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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 22 2017

Who might move next? The Bank of England's rate-setters in focus

LONDON Bank of England policymakers are increasingly split over the need to raise interest rates for the first time in a decade.

Jun 21 2017

Haldane blows open Bank of England rate debate

LONDON The Bank of England moved closer to ending its decade-long emergency support for Britain's economy on Wednesday when its chief economist, Andy Haldane, said he was likely to vote for an interest rate hike this year.

Jun 20 2017

Hammond says challenge to avoid 'cliff-edge' Brexit

LONDON British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Tuesday the world's fifth-biggest economy faced tough times as it tries to avoid a damaging "cliff-edge" departure from the European Union. | Video

Jun 20 2017

UK's Hammond says challenge to avoid 'cliff-edge' Brexit

LONDON British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Tuesday the world's fifth-biggest economy faced tough times as it tries to avoid a damaging "cliff-edge" departure from the European Union. | Video

Jun 19 2017

Brexit risks to UK economy in focus as Hammond, Carney speak

LONDON The two men in charge of Britain's economy are expected to spell out on Tuesday how they plan to prevent a further hit to its already weakened growth prospects following the launch of the country's historic Brexit talks.

Jun 19 2017

Trade-focused academic Tenreyro picked as Bank of England policymaker

LONDON Britain named Silvana Tenreyro, a trade-focused London School of Economics academic, as a Bank of England rate-setter on Monday at a critical time for the economy as Brexit talks begin.

Jun 19 2017

Return of the undertaker: Britain's finance minister fights back

LONDON Sidelined for months by his boss Theresa May, Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond has returned to the political frontline, criticizing the prime minister over her recent election campaign and calling for pragmatism in Brexit talks that begin on Monday.

Jun 15 2017

UK's Hammond, saved from purge, set to renew Brexit push

LONDON British finance minister Philip Hammond has the chance on Thursday to revive his calls for a more business-friendly exit from the EU in a debate blown wide open again by an election that has undermined Prime Minister Theresa May's authority.

Jun 14 2017

UK's Hammond, saved from purge, set to renew Brexit push

LONDON British finance minister Philip Hammond has the chance on Thursday to assert his vision for a more business-friendly exit from the EU in a debate blown wide open again by an election that has undermined Prime Minister Theresa May's authority.

Jun 14 2017

UK workers suffer spending power hit, raising pressure on May

LONDON British workers are suffering from an increasingly tight squeeze in their spending power, data showed on Wednesday, adding to concerns about a slowdown in the world's fifth-biggest economy and to the challenges for a weakened Prime Minister Theresa May. | Video

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