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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 07 2017

Poland's PGNiG in talks on short- to mid-term LNG contracts

WARSAW Polish gas firm PGNiG expects to sign short and mid term contracts for liquefied natural gas by mid 2018 to take advantage of an expected supply glut, Vice-president Maciej Wozniak has told Reuters.

Aug 03 2017

Activists accuse Poland of logging in ancient forest despite EU order

WARSAW Environmental activists accused Poland on Thursday of ignoring an order from the EU's top court to stop large-scale logging in one of Europe's last ancient forests - an allegation dismissed by Warsaw.

Aug 02 2017

Logging in ancient forest would affect rule-of-law process against Poland: EU

BRUSSELS Logging in Poland's Bialowieza primeval forest would add to arguments against Warsaw in the European Union's investigation on whether Poland is observing the rule of law, the European Commission said on Wednesday.

Jul 31 2017

Poland vows to keep logging ancient forest despite EU court ruling

WARSAW Poland said on Monday it would press on with logging the country's primeval Bialowieza forest in defiance of an injunction by the European Union's top court, saying it needed to cut down trees to defeat insect pests. | Video

Jul 28 2017

EU court orders Poland to stop logging primeval forest now

BRUSSELS/WARSAW The European Union's top court ordered Poland on Friday to immediately halt large-scale logging in an ancient protected forest, one of many cases that has pitted the nationalist, eurosceptic government in Warsaw against the bloc.

Jul 25 2017

Polish president's vetoes unsettle ruling coalition

WARSAW Polish President Andrzej Duda ratified one of three judicial reform bills on Tuesday, but his veto of two others dealt a blow to the conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party and threatened to sow divisions in the coalition it heads.

Jul 24 2017

Polish president halts justice reforms after days of protests

WARSAW Polish President Andrzej Duda unexpectedly announced on Monday he would veto two of three judicial reform bills passed by parliament that have triggered nationwide protests and raised EU and U.S. concerns about a politicization of the courts. | Video

Jul 21 2017

Polish senate set to back judicial overhaul, defying protesters and EU

WARSAW, July 21 Poland's senate was expected to back new powers letting politicians appoint supreme court judges, defying protesters massed in the streets overnight against what they see as a move towards authoritarian rule.

Jul 13 2017

EU asks court to force Poland to suspend logging in ancient forest

BRUSSELS/WARSAW The European Commission is seeking a court order to force Poland to stop felling trees in a protected ancient forest, it said on Thursday, escalating one of several disputes with Warsaw's eurosceptic government.

May 31 2017

Enterprise Investors mulls selling Polish housebuilder Danwood - sources

WARSAW, May 31 Private equity fund Enterprise Investors may sell Polish energy-efficient housebuilder Danwood, three sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

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