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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Apr 13 2017

Chemical weapons experts in Turkey to investigate; UK confirms sarin use

AMSTERDAM Global chemical weapons investigators have gone to Turkey to collect samples as part of an inquiry into an alleged chemical weapons attack in neighbouring Syria last week that killed 87 people.

Mar 28 2017

Dutch parliament hit by 'ransomware' attack - ANP news

AMSTERDAM The Dutch parliament's website was briefly hit by a so-called 'ransomware' attack on Tuesday, Dutch news agency ANP reported.

Mar 17 2017

With weaker mandate, Rutte must choose his compromises to form a government

AMSTERDAM After fending off nationalist Geert Wilders at Monday's election, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte must patch together a stable coalition that reflects the rise of fringe parties that made huge gains on the left and right.

Mar 17 2017

Dutch PM Rutte scores big victory over far-right Wilders

AMSTERDAM Dutch centre-right Prime Minister Mark Rutte scored a resounding victory over anti-Islam and anti-EU Geert Wilders in an election on Wednesday, offering huge relief to other governments across Europe facing a wave of nationalism. | Video

Mar 17 2017

Dutch PM cheers EU leaders by seeing off far-right's Wilders

(This version of the story corrects name of professor to Mudde instead of Muddle, adds Erdogan's first name.) | Video

Mar 16 2017

Aufatmen nach Wahlausgang in den Niederlanden

Amsterdam Mit großer Erleichterung ist der Wahlausgang in den Niederlanden in Politik und Wirtschaft Europas aufgenommen worden.

Mar 13 2017

Holland's Trudeau? Youthful Green surges before vote in campaign dominated by right

(This version corrects the March 10 story by removing reference to crowd having paid to attend party rally in paragraph 7. Admission to the event was free.)

Mar 09 2017

As far right reaps votes, immigrants face tougher times in Netherlands

GRONINGEN, Netherlands Dozens of migrants are sheltering on a former hospital ship in a Dutch canal, beneficiaries of a "Bed, Bath, Bread" programme for asylum seekers. But their hopes of settlement are dimming with the anti-immigrant right poised for a surge at the ballot box. | Video

Feb 13 2017

Syrian government forces used chemical weapons in Aleppo: rights group

AMSTERDAM Syrian government forces used chemical weapons in opposition-controlled parts of Aleppo during battles to retake the city late last year, Human Rights Watch said in a report published on Monday.

Feb 09 2017

Signatures that triggered EU-Ukraine referendum not vetted - Dutch government

AMSTERDAM The authenticity of more than 400,000 signatures gathered by activists in the Netherlands to trigger last year's referendum on the European Union treaty with Ukraine was never verified, it emerged on Thursday.

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