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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

Feb 04 2014

U.N. Congo peacekeepers question Rwandan rebel disarmament claim

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo Senior members of a Rwandan Hutu rebel force based in eastern Congo said on Tuesday they had started laying down their arms and were ready for talks with Kigali, but U.N. peacekeepers said they had seen no signs of disarmament.

Feb 04 2014

UN Congo peacekeepers question Rwandan rebel disarmament claim

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo Senior members of a Rwandan Hutu rebel force based in eastern Congo said on Tuesday they had started laying down their arms and were ready for talks with Kigali, but U.N. peacekeepers said they had seen no signs of disarmament.

Jan 17 2014

Congo army attacks Ugandan Islamist rebels in lawless east

BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo Democratic Republic of Congo forces attacked Ugandan Islamist rebels in the lawless east on Friday, launching a U.N.-backed offensive to clear insurgents from the mineral-rich zone.

Jan 17 2014

Congo army attacks Ugandan Islamist rebels in lawless east

BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo Democratic Republic of Congo forces attacked Ugandan Islamist rebels in the lawless east on Friday, launching a U.N.-backed offensive to clear insurgents from the mineral-rich zone.

Oct 28 2013

Congo army says it captured rebel stronghold; peacekeeper killed

KINSHASA Government forces said they captured the rebel stronghold of Rutshuru on Sunday in a third day of fierce fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in which one U.N. peacekeeper was killed and another injured.

Oct 27 2013

Congo army says it captured rebel stronghold; peacekeeper killed

KINSHASA Government forces said they captured the rebel stronghold of Rutshuru on Sunday in a third day of fierce fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in which one U.N. peacekeeper was killed and another injured.

Oct 27 2013

Congo army says it captured rebel stronghold; peacekeeper killed

KINSHASA Government forces said they captured the rebel stronghold of Rutshuru on Sunday in a third day of fierce fighting in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in which one U.N. peacekeeper was killed and another injured.

Oct 27 2013

U.N. peacekeeper killed as Congo's army gains ground against rebels

KINSHASA A U.N. peacekeeper was killed and another injured during a third day of fighting between government forces and rebels in eastern Congo on Sunday, as the army pressed toward the rebel stronghold of Rutshuru.

Oct 27 2013

Congo's army says it is heading for rebel stronghold

KINSHASA The Congolese army said it had recaptured two more towns and was heading for the rebel stronghold of Rutshuru in a third day of fighting on Sunday, raising the prospect of a military victory by government forces.

Oct 26 2013

Army says pushing back M23 rebels in eastern Congo

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo The Congolese army said it made significant advances against eastern rebel forces in a second day of fierce fighting on Saturday and called on neighbouring Rwanda to help disarm the insurgents. | Video

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