S. Senate, Republicans faced the prospect of doing the once unthinkable: working with Democrats to make fixes to former President Barack Obama's 2010 healthcare law.

Jul 13 2017

Trump spending plan will cut deficit but not balance budget: CBO

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's proposed government spending plan would reduce the federal deficit over the next decade but fail to balance the budget, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said on Thursday.

Jul 13 2017

CBO says Trump budget would reduce deficit but not balance budget

WASHINGTON, July 13 The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said on Thursday that President Donald Trump's 2018 budget would reduce the federal deficit over the next decade but the reduction will be lower than White House estimates due to slower economic growth.

Jul 12 2017

Factbox - Trump associates who had contacts with Russia

WASHINGTON Donald Trump Jr. revealed on Tuesday that in June 2016 he agreed to meet a woman described by an intermediary as a Russian government lawyer who might have information about his father's Democratic election rival, Hillary Clinton, after initially saying the meeting focussed on an adoption programme.

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