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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 21 2017

Sempra Energy to buy Oncor for $9.45 billion in blow to Berkshire

Utility Sempra Energy said on Monday that it would buy Oncor for $9.45 billion in cash after majority owner Energy Future Holdings Corp abandoned a deal to sell the power transmission company to Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. | Video

Aug 16 2017

Carmakers win brief reprieve from lawsuits over faulty Takata air bags

Automakers on Wednesday won a temporary reprieve from lawsuits filed by victims of defective air bags made by bankrupt Takata Corp that led to the largest-ever auto safety recall and at least 18 deaths.

Aug 09 2017

In tough retail landscape, Payless emerges as rare bankruptcy survivor

CHICAGO Payless ShoeSource is set to emerge from bankruptcy as soon as Wednesday, one of the largest retail chains to do so, and is banking on a strategy focused primarily on bricks-and-mortar sales at a time when e-commerce is casting an ever-growing footprint on retail sales.

Aug 09 2017

In tough retail landscape, Payless emerges as rare bankruptcy survivor

CHICAGO Payless ShoeSource is set to emerge from bankruptcy as soon as Wednesday, one of the largest retail chains to do so, and is banking on a strategy focused primarily on bricks-and-mortar sales at a time when e-commerce is casting an ever-growing footprint on retail sales.

Aug 01 2017

The energy patch: where rights offerings are "sexy" again

WILMINGTON, Del./CHICAGO Energy businesses that are trying to exit bankruptcy are finding a saviour in some of their own creditors, which have been scooping up newly issued stock from the companies at hefty discounts.

Aug 01 2017

The energy patch: where rights offerings are 'sexy' again

WILMINGTON, Del./CHICAGO Energy businesses that are trying to exit bankruptcy are finding a savior in some of their own creditors, which have been scooping up newly issued stock from the companies at hefty discounts.

Jul 21 2017

Quality Care warns of receivership for big U.S. nursing home chain

CHICAGO U.S. healthcare landlord Quality Care Properties Inc said on Friday that it can seek receivership for the country's second-largest nursing home chain, HCR ManorCare, after it failed to make a $79.6 million payment for current and past rent.

Jun 20 2017

Exclusive: Payless settles creditor dispute over dividends - sources

Payless ShoeSource Inc settled a dispute with its creditors on Tuesday, after creditors alleged that the company's private equity owners inappropriately siphoned off $400 million before the U.S. retailer's bankruptcy, people familiar with the matter said.

Jun 12 2017

Puerto Rico governor vows statehood push after referendum win

NEW YORK/SAN JUAN Puerto Rico's governor on Monday said the island's vote in favor of becoming a U.S. state, despite low voter turnout and widespread boycotts, was "a fair and open" process that U.S. Congress should act upon.

Jun 12 2017

Puerto Rico governor vows statehood push after referendum win

NEW YORK/SAN JUAN Puerto Rico's governor on Monday said the island's vote in favor of becoming a U.S. state, despite low voter turnout and widespread boycotts, was "a fair and open" process that U.S. Congress should act upon.

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