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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.

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Mar 07 2018

U.S. sees national security risk from Broadcom's Qualcomm deal

A U.S. government national security panel has identified potential risks that warrant a full investigation of Singapore-based Broadcom Ltd's $117 billion bid for chipmaker Qualcomm Inc , a senior U.S. Treasury official said in a letter to the companies on Monday. | Video

Dec 19 2017

Businesses like investment tax breaks, but will they spend?

Jerry Zeitler says a sweeping Republican tax overhaul will encourage him to take a bigger bite next year out of his $3 million wish list of new equipment for the metal-stamping operation he runs outside Cleveland.

Dec 01 2017

U.S. tax debate employing more than half of Washington's lobbyists: report

WASHINGTON More than half of the registered lobbyists in Washington have worked on tax issues in 2017, a report showed on Friday, as lawmakers in the U.S. capital scramble to conclude a year-long effort to pass a tax reform bill before Christmas.

Nov 21 2017

Prospect of tougher antitrust regulation worries deal investors

WASHINGTON The top U.S. antitrust regulator has sent a chilling message to dealmakers with his opposition to AT&T Inc buying Time Warner Inc : Companies do not have to be competitors for their merger to hurt competition, and there are no simple fixes to get such deals approved.

Nov 21 2017

Prospect of tougher antitrust regulation worries deal investors

WASHINGTON The top U.S. antitrust regulator has sent a chilling message to dealmakers with his opposition to AT&T Inc buying Time Warner Inc: Companies do not have to be competitors for their merger to hurt competition, and there are no simple fixes to get such deals approved.

Nov 17 2017

Buyers circle suddenly attractive U.S. media companies

WASHINGTON All of a sudden, it seems, everybody wants to own a U.S. media company. | Video

Oct 02 2017

U.S. court strikes down Obama-era rule on tax inversions

WASHINGTON A federal court in Texas on Friday ruled that the Obama administration acted unlawfully last year when its Treasury Department cracked down on U.S. companies that try to reduce their U.S. taxes by rebasing abroad, in a process known as inversion.

Sep 15 2017

U.S. Senator Warren introduces Equifax bill, launches industry probe

WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Friday she has begun an investigation into Equifax's massive data breach, and along with 11 other Democratic senators, introduced a bill to allow consumers to freeze their credit for free. | Video

Sep 15 2017

US Senator Warren introduces Equifax bill; launches industry probe

WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Friday she has begun an investigation into Equifax's massive data breach and, along with 11 other Democratic senators, will introduce a bill to give consumers the ability to freeze their credit for free. | Video

Sep 15 2017

US Senator Warren introduces Equifax bill; launches industry probe

WASHINGTON, Sept 15 U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Friday she has begun an investigation into Equifax's massive data breach and, along with 11 other Democratic senators, will introduce a bill to give consumers the ability to freeze their credit for free.

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