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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

May 05 2016

Florida Supreme Court weighs unconstitutional death sentences

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday weighed the fate of a death row inmate sentenced under a scheme the U.S. Supreme Court declared unconstitutional this year, in a case that could affect nearly 400 other state inmates awaiting execution.

May 05 2016

Florida Supreme Court weighs unconstitutional death sentences

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday weighed the fate of a death row inmate sentenced under a scheme the U.S. Supreme Court declared unconstitutional this year, in a case that could affect nearly 400 other state inmates awaiting execution.

Mar 25 2016

Florida governor signs law ending funding to clinics providing abortions

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Florida Governor Rick Scott on Friday signed a law that cuts off state funding for preventive health services to clinics providing abortion and imposes abortion restrictions already being tested before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mar 09 2016

Florida lawmakers: Couples can move in without saying 'I do'

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Florida lawmakers on Wednesday gave the thumbs-up to living together without being married, sending to the governor a bill repealing the state's Reconstruction-era ban on cohabitation by unmarried couples.

Mar 09 2016

Florida lawmakers: Couples can move in without saying 'I do'

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Florida lawmakers on Wednesday gave the thumbs-up to living together without being married, sending to the governor a bill repealing the state's Reconstruction-era ban on cohabitation by unmarried couples.

Mar 09 2016

Florida legislature approves controversial abortion restrictions

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Florida legislators on Wednesday approved abortion restrictions that include requirements for physicians similar to a Texas law currently under review by the Supreme Court and prohibited state funding for routine care at abortion clinics.

Jan 07 2016

Florida killer put to death in first U.S. execution of year

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. A former carnival worker convicted of killing three women in Florida was executed on Thursday after multiple overturned convictions and retrials, the first U.S. execution of 2016.

Jan 07 2016

Florida woman died after hospital thought she was faking: lawyers

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. A Florida woman who collapsed and later died after being arrested for refusing to leave a rural hospital emergency room may have lived if medical staff and police had not assumed she was faking illness, her lawyers said on Wednesday. | Video

Jan 06 2016

Florida woman died after hospital thought she was faking: lawyers

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. A Florida woman who collapsed and later died after being arrested for refusing to leave a rural hospital emergency room may have lived if medical staff and police had not assumed she was faking illness, her lawyers said on Wednesday.

Dec 02 2015

Florida Supreme Court approves overhaul of congressional maps

TAMPA/TALLAHASSEE, Fla. The Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday approved a plan to overhaul state congressional boundaries that a judge had declared unconstitutionally gerrymandered, a move that jeopardizes several incumbents in the 2016 election.

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