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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

Jul 16 2015

The knock at your door may be a trafficking victim, Polaris says

WASHINGTON, July 16(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Traveling sales crews hawking magazines and coupons door to door are a major form of labour trafficking in the United States, according to a report from the anti-slavery group Polaris.

Jul 15 2015

World leaders strike development finance deal, focus on taxes

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rich and poor countries agreed on Thursday to overhaul global finance for development, unlocking money for an ambitious agenda to end extreme poverty, protect the environment and improve economic opportunity by 2030.

Jul 15 2015

Delay in U.S. extractives rules aids corruption: Oxfam America

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Five years after the United States required oil, gas and mining companies to disclose how much they pay governments, U.S. reporting rules have yet to take effect robbing citizens in poor countries of critical data for combating corruption, Oxfam America said on Wednesday.

Jul 15 2015

Delay in US extractives rules aids corruption - Oxfam America

WASHINGTON, July 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Five years after the United States required oil, gas and mining companies to disclose how much they pay governments, U.S. reporting rules have yet to take effect robbing citizens in poor countries of critical data for combatting corruption, Oxfam America said on Wednesday.

Jul 14 2015

Disaster debris can become building blocks for a new life

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Amsterdam a mobile factory, the size of two shipping containers, ingests rubble at one end, liquefies it into cement and spurts out Lego-shaped building blocks.

Jul 14 2015

Disaster debris can become building blocks for a new life

WASHINGTON, July 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Amsterdam a mobile factory, the size of two shipping containers, ingests rubble at one end, liquifies it into cement and spurts out Lego-shaped building blocks.

Jul 14 2015

New U.N. goals lack focus, global health experts warn

(This June 24 story corrects source's name to Christopher Murray in paragraph 8.)

Jul 10 2015

Sexually abused girls face pipeline to prison in U.S. - report

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - What landed Mia Paz in jail was the sexual abuse she had suffered as a child.

Jul 10 2015

Sexually abused girls face pipeline to prison in U.S. - report

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - What landed Mia Paz in jail was the sexual abuse she had suffered as a child.

Jul 10 2015

Sexually abused girls face pipeline to prison in U.S.: report

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - What landed Mia Paz in jail was the sexual abuse she had suffered as a child.

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