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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

Oct 12 2017

Greece dangles jackpot prize to curb tax dodgers

ATHENS, Oct 12 Greece is dangling the lure of a jackpot prize to coax people into paying their taxes, hoping to curb endemic tax evasion.

Oct 10 2017

Greece passes sex change law opposed by Orthodox Church

ATHENS The Greek parliament passed a law on Tuesday to make it easier for people to change their legally recognized gender, a move that angered the Church but was welcomed as long-overdue by human rights groups.

Oct 09 2017

Greece debates bill on legal gender change, divisions laid bare

ATHENS Greece began debating on Monday a bill allowing people to change their gender identity without medical treatment, a move that was welcomed by human rights groups but exposed political divisions and church opposition.

Oct 09 2017

Greece debates bill on legal gender change, divisions laid bare

ATHENS Greece began debating on Monday a bill allowing people to change their gender identity without medical treatment, a move that was welcomed by human rights groups but exposed political divisions and church opposition.

Oct 06 2017

'We'll be here another 40 years', top tour operator TUI tells Greece

ATHENS Europe's largest holiday operator TUI Group plans to expand in Greece, it said on Friday, signalling confidence in the tourism-dependent country's efforts to emerge from a long economic crisis.

Sep 21 2017

As crisis ebbs, Tsipras promises doubters a 'new' Greece

ATHENS Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has found a precious commodity he hopes can help him and the nation turn a corner after years of crisis and austerity -- time.

Sep 09 2017

Greek PM vows bailout exit in 2018, help for workers, youth

ATHENS Greece will exit successfully its bailout program in 2018 helped by strong growth, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Saturday, vowing to support workers, young Greeks and small businesses as the economy recovers.

Jul 25 2017

Greece on right reform path, but needs to keep 'pedalling': Moscovici

ATHENS Europe's economics commissioner, Pierre Moscovici, said on Tuesday he was confident Greece was "turning a page" from economic crisis and would successfully conclude a bailout program which expires in Aug. 2018.

Jul 24 2017

Greece announces new 5-year bond issue after 3-year market exile

ATHENS In its first attempt to return to the bond market in three years as its debt crisis eases, Greece on Monday invited holders of its 4.75 percent outstanding bonds maturing in 2019 to tender them for cash, along with a plan to offer new five-year paper.

Jul 20 2017

Greece explores market return after three years' exile under lenders' watch

ATHENS Greece said on Thursday it will strive to ensure a seamless access to debt markets when its bailout program ends next year, as speculation grew that its first bond market foray in three years was imminent.

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