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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

2:49pm EDT

U.S. safety agency says school districts need better bus driver oversight

WASHINGTON The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday that two high-profile school bus crashes in 2016 that led to 12 deaths were the result of poor oversight of drivers that should not have been behind the wheel.

2:34pm EDT

U.S. officials warn Congress on 2018 election hacking threats

WASHINGTON Senior Trump administration officials warned Congress on Tuesday of ongoing efforts by Russia to interfere in the 2018 midterm congressional elections as the federal government prepares to hand out $380 million in election security funding to states. | Video

11:32am EDT

U.S. officials warn Congress on election hacking threats

WASHINGTON, May 22 Senior Trump administration officials warned Congress on Tuesday of ongoing efforts by Russia to interfere in the 2018 midterm congressional elections as the federal government prepares to hand out $380 million in election security funding to states.

May 21 2018

Senate panel delays vote to approve auto safety chief

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee on Monday delayed a vote on the Trump administration's nominee to be the top auto safety regulator in the face of opposition among Democrats over planned changes to vehicle emissions rules.

May 21 2018

FCC seeks new comments on proposed Sinclair Tribune merger

WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Monday it wants additional comments on Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc's planned $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Co and disclosed it does not expect to make a decision before July 12.

May 21 2018

FCC investigating website flaw that exposed mobile phone locations

WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Friday it was referring reports that a website flaw could have allowed the location of mobile phone customers to be tracked to its enforcement bureau to investigate.

May 18 2018

Fiat Chrysler shares fall on latest diesel emissions allegations

WASHINGTON Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV shares fell more than 3 percent in New York trading on Friday amid investor concern about allegations mounted in court filings over alleged excess diesel emissions.

May 16 2018

U.S. safety agency sends team to investigate Tesla crash

WASHINGTON The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Wednesday that it was sending a team to investigate the crash of a Tesla Inc vehicle last week in Utah that occurred while the car was in Autopilot mode.

May 16 2018

Senate approves bill in bid to retain U.S. net neutrality

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate voted on Wednesday in favor of keeping open-internet rules in a bid to overturn the Federal Communications Commission decision to repeal net neutrality rules, but the measure is unlikely to be approved by the House of Representatives or the White House. | Video

May 15 2018

U.S. agency seeks new authority to disable threatening drones

WASHINGTON The head of the U.S. Homeland Security Department on Tuesday told Congress that the agency needs new legal authority to track threatening drones and disable or destroy them if necessary. | Video

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