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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 09 2017

Suspect proclaims innocence in deadly Phoenix shooting spree

PHOENIX A Phoenix man accused in a string of nine murders attributed to the so-called Serial Street Shooter professed his innocence during an initial court appearance, an official video released on Tuesday showed.

May 09 2017

Phoenix police say they caught man who killed nine in serial shootings

PHOENIX A 23-year-old man suspected of killing eight people over seven months in a string of serial shootings in Phoenix in 2016 is already behind bars on a murder charge for another slaying the year before, the city's police chief said on Monday. | Video

May 02 2017

School districts, education groups sue Arizona over funding

PHOENIX Lawmakers have violated the Arizona constitution by failing to adequately fund school facilities and repairs, according to a lawsuit filed against the state on Monday by school districts and education groups.

May 01 2017

School districts, education groups sue Arizona over funding

PHOENIX Lawmakers have violated the Arizona constitution by failing to adequately fund school facilities and repairs, according to a lawsuit filed against the state on Monday by school districts and education groups.

Apr 04 2017

New sheriff in Arizona to close controversial 'Tent City' jail

PHOENIX A controversial outdoor tent jail in Arizona that became one of the signature tough-on-crime projects of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be shut down, his replacement for the job said on Tuesday.

Mar 29 2017

Arizona high school athletes arrested in hazing case

PHOENIX Six Arizona high school football players were arrested on Wednesday and accused of sexual assault, kidnapping and aggravated assault in connection with a hazing case, police said.

Mar 28 2017

Manhunt prompts evacuation of Arizona wildlife park

PHOENIX A manhunt for an armed fugitive that triggered the evacuation of a popular wildlife park south of the Grand Canyon ended peacefully on Monday with the arrest of the suspect, police in Arizona said.

Feb 23 2017

Arizona protesters may face racketeering charges under new bill

PHOENIX Arizona lawmakers have approved a bill that could make people who organize or take part in protests that turn violent subject to criminal charges and possible seizure of their assets.

Feb 15 2017

Phoenix city council rejects bid to become 'sanctuary city'

PHOENIX The Phoenix City Council on Wednesday rejected a bid to declare the large southwestern U.S. municipality a "sanctuary city" despite vocal cries to protect undocumented immigrants.

Feb 09 2017

Arizona mother deported to Mexico in immigration action

PHOENIX An Arizona mother of two who lived in the United States for more than 20 years was deported to Mexico on Thursday, becoming one of the first to be swept up in the Trump administration's crackdown on illegal immigrants in the United States, her attorney and family said.

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