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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

Sep 23 2015

Trump vs. Fox News: Who fired whom first?

Another day, another Donald Trump salvo: In this Wednesday installment, the real estate mogul announced a boycott of Fox News, moments after the network canceled his upcoming appearance.

Sep 22 2015

Trump finds novel way to fight negative ads – through the courts

It's hard to imagine a U.S. presidential race without the all-too-common negative ads, with their deep-voiced and damning accusations. And it's hard to imagine Donald Trump not having something to say to anyone accusing him of anything.

Sep 17 2015

Mom, wife, nobody, foreigners: Republican candidates choose women for $10 bill

In one of the odder moments during the second Republican debate, the 11 candidates on the main stage were asked to pick a woman to put on the $10 bill.

Sep 14 2015

Pro-Fiorina ad: Yes, please, do look at this face!

Donald Trump is still living down his derisive comments about the looks of rival Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina. And her Super PAC saw an opportunity.

Sep 11 2015

Stabbing suspect fatally shot at Washington's Union Station: police

WASHINGTON A security guard at Washington's Union Station on Friday fatally shot a man who had allegedly stabbed a woman in what police believe was an incident of domestic violence.

Sep 10 2015

House Speaker Boehner says goal is to stop sale of 'baby parts'

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday the goal in negotiations over funding for Planned Parenthood was to avoid a government shutdown on Oct. 1 and also to stop the sale of "baby parts."

Sep 10 2015

Software guru McAfee seeks White House as Cyber Party candidate

WASHINGTON He does not like Washington, does not plan to travel the country kissing babies or shaking hands and does not want to debate anybody because that is "nonsense," but John McAfee says he is running for president.

Sep 09 2015

The 2016 election has everything: a Bush, a Clinton, Trump’s hair… and a millionaire ex-fugitive software guru?

If you think this election cycle has already gone off-kilter with some pretty wild-card candidates, how about a millionaire tech guy with a knack for profanity-laced videos and gun-toting photos who had been deported from Guatemala after being detained there for illegally entering the country as he sought to evade Belize authorities looking to question him in connection with the murder of his neighbor.

Sep 08 2015

It’s 17 to 5, but Democratic race is more competitive than Republican

Republicans have three times the official nominees, but thanks to Trump's solidifying lead, the Democrats' competition to become the party's nominee for the 2016 presidential election is, for now, far more competitive.

Sep 08 2015

Scripting an unscripted Clinton for TV spurt

Hillary Clinton's 2009 "reset button" experience with Russia was short-lived. Now, she's looking to reset her presidential campaign -- and her team can only hope that this time, the recharge will last.


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