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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

4:38pm EDT

Ukraine readies new Supreme Court as judicial reforms take hold -justice minister

NEW YORK Ukraine could have a new Supreme Court installed by next month as part of a judicial reform process aimed at rooting out corruption, Ukraine's Justice Minister Pavlo Petrenko said on Tuesday.

3:24pm EDT

New York City agency approves $9.4 million in tax breaks for Aetna

NEW YORK New York City's industrial development agency on Tuesday approved a $9.4 million tax-break package for Aetna Inc, as the third-largest U.S. health insurer moves its corporate headquarters to Manhattan from Connecticut.

Sep 15 2017

Michigan among U.S. states likely hurt by potential NAFTA changes: Fitch

NEW YORK Michigan is likely to be the state most hurt by changes to the NAFTA trade agreement, according to a Fitch Ratings report released on Wednesday, as U.S. President Donald Trump renewed threats to scrap the deal.

Sep 12 2017

U.S. cities' revenue growth expected to contract in 2017: report

NEW YORK U.S. cities' revenue growth in fiscal 2017 is projected to contract for a second consecutive year, the first time this has happened since the recession, according to a report released on Tuesday by the National League of Cities.

Sep 07 2017

Colorado plans to submit formal bid for Amazon second headquarters

NEW YORK Colorado plans to submit a formal bid on behalf of the Denver metropolitan area for Amazon.com Inc to open its second headquarters, a state official told Reuters on Thursday.

Sep 07 2017

Dudley stands by Fed rate hikes, still sees U.S. inflation rebound

NEW YORK The Federal Reserve should continue gradually raising U.S. interest rates given low inflation should rebound, an influential Fed policymaker said in a Thursday speech that sounded slightly less confident than his previous hawkish comments in the face of weak price readings.

Sep 06 2017

Oklahoma governor plans special session to fix budget shortfall

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin plans to call a special legislative session to fill a budget shortfall of $215 million tied to cigarette sales, according to a statement issued by her office on Wednesday.

Sep 06 2017

Oklahoma governor plans special session to fix budget shortfall

Sept 6 Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin plans to call a special legislative session to fill a budget shortfall of $215 million tied to cigarette sales, according to a statement issued by her office on Wednesday.

Sep 05 2017

Fed policymakers signal caution on inflation, rate hikes

NEW YORK The Federal Reserve is getting more dovish in the face of weak inflation data, reducing the likelihood of a third rate hike this year, which traders already see as very unlikely.

Sep 05 2017

Brainard's warning signals Fed cautious on inflation

NEW YORK The Federal Reserve should delay raising U.S. interest rates until it is confident inflation that is now "well short" of target will rebound, an influential policymaker said on Tuesday in the clearest signal yet the Fed is getting more dovish in the face of weak data.

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