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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

Apr 27 2017

Manufacturers, Wall Street getting Trump's ear in first 100 days

WASHINGTON Manufacturers and Wall Street have led the quest for business access to President Donald Trump in his first 100 days in office, with media companies and Silicon Valley seldom entering the presidential bubble, a Reuters review found.

Apr 20 2017

Trump administration, world financial officials clash over trade

WASHINGTON The Trump administration had a simple but stark message for world financial leaders who gathered in Washington on Thursday amid worries about rising U.S. protectionism: fair trade means tit-for-tat tariffs. | Video

Apr 04 2017

Fed's Lacker leaves central bank over leak of market-sensitive news

WASHINGTON Richmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker abruptly left the U.S. central bank on Tuesday after admitting that a conversation he had with a Wall Street analyst in 2012 may have disclosed confidential information about Fed policy options.

Apr 04 2017

Fed's Lacker leaves U.S. central bank over leak of market sensitive news

WASHINGTON Richmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker abruptly left the U.S. central bank on Tuesday after admitting a conversation he had with a Wall Street analyst in 2012 may have disclosed confidential information about Fed policy options.

Mar 22 2017

U.S. farm heartland lobbies to steer Trump away from Mexico trade war

GARNER, Iowa/MEXICO CITY Farmers in the U.S. agricultural heartland that helped elect Donald Trump are now pushing his administration to avoid a trade dispute with Mexico, fearing retaliatory tariffs that could hit over $3 billion in U.S. exports. | Video

Mar 22 2017

U.S. farm heartland lobbies to steer Trump away from Mexico trade war

GARNER, Iowa/MEXICO CITY Farmers in the U.S. agricultural heartland that helped elect Donald Trump are now pushing his administration to avoid a trade dispute with Mexico, fearing retaliatory tariffs that could hit over $3 billion in U.S. exports. | Video

Mar 16 2017

Fed raises rates as job gains, firming inflation stoke confidence

WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday for the second time in three months, a move spurred by steady economic growth, strong job gains and confidence that inflation is rising to the central bank's target. | Video

Feb 22 2017

Federal Reserve minutes point to rate hike 'fairly soon'

WASHINGTON Many Federal Reserve policymakers said it may be appropriate to raise interest rates again "fairly soon" should jobs and inflation data come in line with expectations, according to the minutes of the Fed's last policy meeting released on Wednesday.

Feb 22 2017

Many Fed policymakers said rate hike may come 'fairly soon'- minutes

WASHINGTON, Feb 22 Many Federal Reserve policymakers said it may be appropriate to raise interest rates again "fairly soon" should jobs and inflation data come in line with expectations, according to the minutes of the Fed's last policy meeting released on Wednesday.

Feb 15 2017

U.S. lawmakers grill Yellen on interest rates, regulatory policy

WASHINGTON Republican lawmakers on Wednesday criticized Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's stewardship of the U.S. economy and urged her to halt work on financial regulation until President Donald Trump names new policymakers to the central bank.

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