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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 24 2018

Ex-New York town official found not guilty in bribery case

NEW YORK A former town official in New York's Nassau County was found not guilty on Thursday of taking bribes from a restaurateur, as jurors continued to weigh the fate of the county's former top elected executive charged in the same case.

May 23 2018

Trump's blocking of critics on Twitter violates Constitution: U.S. judge

NEW YORK A U.S. judge in New York on Wednesday ruled that President Donald Trump may not legally block Twitter users from his account on the social media platform based on their political views. | Video

May 23 2018

Hearing delayed in Trump lawyer Michael Cohen's New York court case

NEW YORK A New York federal judge has postponed to next week a hearing in the case brought by President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen to limit prosecutors' review of documents seized from his home and office.

May 22 2018

Ex-Valeant, Philidor executives convicted of kickback scheme

NEW YORK A former Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc executive and the former chief of mail order pharmacy Philidor Rx Services were found guilty on Tuesday of defrauding Valeant through a multimillion-dollar kickback scheme.

May 22 2018

Lawsuit against Express Scripts over Anthem ties dismissed

NEW YORK A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit brought against Express Scripts Holding Co by shareholders who accused the pharmacy benefits manager of inflating its share price by hiding its deteriorating relationship with its largest customer, Anthem Inc .

May 18 2018

Michael Cohen seeks to keep Stormy Daniels' lawyer out of N.Y. case

NEW YORK Michael Cohen, a longtime personal lawyer of U.S. President Donald Trump, on Friday asked a judge to bar adult film star Stormy Daniels' lawyer from intervening in Cohen's legal attempt to limit prosecutors' review of documents seized from his home and office.

May 18 2018

N.Y. developer pleads guilty ahead of 'Buffalo Billion' corruption trial

NEW YORK A former executive at an upstate New York developer pleaded guilty and agreed to cooperate with federal prosecutors in a corruption case against a former state university official and others over a $1 billion government project.

May 17 2018

Turkish banker gets 32 months prison in U.S. case over Iran sanctions

NEW YORK A U.S. judge sentenced Mehmet Hakan Atilla, a banker at Turkey's state-controlled Halkbank , to 32 months in prison on Wednesday after he was convicted earlier this year of taking part in a scheme to help Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

May 16 2018

Turkish banker gets 32 months prison in U.S. case over Iran sanctions

NEW YORK, May 16 A U.S. judge sentenced Mehmet Hakan Atilla, a Turkish banker at Turkey's state-controlled Halkbank, to 32 months in prison on Wednesday after he was found guilty of taking part in a scheme to help Iran evade U.S. sanctions.

May 15 2018

Former Aegerion sales rep charged with defrauding U.S. insurers

NEW YORK, May 15 A former Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc sales representative was arrested Tuesday on charges that he defrauded insurance companies into paying for the company's expensive cholesterol drug.

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