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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

Sep 22 2017

St. Louis sued for misconduct toward protesters of white officer's acquittal

A civil liberties group sued the city of St. Louis on Friday, alleging police misconduct against demonstrators protesting the acquittal of a white former officer in the killing of a black man.

Sep 20 2017

Michigan sued for rejecting same-sex foster care, adoptions

The American Civil Liberties Union sued Michigan's health and children's services agencies in federal court on Wednesday, saying the state's foster care and adoption system discriminates against same-sex couples on religious grounds.

Sep 15 2017

U.S. judge sides against Trump in fight over 'sanctuary cities'

CHICAGO A federal judge on Friday barred the U.S. Justice Department from denying public-safety grants to so-called sanctuary cities in retaliation for limiting cooperation with the Trump administration's crackdown on illegal immigration. | Video

Sep 01 2017

Environmentalists oppose Illinois' approval of fracking permit

CHICAGO Environmental activists on Friday said the state of Illinois' approval of its first permit to allow a specific kind of oil and gas fracking would increase the risk of harm to the environment and residents' health.

Aug 30 2017

Chicago suppliers stockpile fuel as Harvey shuts pipelines

CHICAGO Chicago fuel distributor Olson Service Company snapped up gasoline this week to pre-empt a potential supply crunch in the third-most populous U.S. city as fuel supplies dry up from Texas because of Tropical Storm Harvey.

Aug 17 2017

Wisconsin bill giving $3 billion incentives to Foxconn advances

Wisconsin's Republican-controlled state Assembly voted 59-30 on Thursday to approve a bill that paves the way for a $3 billion incentives package for a proposed liquid-crystal display plant by Taiwan's Foxconn.

Aug 17 2017

Wisconsin lawmakers debate billions in incentives for Foxconn plant

Aug 17 The Wisconsin State Assembly on Thursday will consider a $3 billion incentive package for a proposed liquid-crystal display factory by Taiwan's Foxconn, the first vote on the deal by a chamber of the state's Republican-controlled legislature.

Aug 07 2017

IBM to appeal judge's order to pay $78 million to Indiana

International Business Machines Corp said on Monday it will appeal an Indiana judge's ruling that calls for the technology company to pay more than $78 million in damages to the state for failing to modernize the government's welfare system.

Aug 05 2017

Professor, Oxford employee arrested in California over Illinois stabbing

CHICAGO Police in California arrested on Friday a Northwestern University professor from Illinois and an employee of Britain's Oxford University, who were both sought in connection with a fatal stabbing in Chicago last week, authorities said.

Aug 02 2017

Temperature records fall in sweltering Northwest

Residents of the U.S. Pacific Northwest were enduring sweltering heat on Wednesday as temperatures smashed records and hit triple digits in a region better known for rain and mild weather.

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