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John Shiffman

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

Dec 23 2016

Special Report: How a great-grandmother's body ended up in a U.S. Army blast test

SURPRISE, Arizona Jim Stauffer thought he was doing the right thing.

Aug 26 2016

Exclusive: FBI raids home of ex-College Board official in probe of SAT leak

WASHINGTON Federal agents searched the home of a former employee-turned-outspoken critic of the College Board, the standardized testing giant, as part of an investigation into the breach of hundreds of questions from the SAT college entrance exam.

Aug 26 2016

FBI raids home of ex-College Board official in probe of SAT leak

WASHINGTON Federal agents searched the home of a former employee-turned-outspoken critic of the College Board, the standardized testing giant, as part of an investigation into the breach of hundreds of questions from the SAT college entrance exam.

Jun 27 2016

Exclusive: U.S. charity loophole enabled trading of 1,300 endangered animals

WASHINGTON Last year, after a Minnesota dentist sparked an uproar by killing a popular lion named Cecil while on safari in Zimbabwe, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service placed similar African lions on the endangered species list, making it illegal to import them as trophies to the United States.

Jun 10 2016

Congress eyes $1 billion to aid at-risk families

WASHINGTON Key members of the U.S. Congress said Friday they had reached a compromise to shift more than $1 billion to try to keep struggling families together, including those with babies born dependant on opioids.

May 11 2016

House passes bill to aid children born into opioid dependency

WASHINGTON The House of Representatives on Wednesday unanimously passed legislation to improve safety planning for children who are born dependent on opioid drugs. 

May 11 2016

U.S. House passes bill to aid children born into opioid dependency

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday unanimously passed legislation to improve safety planning for children who are born dependent on opioid drugs.

Apr 16 2016

U.S judge says terrorism convict can't be deported to Pakistan

WASHINGTON A Maryland man believed to be the youngest person ever convicted of U.S. terrorism charges may not be deported to Pakistan because he would likely face torture there by government officials, an American judge has ruled.

Mar 23 2016

U.S. bill targets babies born dependent on opioids

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK A bill that aims to protect babies born to mothers who used heroin or other opioids during pregnancy was introduced on Wednesday in the House as part of the government’s response to a Reuters investigation.

Mar 17 2016

U.S. commission calls for urgent action to protect drug-affected babies

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON Warning that lives are at stake, a federal commission that spent two years examining child abuse and neglect is urging Congress and the White House to strengthen protections for drug-affected newborns.

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