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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

Nov 21 2017

Second U.S. judge halts Trump ban on transgender troops

A second federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump from banning transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, ruling that the prohibition likely amounted to unconstitutional discrimination.

Nov 21 2017

Second U.S. judge halts Trump's ban on transgender troops

Nov 21 A second federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump from banning transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, ruling that the prohibition likely amounts to unconstitutional discrimination.

Nov 18 2017

Trump adds five conservatives to list of possible Supreme Court picks

WASHINGTON In a move certain to please conservatives, President Donald Trump on Friday added five names to his list of candidates for a prospective U.S. Supreme Court vacancy as he presses ahead with a campaign to move the federal judiciary to the right.

Nov 16 2017

Senate quickens pace of approving Trump judicial picks

WASHINGTON One thing is definitely going right for U.S. President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans who control Congress: they are steadily getting conservatives appointed as judges, advancing their long-held ambition of reshaping the federal judiciary.

Nov 13 2017

Supreme Court to hear Minnesota voter apparel law challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear a conservative group's free speech challenge to a Minnesota law prohibiting voters from wearing T-shirts or other apparel adorned with overtly political messages inside polling stations.

Nov 06 2017

Supreme Court reverses ruling sparing killer who forgot the crime

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday overturned a lower court ruling that an Alabama man convicted of killing a police officer in 1985 was no longer legally eligible to be executed because strokes wiped out his memory of committing the murder.

Nov 06 2017

Supreme Court rejects Samsung appeal of patent loss to Apple

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to step back into the years-long feud over patents between the world's top smartphone makers, declining to hear Samsung's appeal of a lower court ruling that reinstated a jury award of about $120 million in favor of Apple.

Nov 06 2017

U.S. top court rejects Samsung appeal of patent loss to Apple

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to step back into the years-long feud over patents between the world's top smartphone makers, declining to hear Samsung's appeal of a lower court ruling that reinstated a jury award of about $120 million (£91.5 million) in favour of Apple.

Nov 02 2017

Trump's opponents race to the courthouse to thwart him

WASHINGTON When President Donald Trump announced on Oct. 12 he would stop subsidies to health insurers critical to the Obamacare law, the response from Democratic state officials was swift and predictable: a lawsuit by 18 state attorneys general was filed within 24 hours.

Nov 01 2017

Republicans defend Trump court pick rated 'not qualified'

Senate Republicans mounted a concerted defense of one of President Donald Trump's nominees to a federal appeals court on Wednesday, suggesting a nonpartisan lawyers' group rating of Leonard Steven Grasz as "not qualified" for the bench was biased.

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