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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

May 19 2017

Oklahoma jury that acquitted Tulsa officer says she had non-deadly options

TULSA. Okla. The Oklahoma jury that acquitted a white officer for fatally shooting an unarmed black man believed race was not a factor in the incident and the officer acted according to training but had non-deadly options available, according to court papers released on Friday.

May 19 2017

Oklahoma jury that acquitted Tulsa officer says she had non-deadly options

TULSA. Okla. The Oklahoma jury that acquitted a white officer for fatally shooting an unarmed black man believed race was not a factor in the incident and the officer acted according to training but had non-deadly options available, according to court papers released on Friday.

May 18 2017

Tulsa braces for protests after officer acquitted for killing unarmed man

TULSA, Okla. Police in Tulsa, Oklahoma, were preparing for protests on Thursday after a white officer was acquitted by a jury of killing an unarmed black man in a case that stirred tensions over racial bias in policing.

May 18 2017

White Tulsa police officer acquitted over fatal shooting of unarmed black

TULSA, Okla. An Oklahoma jury on Wednesday found a white Tulsa police officer not guilty of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in a confrontation caught on video last September, stoking a national debate over racial bias in law enforcement. | Video

May 10 2017

Trial starts of Oklahoma officer charged with manslaughter

TULSA, Okla. Prosecutors opened the manslaughter trial on Wednesday of a white Tulsa police officer by recounting the events of a day when she shot an unarmed black motorist, seeking a conviction in a case that fanned concerns of possible racial bias in U.S. policing.

May 08 2017

Jury selection starts for Oklahoma officer charged with manslaughter

TULSA, Okla. Jury selection started on Monday for the first-degree manslaughter trial of a white Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man whose car had broken down.

Mar 23 2017

Oklahoma tribe approves gay marriage as Native American groups debate issue

PAWHUSKA, Okla. A Native American tribe in Oklahoma has voted to allow same-sex marriage, joining a small group of prominent tribes changing their law in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark 2015 decision making the practice legal in all states.

Mar 22 2017

Oklahoma tribe approves gay marriage as Native American groups debate issue

PAWHUSKA, Okla. A Native American tribe in Oklahoma has voted to allow same-sex marriage, joining a small group of prominent tribes changing their law in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark 2015 decision making the practice legal in all states.

Oct 11 2016

Unarmed black man killed by Tulsa police had PCP in his system: autopsy

TULSA, Okla. An unarmed black man who was fatally shot by police in Oklahoma last month while he had his hands in the air had a hallucinogenic drug in his system when he was killed, according to an autopsy released on Tuesday.

Sep 23 2016

Tulsa officer booked on manslaughter charge for shooting unarmed man

TULSA, Okla. A white Tulsa, Oklahoma police officer was booked on a first-degree manslaughter charge and released on $50,000 bond on Friday, online jail records showed, after shooting dead an unarmed black man whose car had broken down and blocked a road. | Video

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