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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

Jan 22 2014

EU scales down 2030 climate and energy goals

BRUSSELS The European Union scaled back its long-term climate and energy ambitions on Wednesday, proposing less stringent targets than in the past, because of tougher economic conditions and the need to curb rising energy costs.

Jan 22 2014

EU sets out leaner 2030 climate and energy vision

BRUSSELS The European Union set out new climate and energy goals for 2030 on Wednesday, proposing less stringent targets than in the past in a reflection of tougher economic circumstances and a desire to limit rising energy costs.

Dec 18 2013

EU strikes deal on tough new anti-tobacco rules

BRUSSELS European Union diplomats approved new anti-tobacco legislation on Wednesday, including larger health warnings on cigarette packets and the bloc's first rules on electronic cigarettes.

Dec 16 2013

E-cigarette row could block new EU tobacco rules: diplomats

BRUSSELS Disagreement over how to regulate the booming market for electronic cigarettes is holding up a deal on strict new rules governing tobacco products in the European Union, diplomats said on Monday.

Dec 16 2013

E-cigarette row could block new EU tobacco rules -diplomats

BRUSSELS Disagreement over how to regulate the booming market for electronic cigarettes is holding up a deal on strict new rules governing tobacco products in the European Union, diplomats said on Monday.

Dec 16 2013

E-cigarette row could block new EU tobacco rules - diplomats

BRUSSELS Disagreement over how to regulate the booming market for electronic cigarettes is holding up a deal on strict new rules governing tobacco products in the European Union, diplomats said on Monday.

Dec 13 2013

EU court annuls approval of BASF's Amflora GMO potato

BRUSSELS Europe's second-highest court has overturned a decision by the European Commission to allow the cultivation and sale of a genetically modified potato developed by German chemicals group BASF.

Dec 13 2013

EU court annuls approval of BASF's Amflora GMO potato

BRUSSELS Europe's second-highest court on Friday overturned a decision by the European Commission to allow the cultivation and sale of a genetically modified potato developed by German chemicals group BASF .

Nov 29 2013

Governments seek to raise the EU cap on food-based biofuels

BRUSSELS European Union governments are trying to raise a planned limit on the use of transport fuels made from food crops, despite warnings that the fuels can harm the environment and push up food prices.

Nov 28 2013

EU bans South African citrus imports over disease fears

BRUSSELS The European Union banned most imports of South African citrus fruit on Thursday for the rest of this year over fears that a fungal disease found in dozens of shipments could spread to the 28-nation bloc.

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