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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

Sep 21 2017

U.S. judge aims to quickly decide lawsuits over DACA

SAN FRANCISCO A U.S. judge on Thursday said he wanted to decide quickly lawsuits challenging the Trump administration's decision to end a program that shielded from deportation children brought to the United States illegally by their parents.

Sep 20 2017

California sues Trump administration over border wall

SAN FRANCISCO California filed a lawsuit on Wednesday over the Trump administration's plan to construct a wall along the border with Mexico, adding to the obstacles facing one of the Republican president's key campaign promises.

Sep 20 2017

California to file lawsuit over Trump border wall

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 20 California's attorney general plans to file a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging President Donald Trump's plan to construct a wall along the border with Mexico, the state AG's office said, adding to the obstacles facing a key Trump campaign promise.

Sep 19 2017

U.S. appeals court blocks San Francisco ordinance on soda health warnings

SAN FRANCISCO A U.S. appeals court sided with the beverage industry on Tuesday, granting its request to block a San Francisco ordinance mandating health warnings for soda and other sugary drinks.

Sep 18 2017

Six Dreamers sue Trump administration over DACA decision

SAN FRANCISCO San Diego attorney Dulce Garcia has regularly defended clients in immigration court. Now, she is the one seeking legal relief.

Sep 16 2017

Waymo seeks delay in self-driving trade secret trial against Uber

SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet's Waymo self-driving car unit said critical new evidence it recently obtained in a trade secret lawsuit against Uber means a U.S. judge should postpone a trial of the case set to begin next month.

Sep 14 2017

Uber, Waymo clash over key evidence in self-driving trial

SAN FRANCISCO Uber has asked a U.S. judge to exclude evidence from an upcoming trade-secrets trial about how a former engineer downloaded thousands of confidential files from Alphabet Inc's Waymo self-driving car unit before eventually joining Uber.

Sep 13 2017

Supreme Court allows broad Trump refugee ban

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed President Donald Trump to broadly implement a ban on refugees entering the country from around the world.

Sep 12 2017

Justice Department, ex-Obama lawyers duel over Arpaio pardon

The U.S. Justice Department on Monday said a criminal conviction against ex-Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio should be dismissed as moot in the wake of a controversial pardon from President Donald Trump, according to a court filing.

Sep 11 2017

California, three other states sue over Trump action on 'Dreamer' immigrants

SAN FRANCISCO California and three other states sued President Donald Trump's administration on Monday over his decision to end protections for people brought to the United States illegally as children, the latest bid by Democratic state attorneys general to salvage the policy.


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