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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

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Republicans forge tax deal, final votes seen next week

WASHINGTON Congressional Republicans reached a deal on final tax legislation on Wednesday, clearing the way for final votes next week on a package that would slash the U.S. corporate tax rate to 21 percent and cut taxes for wealthy Americans. | Video

Dec 08 2017

Aide tries to refocus tax debate after Trump's corporate rate remark

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's weekend remark about a scaled-back tax cut for corporations sparked behind-the-scenes debate in the U.S. Congress, with a White House aide trying on Thursday to minimize the impact of the president's comment.

Dec 07 2017

Aide tries to refocus U.S. tax debate after Trump's corporate rate remark

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's weekend remark about a scaled-back tax cut for corporations sparked behind-the-scenes debate in the U.S. Congress, with a White House aide trying on Thursday to minimize the impact of the president's comment.

Dec 06 2017

Senate votes to pursue tax bill negotiations with House

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Republicans agreed to talks with the House of Representatives on sweeping tax legislation on Wednesday, amid early signs that lawmakers could bridge their differences and agree on a final bill ahead of a self-imposed Dec. 22 deadline.

Dec 06 2017

U.S. Senate poised for vote on tax bill negotiations with House

WASHINGTON, Dec 6 A top U.S. Senate Republican voiced optimism that congressional negotiators will reach a deal on a sweeping tax overhaul ahead of a Dec. 22 deadline, as senators prepared to vote on Wednesday to authorize talks with the House to bridge differences between their rival bills.

Dec 05 2017

House tax positions begin to emerge ahead of talks with Senate

WASHINGTON Republicans in U.S. House of Representatives began staking out their positions on final tax legislation on Tuesday, days ahead of talks with the Senate to shape the tax package lawmakers hope to send to President Donald Trump by year end.

Dec 05 2017

House Republicans mull length of spending bill as vote looms

WASHINGTON Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives were in discussions on Tuesday about how long to fund the federal government in a short-term spending measure expected to come to a vote as early as Wednesday.

Dec 04 2017

House, Senate Republicans face challenge over corporate AMT tax

WASHINGTON U.S. Republicans in Congress are grappling with a thorny question about corporate taxes as they work to reconcile competing tax bills from the Senate and House of Representatives into a unified measure that they hope President Donald Trump will sign into law before the end of the year.

Dec 03 2017

Trumps Steuerreform kommt voran - Zustimmung im Senat

Washington US-Präsident Donald Trump ist auf dem Weg zu einer historischen Steuerreform einen großen Schritt vorangekommen.

Dec 02 2017

Senate approves major tax cuts in victory for Trump

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate narrowly approved a tax overhaul on Saturday, moving Republicans and President Donald Trump a big step closer to their goal of slashing taxes for businesses and the rich while offering everyday Americans a mixed bag of changes. | Video

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