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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

Nov 21 2017

Britain to detail Brexit bill when EU agrees to move talks forward

LONDON/BRUSSELS Prime Minister Theresa May will only detail how big a divorce settlement Britain is willing to pay the EU when the bloc gives a commitment to moving talks forward, according to a plan rubber-stamped by even her most pro-Brexit ministers.

Nov 18 2017

Two weeks to unlock Brexit, EU tells May

GOTHENBURG, Sweden "There is more work to be done" to unlock Brexit talks, British Prime Minister Theresa May was told on Friday, as the European Union repeated an early December deadline for her to move on the divorce bill and border with Ireland. | Video

Nov 17 2017

EU leaders proclaim European social standards to woo voters

GOTHENBURG, Sweden European Union leaders proclaimed a set of 20 "social rights" on Friday in an attempt to make the EU more appealing to voters and counter rising eurosceptic sentiment across the bloc. | Video

Nov 16 2017

EU to press May at summit, UK dismisses Brexit offer talk

GOTHENBURG, Sweden European Union leaders will press Theresa May to meet their conditions soon for launching post-Brexit trade talks when she holds talks on the sidelines of a summit in Sweden on Friday, EU officials said.

Nov 16 2017

May weathers new challenges on Brexit plan, more to come

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May withstood new attempts to force concessions on her blueprint for leaving the European Union on Wednesday, the second day of a parliamentary debate that is deepening divisions over Brexit.

Nov 15 2017

Britain's May sees off challenges to Brexit plan, so far

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May's blueprint to leave the European Union emerged unscathed on Tuesday from a first day of debate in parliament on legislation to sever ties with the bloc. | Video

Nov 13 2017

Weaker than ever, May faces test in UK parliament over Brexit plans

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May's blueprint for Britain's exit from the European Union faces a crucial test starting on Tuesday, when lawmakers try to win concessions from a weakened leader on the government's legislation to sever ties.

Nov 13 2017

Britain considers diplomatic protection for jailed aid worker in Iran

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May's government is considering granting diplomatic protection to a jailed aid worker in Iran as part of an effort to secure her release from a jail in the Islamic Republic.

Nov 12 2017

Britain won't offer a new figure on Brexit bill to unlock talks: minister

LONDON Britain will not offer a figure or a formula for how much it believes it owes the European Union, Brexit minister David Davis said on Sunday, after the EU demanded that London spell out its approach to the final bill to unblock talks.

Nov 08 2017

British aid minister Patel resigns in new test for PM May

LONDON British aid minister Priti Patel was forced from office on Wednesday over undisclosed meetings with Israeli officials after Prime Minister Theresa May sought to reassert her diminished authority as she negotiates Brexit.


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