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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 15 2017

Shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls to pay $9.2 million over false claims case

WASHINGTON Defense contractor Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc will pay $9.2 million to settle civil charges that it violated the False Claims Act by overbilling for labor on U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday.

Aug 15 2017

Huntington Ingalls Industries to pay $9.2 mln over false claims case

WASHINGTON, Aug 15 Defense contractor Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc will pay $9.2 million to settle civil charges that it violated the False Claims Act by overbilling for labor on U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday.

Aug 09 2017

FBI raid on ex-Trump aide's home shows Russia probe intensifies

WASHINGTON A raid on the Virginia home of President Donald Trump's former 2016 election campaign manager showed an investigation of possible ties between the campaign and Russia is intensifying and focused on the financial dealings of Trump associates, sources familiar with the probe said.

Aug 09 2017

FBI raid on ex-Trump aide's home shows Russia probe intensifies

WASHINGTON A raid on the Virginia home of President Donald Trump's former 2016 election campaign manager showed an investigation of possible ties between the campaign and Russia is intensifying and focused on the financial dealings of Trump associates, sources familiar with the probe said. | Video

Aug 09 2017

High-speed trading group elevates first female to role as CEO

WASHINGTON Modern Markets Initiative (MMI), a trade group representing several prominent high-frequency trading firms, announced the appointment on Wednesday of Kirsten Wegner as its new chief executive officer.

Aug 07 2017

Justice Dept resumes effort to improve forensic testimony

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department is reviving efforts that first started under the Obama administration to develop uniform standards governing what forensic experts are permitted to say during criminal trials.

Aug 07 2017

Justice Department resumes effort to improve forensic testimony

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department is reviving efforts that first started under the Obama administration to develop uniform standards governing what forensic experts are permitted to say during criminal trials.

Aug 03 2017

U.S. Senate votes to confirm slate of three CFTC commissioners

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate voted on Thursday to confirm two Republicans and one Democrat to serve on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the top U.S derivatives regulator.

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