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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 19 2017

5-Star's young, popular Di Maio charts course to be Italy PM

ROME Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement looks poised to name Luigi Di Maio as its candidate for prime minister in elections early next year and, if opinion polls are to be believed, the earnest 31-year-old has a good chance of winning.

Sep 08 2017

Italy's dual currency schemes may be long road to euro exit

ROME Italy's main opposition parties are replacing their calls to leave the euro with apparently less radical proposals to flank it with a new currency they say can boost growth and jobs.

Aug 23 2017

Italy's latest deadly quake exposes inaction on illegal homes

ROME A small but deadly earthquake on the Italian holiday island of Ischia exposed a deep political fault line on Tuesday over the country's proliferation of unsafe, illegal housing.

Aug 22 2017

Italy's latest deadly quake exposes inaction on illegal homes

ROME A small but deadly earthquake on the Italian holiday island of Ischia exposed a deep political fault line on Tuesday over the country's proliferation of unsafe, illegal housing.

Aug 22 2017

Italy's latest deadly quake exposes inaction on illegal homes

ROME A small but deadly earthquake on the Italian holiday island of Ischia exposed a deep political fault line on Tuesday over the country's proliferation of unsafe, illegal housing.

Aug 15 2017

More NGOs follow MSF in suspending Mediterranean migrant rescues

ROME Two more aid groups have suspended migrant rescues in the Mediterranean, joining Doctors Without Borders, because they felt threatened by the Libyan coastguard. | Video

Aug 12 2017

MSF suspends Mediterranean rescues as migrant dispute mounts

ROME Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Saturday it was suspending its migrant rescues in the Mediterranean because it felt threatened by the Libyan coastguard and the Italian government's policies have made its job harder.

Jun 28 2017

Italy's Berlusconi dusts himself down in final bid for power

ROME He is an 80-year-old convicted criminal whose last government ended with Italy on the brink of bankruptcy - and he may well be kingmaker at the next election within a year. | Video

Jun 26 2017

Italy's center-right wins in local elections, in blow to Renzi

ROME Italy's center-right parties hammered their center-left rivals in mayoral elections, official results showed on Monday, putting pressure on the ruling Democratic Party (PD) ahead of a national vote due in less than a year.

Jun 25 2017

Italy's center-right wins big in mayoral elections

ROME Italy's center-right parties were the big winners in mayoral elections on Sunday, partial results showed, in a vote likely to put pressure on the center-left government ahead of national elections due in less than a year.

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