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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

Sep 22 2017

Flood, fix and flip: Houston housing investors see profit in Harvey's wake

HOUSTON Addressing a real estate conference in flood-ravaged Houston this month, longtime investor Ray Sasser detailed his strategy: buy up to 50 flooded homes at deep discounts, then fix and flip them for a hefty profit.

Sep 21 2017

Puerto Rico judge advises legal issues be put on hold after Maria -source

HOUSTON The devastating blows dealt to Puerto Rico by Hurricanes Irma and Maria are putting the woebegone U.S. territory’s bankruptcy on the backburner, sources said on Thursday.

Sep 21 2017

Puerto Rico judge advises legal issues be put on hold after Maria - source

HOUSTON The devastating blows dealt to Puerto Rico by Hurricanes Irma and Maria are putting the woebegone U.S. territory’s bankruptcy on the backburner, sources said on Thursday.

Aug 30 2017

Government labor strife is latest test for fractured Puerto Rico

NEW YORK, Aug 30Puerto Rico's already frail economy faces a fresh test this week, as the bankrupt U.S. territory's financial overseers try to force a defiant governor to furlough public workers, the single biggest block of employees on the island.

Aug 28 2017

Puerto Rico oversight board asks court to enforce furloughs

NEW YORK Puerto Rico's federal oversight board on Monday sued Governor Ricardo Rossello, saying he has no authority to reject planned employee furloughs and pension cuts the board says are necessary to pull the bankrupt U.S. territory from economic crisis.

Aug 09 2017

Puerto Rico's biggest creditors envision resolving key dispute this year

SAN JUAN U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain, presiding over Puerto Rico's massive bankruptcy, approved an agreement on Wednesday aimed at resolving creditors' competing claims on the U.S. territory's sales tax revenue by year's end.

Aug 09 2017

Puerto Rico's biggest creditors envision resolving key dispute this year

SAN JUAN U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain, presiding over Puerto Rico's massive bankruptcy, approved an agreement between the island's competing creditor classes on Wednesday aimed at moving forward with an effort to resolve claims on sales tax revenue.

Aug 09 2017

Puerto Rico's biggest creditors envision resolving key dispute this year

SAN JUAN, Aug 9 U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain, presiding over Puerto Rico's massive bankruptcy, approved an agreement between the island's competing creditor classes on Wednesday aimed at moving forward with an effort to resolve claims on sales tax revenue.

Jul 28 2017

In Puerto Rico bankruptcy, mutual funds compete with themselves

U.S. mutual funds that held onto Puerto Rican debt as its economy crept toward collapse could get drawn into battles that pit their own investors against each other, as the island navigates the biggest government bankruptcy in U.S. history.

Jul 28 2017

In Puerto Rico bankruptcy, mutual funds compete with themselves

U.S. mutual funds that held onto Puerto Rican debt as its economy crept toward collapse could get drawn into battles that pit their own investors against each other, as the island navigates the biggest government bankruptcy in U.S. history.

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