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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PARIS The French government, seeking to end a rail strike over one of President Emmanuel Macron's flagship reforms, said on Friday it would erase most of the SNCF rail company's debt if plans to make the operator more cost-effective were implemented.
PARIS Workers at France's state-owned SNCF rail company on Wednesday resoundingly rejected President Emmanuel Macron's planned overhaul of the railways in an internal ballot organized by labor unions.
WASHINGTON/PARIS Dismayed European allies sought on Wednesday to salvage the Iran nuclear deal and preserve their Iranian trade after President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the landmark accord and ordered sanctions reimposed on Tehran. | Video
Paris/Beirut Nach dem Ausstieg der USA aus dem Atom-Abkommen wollen die Europäer die Vereinbarung gemeinsam mit dem Iran retten.
PARIS A far-left union bid to turn a protest on Thursday over a shakeup of the state railways into a bigger show of resistance to President Emmanuel Macron appears to have fallen flat, with the labor movement split and fewer people taking part.
PARIS Striking French rail staff halted train services for the seventh day this month on Wednesday in protest over a major shake-up of the state-owned railway company, but President Emmanuel Macron said he would not be cowed into retreat. | Video
PARIS Striking French rail workers disrupted train services for the seventh day this month on Wednesday, spurning government calls to end the industrial action over reforms at the state-owned SNCF railway company.
PARIS France's lower house of parliament on Tuesday approved the biggest railway shake-up since nationalisation with a bill that will abolish the state monopoly, shrugging off fierce union opposition and rolling strikes.
PARIS Emmanuel Macron's prime minister said on Thursday the government would not back down in a shake-up of France's state-owned SNCF railways, prompting accusations of arrogance from unions who said further strikes would go ahead as planned.
PARIS French rail workers launched a series of nationwide strikes on Tuesday, threatening months of transport disruption in the sternest challenge yet to President Emmanuel Macron's efforts to modernize Europe's second biggest economy. | Video