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.
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UGG bootmaker Deckers Outdoor Corp is suing Wal-Mart Stores and the Milwaukee-based manufacturer of Muk Luks boots, alleging that they are misleading the public and unfairly capitalizing on UGG’s popularity by offering boots that copy key design elements of its popular Bailey Button model.
Syngenta Seeds has reached a $550,000 settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over allegations that workers at Syngenta’s former research farm on Kauai, Hawaii were twice sent into fields that had recently been treated with dangerous pesticides, the EPA announced on Monday.
California’s wage and hour laws apply to oil-drilling platforms fixed to the Outer Continental Shelf a few miles off the state’s coastline, a federal appeals court held on Monday.
A federal judge in Missouri on Wednesday tossed claims by 92 of the 95 plaintiffs in an Essure product liability case against Bayer Corp and its subsidiaries, rejecting an attempt by out-of-state plaintiffs to distinguish their case from Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court, a 2017 U.S. Supreme Court decision that tightened the rules on jurisdiction.
GlaxoSmithKline says a federal judge in Chicago never should have allowed a jury to consider a widow’s claim that the London-based drugmaker was to blame for the death of her husband, an attorney who committed suicide after taking a generic version of the antidepressant Paxil.
A federal appeals court on Wednesday tossed a challenge to California’s law criminalizing prostitution, saying that there is no constitutional right to exchange sex for money or to engage in illegal employment.
The U.S. Treasury Department must offer more than vague and unsupported estimates about the costs of redesigning paper currency to add tactile features for visually-impaired people, in order to justify a many-year delay in the launch of the new bills, a federal appeals court held on Tuesday.
By Barbara Grzincic Opponents of fluoridated drinking water can proceed with a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the Toxic Substances Control Act, a federal judge in San Francisco ruled on Thursday.
The Federal Transit Administration does not have to prepare a supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Maryland’s Purple Line light rail project, a federal appeals court held on Tuesday, reversing a May ruling by a judge in Washington, D.C.
Federally regulated mines can be investigated and fined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for safety violations involving non-mining operations, a federal appeals court held on Monday.