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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

Jun 11 2017

Protesters rally against Islamic law in dozens of U.S. cities

HARRISBURG, Pa./SEATTLE Protesters held rallies across the United States on Saturday to denounce sharia law, the Islamic legal and moral code that organizers say poses a threat to American freedoms, but critics believe anti-Muslim hatred is behind the condemnation. | Video

Jun 08 2017

Air Canada plane makes emergency landing without injuries in Seattle

SEATTLE An Air Canada jet made an emergency landing at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Thursday and passengers were safely evacuated, according to an airport spokesman.

Jun 08 2017

Air Canada plane makes emergency landing at Seattle airport

SEATTLE, June 8 An Air Canada jet made an emergency landing at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Thursday and passengers were safely evacuated, according to an airport spokesman.

Jun 07 2017

Hawaii enacts law committing to goals of Paris climate accord

SEATTLE Hawaii has become the first U.S. state to enact legislation to bring its environmental standards in line with the Paris climate accord, officials said on Wednesday, less than a week after President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the global agreement.

Jun 07 2017

Hawaii enacts law committing to goals of Paris climate accord

SEATTLE Hawaii has become the first U.S. state to enact legislation to bring its environmental standards in line with the Paris climate accord, officials said on Wednesday, less than a week after President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the global agreement.

Jun 07 2017

Seattle to become latest U.S. city to tax sugary drinks

(The June 5 story corrects "Administration" to "Association" in name of the American Beverage Association in second paragraph)

Jun 06 2017

Seattle to become latest U.S. city to tax sugary drinks

SEATTLE Seattle's City Council voted on Monday to levy a special tax on sodas and other sugary beverages sold to consumers, becoming the latest of several local government bodies across the country to take such action for the sake of public health.

Jun 05 2017

Colorado high court rules sex offenders can be charged for rape kits

SEATTLE Sex offenders in Colorado can be forced to pay for the medical sexual assault examinations required for their victims, the state's Supreme Court ruled on Monday.

Jun 05 2017

Colorado high court rules sex offenders can be charged for rape kits

SEATTLE Sex offenders in Colorado can be forced to pay for the medical sexual assault examinations required for their victims, the state's Supreme Court ruled on Monday.

Jun 02 2017

Police arrest man after theft from Oregon train stabbing victim

SEATTLE Police in Portland, Oregon, arrested a homeless man on Friday morning for stealing the wedding ring and backpack of Ricky Best, one of two men fatally stabbed to death last week on a commuter train while defending two women.

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