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David Morgan

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

Mar 16 2018

Republicans sound alarm as Democrats claim Pennsylvania win

CANONSBURG, Pa./WASHINGTON Republicans sounded the alarm on Wednesday after Democrats claimed victory in a Pennsylvania congressional election seen as a referendum on U.S. President Donald Trump's performance, although the vote tally remained officially too close to call. | Video

Mar 15 2018

Game of musical chairs follows Pennsylvania's special election

(This version of the March 14 story corrects paragraph 16 to say that Lamb personally opposes abortion but accepts 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision, instead of that he opposes abortion rights)

Mar 13 2018

Republicans struggle to salvage congressional seat in Pennsylvania

CANONSBURG, Pa., March 13 Republicans are scrambling to avoid a political disaster in a conservative district of Pennsylvania, where a pro-gun, pro-union Democrat who opposes abortion could be about to win a congressional election in one of President Donald Trump's white, working-class strongholds.

Mar 05 2018

Trump's tariff threat may be timed for Pennsylvania U.S. House race

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump has alarmed the Republican establishment and world leaders by threatening tough steel tariffs, a message that might be meant not just to shake the world trade order but to help defend a congressional seat in Pennsylvania.

Feb 19 2018

Congress sets sights on federal cryptocurrency rules

WASHINGTON Jolted by the global investment craze over bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, U.S. lawmakers are moving to consider new rules that could impose stricter federal oversight on the emerging asset class, several top lawmakers told Reuters.

Feb 10 2018

Trump signs deal to end brief agency shutdown, boost U.S. spending

WASHINGTON A brief U.S. government shutdown ended on Friday after Congress passed and President Donald Trump signed into law a temporary spending deal expected to push budget deficits past $1 trillion annually with new military and domestic outlays. | Video

Feb 09 2018

U.S. Senate approves budget deal, too late to avert shutdown

WASHINGTON, Feb 9 The U.S. Senate approved a budget deal including a stopgap government funding bill early on Friday, but it was too late to prevent a federal shutdown that was already underway in an embarrassing setback for the Republican-controlled Congress.

Feb 09 2018

U.S. federal shutdown at hand after fiscal hawk's dissent

WASHINGTON The U.S. government staggered into another shutdown on Thursday night after an outspoken fiscal conservative in the Senate singlehandedly delayed action by Congress on a stopgap funding bill wrapped up in a massive budget deal. | Video

Feb 08 2018

Lawmakers near deal on tax law's impact on grain market

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO U.S. lawmakers are close to resolving a problem with the new federal tax law that gives grain cooperatives an unintended market edge over private companies, but have struggled to get members of the farm sector to agree, a Republican senator said on Thursday.

Feb 07 2018

Senate Democrats: Tax cuts benefit shareholders over workers

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday said corporations are funneling savings from December's sweeping Republican tax overhaul into nearly $100 billion in share buyback programs that promise little benefit to American workers.


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