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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

Jul 27 2017

Spain's Rajoy denies slush fund in unprecedented court testimony

SAN FERNANDO DE HENARES, Spain Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday denied any knowledge of an illegal financing scheme within his conservative People's Party (PP) as he became the first sitting prime minister in Spain to give evidence in a trial, prompting calls for his resignation. | Video

Jul 27 2017

Catalonia public workers torn over independence referendum dilemma

(This July 26 story was refiled to fix garble in first paragraph)

Jun 13 2017

Spanish parliament debates no-confidence motion against PM Rajoy

MADRID Spain's parliament on Tuesday began to debate a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy after corruption scandals linked to his ruling People's Party. | Video

Jun 09 2017

Spain's Podemos leader rules out Portuguese-style leftist alliance

MADRID The leader of Spain's second-largest opposition party, Podemos, ruled out acting as a junior partner in an alliance with other left-wing forces, potentially improving conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's chances of serving a full term.

May 19 2017

Spain's Podemos files motion of no confidence against PM Rajoy

MADRID Spanish anti-austerity party Podemos filed a motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Friday, citing a slew of corruption scandals that have shaken the ruling People's Party (PP) over the last few years. | Video

May 11 2017

Spanish parliament urges government to exhume Franco's remains

MADRID Spain's opposition parties voted on Thursday to move the remains of fascist dictator Francisco Franco out of a state-funded mausoleum, in a non-binding parliamentary motion the government is likely to resist.

Mar 26 2017

Spanish Socialist heavyweight Diaz to run in divisive primaries

MADRID An influential regional leader in Spain's Socialist party, Susana Diaz, threw her hat in the ring on Sunday to lead the center-left force before a primary that could hold the key for the country's political stability.

Mar 16 2017

Spanish opposition blocks dockers reform in blow to government

MADRID Spanish opposition parties voted down a government decree aimed at reforming restrictive labor practices at the country's ports, marking a setback for Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy as he tries to find allies in a fractured parliament.

Feb 12 2017

Spain's anti-austerity Podemos seeks to stamp out divisions

MADRID Spain's anti-austerity Podemos party sought on Sunday to draw a line under a recent internal conflict that has marred its image following its meteoric rise, as supporters voted to back leader Pablo Iglesias and stick to the movement's leftist roots.

Oct 30 2016

Rajoy gewinnt Vertrauensabstimmung in Spaniens Parlament

Madrid Nach zwei Wahlen und monatelangem Streit hat Spanien eine neue Regierung.


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