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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.

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Merkel presses allies to cut funds for Turkey's EU bid

BRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged her fellow leaders on Thursday to cut European Union funds to Turkey that are linked to Ankara's bid to join the bloc and immediately found backing from Belgium and the Netherlands.

Oct 15 2017

What Austria's election says about Europe's political landscape

BERLIN After a series of setbacks for far-right parties in Europe this year, Austria's anti-immigration Freedom Party (FPO) delivered one of its strongest performances ever in an election on Sunday and could rejoin the government after a 12-year absence.

Oct 15 2017

What Austria's election says about Europe's political landscape

BERLIN After a series of setbacks for far-right parties in Europe this year, Austria's anti-immigration Freedom Party (FPO) delivered one of its strongest performances ever in an election on Sunday and could rejoin the government after a 12-year absence.

Oct 11 2017

Fearing Trump torpedo, Europe scrambles to save Iran deal

BERLIN/PARIS European countries are scrambling to cobble together a package of measures they hope will keep the Iran nuclear deal on track if U.S. President Donald Trump ignores their pleas and decertifies the landmark 2015 agreement this week.

Oct 01 2017

Chastened Merkel faces pressure to embrace Macron on Europe

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel faced pressure at the weekend to embrace ideas by French President Emmanuel Macron in a passionate appeal for closer European cooperation and push back in looming coalition talks against parties critical of them.

Sep 29 2017

Germany's FDP look to fill Schaeuble's big shoes

BERLIN Wolfgang Schaeuble's decision to step aside as German finance minister has given the Free Democratic Party what it has long craved: the chance to shape policy from the most coveted perch in Chancellor Angela Merkel's next coalition government.

Sep 29 2017

Germany's FDP look to fill Schaeuble's big shoes

BERLIN Wolfgang Schaeuble's decision to step aside as German finance minister has given the Free Democratic Party what it has long craved: the chance to shape policy from the most coveted perch in Chancellor Angela Merkel's next coalition government.

Sep 29 2017

Germany's FDP look to fill Schaeuble's big shoes

BERLIN Wolfgang Schaeuble's decision to step aside as German finance minister has given the Free Democratic Party what it has long craved: the chance to shape policy from the most coveted perch in Chancellor Angela Merkel's next coalition government.

Sep 26 2017

The new risk for Europe: an inward-looking Germany

BERLIN In 2008, in a fit of pique over Angela Merkel's cautious response to the global financial crisis, the French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, lashed out at his German counterpart.

Sep 26 2017

Merkel strikes reserved tone ahead of Macron's Europe speech

BERLIN/PARIS German Chancellor Angela Merkel struck a note of caution with respect to French calls for deeper European integration on Monday, a day before French President Emmanuel Macron lays out his plans for ambitious European reforms. | Video

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