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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

May 05 2016

U.S. cracks down on e-cigarettes and cigars, bans sales to minors

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON The U.S. government on Thursday took wide-ranging steps to crack down for the first time on e-cigarettes and cigars, growing in popularity among teens, and banned sales to anyone under age 18 in hopes of sparing a new generation from nicotine addiction. | Video

May 05 2016

U.S. regulators ban e-cigarette, cigar sales to minors

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON U.S. regulators on Thursday took their first steps to crack down on e-cigarettes and cigars, increasingly popular among American youth, and banned sales to anyone under age 18 in hopes of preventing a new generation from becoming hooked on nicotine.

Apr 19 2016

U.S. regulator to let Fannie, Freddie cut mortgage balances

The regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac said on Thursday it would allow the government-controlled mortgage finance companies to cut loan balances for thousands of U.S. borrowers who owe more than their homes are worth.

Apr 19 2016

Immigration overhaul backers sing, dance, chant at U.S. Supreme Court

WASHINGTON Dancing, singing, chanting and cheering, throngs of supporters of President Barack Obama's plan to protect millions of people in the country illegally from deportation and provide them work permits rallied on Monday outside the U.S. Supreme Court.

Apr 19 2016

U.S. regulator to let Fannie, Freddie cut mortgage balances

(This April 14 story corrects fourth paragraph to say principal balances need to be $250,000 or less, not more than $250,000 error first occurred in UPDATE 1)

Apr 18 2016

Immigration overhaul backers sing, dance, chant at U.S. Supreme Court

WASHINGTON Dancing, singing, chanting and cheering, throngs of supporters of President Barack Obama's plan to protect millions of people in the country illegally from deportation and provide them work permits rallied on Monday outside the U.S. Supreme Court.

Apr 18 2016

Immigration overhaul backers sing, dance, chant at U.S. Supreme Court

WASHINGTON Dancing, singing, chanting and cheering, throngs of supporters of President Barack Obama's plan to protect millions of people in the country illegally from deportation and provide them work permits rallied on Monday outside the U.S. Supreme Court.

Apr 13 2016

Almost 400,000 disabled Americans eligible for student loan forgiveness

WASHINGTON The U.S. government announced plans on Tuesday to forgive $7.7 billion in student loans for about 387,000 permanently disabled borrowers.

Mar 31 2016

Washington subway chief warns of funding needs, possible shutdown

WASHINGTON The chief of Washington's subway system warned on Thursday of possible maintenance shutdowns lasting months, while urging a major funding boost for the U.S. capital's transit system.

Mar 22 2016

Amazon exec weighs in on proposed Staples-Office Depot merger

WASHINGTON An executive with Amazon.com Inc's unit that sells office supplies to businesses gave testimony on Tuesday that appeared to bolster a U.S. regulator's wariness over a potential merger of Staples Inc and Office Depot Inc .

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