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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

Oct 18 2017

UK lawmakers vent anger at PM May's fragile government over welfare reform

LONDON Lawmakers from Britain's ruling Conservative Party vented their anger on Wednesday against Prime Minister Theresa May's pursuit of welfare reforms, reinforcing doubts about her authority over a party divided by Brexit.

Oct 15 2017

UK finance minister's future questioned by PM May's allies as budget nears

LONDON Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond on Sunday faced mounting questions over his future weeks ahead of a budget announcement, finding himself at the center of an increasingly fraught debate over Britain's departure from the European Union.

Oct 12 2017

UK ask regulator to set price cap to mend 'broken energy market'

LONDON The British government put some flesh on its plans to cap consumer gas and electricity prices for millions of households, ordering the industry regulator on Thursday to come up with curbs that will initially last until 2020.

Oct 11 2017

Speed up Brexit transition talks or deal will be worthless, says UK's Hammond

LONDON Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond said on Wednesday the value of a transitional Brexit deal would decline rapidly if talks to agree it drag into next year, but said it was too soon to spend money on contingency plans.

Oct 11 2017

Speed up Brexit transition talks or deal will be worthless, says UK's Hammond

LONDON British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Wednesday the value of a transitional Brexit deal would decline rapidly if talks to agree it drag into next year, but said it was too soon to spend money on contingency plans.

Oct 10 2017

UK reaffirms commitment to Iran nuclear deal in call with Trump: May's office

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May has reaffirmed Britain's commitment to a 2015 Iran nuclear deal in a telephone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of a key U.S. decision on whether Tehran has stuck to the terms of the pact.

Oct 10 2017

UK reaffirms commitment to Iran nuclear deal in call with Trump - May's office

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May has reaffirmed Britain's commitment to a 2015 Iran nuclear deal in a telephone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of a key U.S. decision on whether Tehran has stuck to the terms of the pact.

Oct 10 2017

UK reaffirms commitment to Iran nuclear deal in call with Trump - May's office

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May has reaffirmed Britain's commitment to a 2015 Iran nuclear deal in a telephone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of a key U.S. decision on whether Tehran has stuck to the terms of the pact.

Oct 10 2017

Pledging to tackle inequality, UK PM May seeks identity beyond Brexit

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May pledged on Tuesday to "hold a mirror up to society" with a study showing sharp racial disparities in Britain, as she looks for a way to demonstrate her leadership is about more than just delivering Brexit.

Oct 05 2017

May orders energy price cap, shares tumble

MANCHESTER, England Prime Minister Theresa May said she would impose a price cap on the energy market to help millions of households struggling with rising prices, hitting shares in the leading providers hard.

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