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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

Trump using campaign, RNC funds to pay legal bills from Russia probe: sources

NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump is using money donated to his re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee to pay for his lawyers in the probe of alleged Russian interference in the U.S. election, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters. | Video

Sep 13 2017

U.S. flood insurance program sees $11 billion payments for Texas flooding

WASHINGTON The U.S. federal flood insurance program estimates it will make $11 billion in payments through the government-run program for flooding in Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey, the program's administrator Roy Wright said on Wednesday.

Sep 07 2017

U.S. border agency awards more design contracts for border wall

WASHINGTON U.S Customs and Border Patrol has awarded four additional contracts to design prototypes for a wall along the southern border of the United States, another step toward fulfilling President Donald Trump's campaign promise.

Sep 06 2017

Former Washington Post publisher Donald Graham behind Dreamer lobbying effort

WASHINGTON Donald Graham, the chairman of the board of Graham Holdings Company and former publisher of The Washington Post, personally retained two lobbyists earlier this year to advocate on behalf of retaining the program that has allowed immigrant children to remain legally in the country.

Aug 31 2017

American retailers, restaurants oppose U.S. NAFTA produce proposal

WASHINGTON American retail, restaurant and agriculture groups weighed in on Thursday against a U.S. NAFTA modernization proposal that could pave the way for U.S. seasonal produce growers to file anti-dumping cases against Mexico, according to letters sent to Trump administration officials.

Aug 31 2017

American retailers, restaurants oppose U.S. negotiators produce proposal

WASHINGTON, Aug 31 American retail, restaurant and agriculture groups have weighed in against proposals regarding fresh produce put forward by U.S. negotiators as part of an effort to renegotiate NAFTA, according to letters sent to U.S. officials.

Aug 30 2017

As Texans' claims pour in, Congress mulls flood insurance program's future

WASHINGTON Krassi Nikov evacuated his Houston home with more than 2 feet (61 cm) of water inside of it on Tuesday after Tropical Storm Harvey devastated Texas' Gulf Coast. He now plans to collect on his flood insurance for the second time this year and rebuild.

Aug 30 2017

As Texans rely on U.S. flood insurance, expiration looms in Congress

WASHINGTON Krassi Nikov evacuated his home in Houston on Tuesday with more than 2 feet (61 cm) of water inside. Flooded for the second time this year, he plans to collect on his flood insurance again and rebuild.

Aug 30 2017

As Texans rely on U.S. flood insurance, expiration looms in Congress

WASHINGTON, Aug 30 Krassi Nikov evacuated his home in Houston on Tuesday with more than 2 feet (61 cm) of water inside. Flooded for the second time this year, he plans to collect on his flood insurance again and rebuild.

Aug 17 2017

On sidelines of trade talks, businesses tout NAFTA's benefits

WASHINGTON Steps away from this week's NAFTA trade negotiations, business unified in hopes of sending a singular message: do no harm. | Video

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