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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

Idaho man gets 28 years in beating death of gay man

SALMON, Idaho An Idaho man who killed a gay man by kicking him up to 30 times with steel-toed boots was sentenced on Wednesday by a federal judge to 28 years in prison, prosecutors said on Thursday.

Apr 13 2017

U.S. government sued over plan to kill cougars and bears in Colorado

Wildlife conservation groups sued the U.S. government on Wednesday seeking to halt a plan to trap and kill as many as 120 mountain lions and black bears in Colorado in a bid to stem declines in populations of mule deer favored by hunters.

Apr 12 2017

U.S. government sued over plan to kill cougars and bears in Colorado

Wildlife conservation groups sued the U.S. government on Wednesday seeking to halt a plan to trap and kill as many as 120 mountain lions and black bears in Colorado in a bid to stem declines in populations of mule deer favored by hunters.

Apr 10 2017

U.S. halts use of 'cyanide bombs' to kill coyotes in Idaho

SALMON, Idaho The U.S. government, acting after a so-called cyanide bomb used to kill coyotes temporarily blinded a 14-year-old boy and killed his dog, halted use of the devices in Idaho on Monday, at least for now.

Apr 04 2017

Groups sue U.S. government after cyanide bombs kill wolf, dogs

Conservation and animal welfare groups sued the U.S. government on Tuesday over its use of so-called cyanide bombs to kill coyotes after the devices were blamed for the deaths of a protected wolf and three pet dogs.

Mar 22 2017

First U.S. bumble bee added to endangered species list

The rusty patched bumble bee became the first wild bee in the continental United States to gain federal protection on Tuesday when it was added to the government's list of endangered and threatened species.

Mar 21 2017

First U.S. bumble bee added to endangered species list

The rusty patched bumble bee became the first wild bee in the continental United States to gain federal protection on Tuesday when it was added to the government's list of endangered and threatened species.

Mar 17 2017

Idaho boy injured, family dog killed by government 'cyanide bomb'

SALMON, Idaho A "cyanide bomb" planted by U.S. predator-control agents targeting coyotes near homes and hiking trails in Idaho exploded when a boy handled the device, injuring him and killing his dog, authorities and relatives said on Friday.

Mar 03 2017

Court rules Wyoming wolves should be stripped of federal protections

Wolves in Wyoming should be stripped of Endangered Species Act protections and management given to the state rather than the U.S. government, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday, a decision that opens the door for hunting of the animals.

Mar 03 2017

Court rules Wyoming wolves should be stripped of federal protections

Wolves in Wyoming should be stripped of Endangered Species Act protections and management given to the state rather than the U.S. government, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday, a decision that opens the door for hunting of the animals.

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