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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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Jul 13 2013

Texas passes abortion restriction bill, governor certain to sign

AUSTIN, Texas Texas' Republican-controlled Senate has voted to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, ending a high-profile political battle that stirred debate over abortion rights well beyond the state's borders.

Jul 13 2013

Texas passes abortion restriction bill, governor certain to sign

AUSTIN, Texas Texas' Republican-controlled Senate has voted to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, ending a high-profile political battle that stirred debate over abortion rights well beyond the state's borders.

Jul 12 2013

Texas poised to enact abortion restrictions despite opposition

AUSTIN, Texas Texas on Friday is poised to enact a ban on most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, ending a bitter political fight that stirred national debate over what critics see as laws threatening the right to abortion in the United States.

Jul 11 2013

Texas abortion restrictions headed for approval in state Senate

AUSTIN, Texas A Republican proposal that would ban most abortions in Texas after 20 weeks of pregnancy moved toward a possible final vote in the state Senate Friday, and Democrats fiercely opposed to the measure conceded they will not be able to stop it.

Jul 10 2013

Texas House OKs bill restricting abortions, moves it to Senate

AUSTIN, Texas The Texas House of Representatives on Wednesday gave final approval to a bill that would ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, set strict health and safety standards for abortion clinics, and restrict use of the so-called abortion pill.

Jul 10 2013

Texas House approves sweeping abortion restrictions

AUSTIN, Texas The Texas House of Representatives approved sweeping abortion restrictions on Tuesday, including a ban after 20 weeks of pregnancy and tougher standards for clinics that perform the procedure.

Jul 09 2013

Texas House nears vote on proposed abortion restrictions

AUSTIN, Texas Thousands of supporters and opponents of abortion rights converged on the Texas Capitol on Monday for hours of protests as the state House of Representatives prepares to debate the proposed abortion restrictions on Tuesday.

Jul 08 2013

Texas Senate to resume battle over abortion restrictions

AUSTIN, Texas The political battle in Texas over proposed restrictions on abortion resumes on Monday with a rally by abortion opponents and a public hearing in the state Senate, where Democrat Wendy Davis staged a filibuster last month to stall the Republican-backed measure.

Jul 03 2013

Texas House panel advances proposal to restrict abortion

AUSTIN, Texas A Texas House committee voted to move forward with a proposal to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy and toughen standards for clinics, after at least 2,000 people sought to testify for and against the measure at an eight-hour hearing.

Jul 01 2013

Opponents of Texas abortion restrictions rally at Capitol

AUSTIN, Texas Thousands of opponents of a Texas proposal to tighten abortion restrictions rallied outside the statehouse on Monday, giving a hero's welcome to Democratic state Senator Wendy Davis, whose 11-hour speech stalled the measure last week.

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