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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

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Illinois attorney general sues Trump Tower for river violations

CHICAGO Illinois' attorney general announced a lawsuit on Tuesday against Trump Tower in Chicago, alleging the violation of environmental laws and a threat to fish in the Chicago River.

Jul 18 2018

U.S. crude oil output hits 11 million barrels per day for first time ever

U.S. crude oil production last week hit 11 million barrels per day (bpd) for the first time in the nation's history, the Energy Department said on Wednesday, as the ongoing boom in shale production continues to drive output.

Jul 10 2018

Oil rises on supply disruptions, large U.S. crude stock drawdown

NEW YORK Oil rose on Tuesday, supported by a larger-than expected U.S. stock draw and supply concerns in Norway and Libya, though gains were tempered by the United States' indication that it would consider requests for waivers from Iranian oil sanctions.

Jul 09 2018

Oil prices gain on supply concerns in Iran, Libya, Canada

NEW YORK Oil prices gained on Monday, with U.S. crude ending a choppy session higher on expectations for a Canadian production outage lasting until September, while global benchmark Brent gained on looming sanctions on Iran and falling output in Libya.

Jul 06 2018

Oil mixed as Saudi output rises, equities rebound

NEW YORK Oil was mixed on Friday as a Canadian supply outage supported U.S. crude prices, while an increase in production from OPEC's biggest exporter Saudi Arabia pushed Brent lower.

Jul 05 2018

Oil slips as U.S. crude stockpiles show surprise build

NEW YORK Oil fell on Thursday after U.S. government data showed an unexpected build in crude oil stockpiles.

Jun 26 2018

Oil surges as U.S. pushes allies to halt imports of Iranian crude

NEW YORK Crude futures jumped over 2 percent on Tuesday and U.S. oil topped $70 for the first time in two months as Washington pushed allies to halt imports of Iranian crude, which would constrain global supplies.

Jun 25 2018

Oil drops as market braces for more OPEC crude and Wall Street slips

NEW YORK Oil fell on Monday as investors prepared for an extra 1 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil to hit markets after OPEC agreed to raise production and as U.S. equity markets slipped on trade war fears. | Video

Jun 20 2018

Oil traders ready for musical chairs as China tariffs loom

NEW YORK Oil markets are bracing for a reshuffle of global trade flows as China threatens to impose tit-for-tat tariffs on imports of U.S. energy products, including crude.

Jun 20 2018

Oil traders ready for musical chairs as China tariffs loom

NEW YORK, June 20 Oil markets are bracing for a reshuffle of global trade flows as China threatens to impose tit-for-tat tariffs on imports of U.S. energy products, including crude.

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