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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

Aug 18 2017

Far-right protests leave U.S. cities scrambling to balance safety, free speech

WASHINGTON Cities across the United States are seeking ways to head off the kind of violence seen in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend when white nationalists and neo-Nazis clashed with counter-protesters over the planned removal of a Civil War-era statue.

Aug 18 2017

Far-right protests leave U.S. cities scrambling to balance safety, free speech

WASHINGTON Cities across the United States are seeking ways to head off the kind of violence seen in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend when white nationalists and neo-Nazis clashed with counter-protesters over the planned removal of a Civil War-era statue.

Aug 09 2017

Republican, Democratic senators seek answers in Wells auto scandal

WASHINGTON A group of U.S. senators from both parties on Wednesday turned up the heat on Wells Fargo Inc. over its latest scandal, in which hundreds of thousands of car-loan borrowers were charged each month without their knowledge for collision insurance, which many of them did not need.

Aug 04 2017

Wells auto borrowers want bank compelled to help repair credit reports

WASHINGTON Borrowers unwittingly charged for auto insurance when they took out car loans from Wells Fargo & Co asked a U.S. court on Friday to force the bank to help them repair their credit scores.

Aug 04 2017

Wells auto borrowers want bank compelled to help repair credit reports

WASHINGTON Borrowers unwittingly charged for auto insurance when they took out car loans from Wells Fargo & Co asked a U.S. court on Friday to force the bank to help them repair their credit scores.

Aug 04 2017

Republican senator looking into Wells Fargo insurance scandal

By Lisa Lambert Republican Senator Jerry Moran said on Thursday he is seeking additional information on recent revelations that Wells Fargo & Co enrolled unknowing borrowers in costly auto insurance, putting more pressure on the bank whose reputation is already marred by previous sales practices.

Aug 03 2017

Republican U.S. senator looking into Wells Fargo insurance scandal

WASHINGTON Republican Senator Jerry Moran said on Thursday he is seeking additional information on recent revelations that Wells Fargo & Co enrolled unknowing borrowers in costly auto insurance, putting more pressure on the bank whose reputation is already marred by previous sales practices.

Aug 02 2017

U.S. court puts MetLife 'too big to fail' case on indefinite pause

WASHINGTON Any legal decision on whether the largest U.S. life insurer MetLife Inc should be labeled "too big to fail" will probably come after the Trump administration defines its stance on the designation.

Aug 02 2017

U.S. orders JPMorgan Chase to pay $4.6 million over checking account reports

WASHINGTON The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said on Wednesday it had ordered JPMorgan Chase & Co to pay $4.6 million for allegedly failing to make sure it reported accurate information for checking account screening reports.

Aug 02 2017

Payouts, not capital requirements, to blame for fewer bank loans: FDIC vice chairman

WASHINGTON Big banks say tight U.S. financial regulation forces them to sit on capital and not put money to work by making loans, but in truth they choose to distribute all of their earnings to investors instead of lending them, a long-time regulator said in a letter to two powerful senators released on Wednesday.

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