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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

Feb 09 2017

Exclusive: In call with Putin, Trump denounced Obama-era nuclear arms treaty - sources

WASHINGTON In his first call as president with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump denounced a treaty that caps U.S. and Russian deployment of nuclear warheads as a bad deal for the United States, according to two U.S. officials and one former U.S. official with knowledge of the call. | Video

Dec 22 2016

Special Report: How hospitals, nursing homes keep 'superbug' outbreaks secret

By Deborah J. Nelson, David Rohde, Benjamin Lesser and Ryan McNeill

Nov 02 2016

The politics of espionage in the Obama-Brennan era

WASHINGTON Supporters hail CIA director John Brennan as a devoted public servant with a strong moral core and a tenacious work ethic. He has increased the recruitment of minority intelligence officers and promoted women to senior posts. He wears a lanyard around his neck every day that celebrates LGBT diversity at the CIA.

Nov 02 2016

Special Report: John Brennan's attempt to lead the CIA into the age of cyberwar

WASHINGTON When America goes to the polls on Nov. 8, according to current and former U.S. intelligence officials, it will likely experience the culmination of a new form of information war.

Nov 02 2016

The politics of espionage in the Obama-Brennan era

WASHINGTON Supporters hail CIA director John Brennan as a devoted public servant with a strong moral core and a tenacious work ethic. He has increased the recruitment of minority intelligence officers and promoted women to senior posts. He wears a lanyard around his neck every day that celebrates LGBT diversity at the CIA.

Oct 20 2016

U.S. vote authorities warned to be alert to Russian hacks faking fraud: officials

U.S. intelligence and law enforcement officials are warning that hackers with ties to Russia's intelligence services could try to undermine the credibility of the presidential election by posting documents online purporting to show evidence of voter fraud.

Oct 03 2016

Ex-detainees say CIA used makeshift electric chair in secret Afghan prison: rights group

Two Tunisian men who spent 12 years in U.S. custody in Afghanistan said CIA interrogators tortured them using previously unreported techniques that included threatening them with a makeshift electric chair and beating them with batons so brutally that they suffered broken bones, Human Rights Watch reported on Monday.

Apr 20 2016

Special Report: Yemen's guerrilla war tests military ambitions of big-spending Saudis

RIYADH/WASHINGTON Six years ago, Saudi and American officials agreed on a record $60 billion arms deal. The United States would sell scores of F-15 fighters, Apache attack helicopters and other advanced weaponry to the oil-rich kingdom.

Mar 31 2016

Turkish president threatens to sue those who insult him

WASHINGTON Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan warned on Thursday that he will continue to sue critics who insult him in Turkey, where journalists and other critics of the president have been imprisoned.

Mar 25 2016

Empty American promises and the lives they can cost

On Thursday, a 65-year-old man with a name that Americans struggle to pronounce was convicted of committing genocide 20 years ago in Bosnia.

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