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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 05 2017

Renegade colonel surrenders in eastern Congo after clashes, seven dead

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo Clashes between Congolese troops and supporters of a renegade colonel in Congo's eastern city of Bukavu killed seven people on Sunday before he surrendered and turned himself in to U.N. peacekeepers, the army said.

Oct 09 2017

Militants attack east Congo bases, killing two U.N. peacekeepers

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo Militants attacked two military bases in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday, killing two U.N. peacekeepers and injuring several others, the U.N. mission and the army said.

Oct 08 2017

Congo militants ambush and kill travellers in northeast - lawmakers

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo Militants ambushed a group of about 30 civilians in northeastern Congo and killed many of them before fighting a fierce battle with the army, politicians said on Sunday.

Sep 29 2017

Eastern Congo rebels aim to march on Kinshasa: spokesman

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo A rebel spokesman in eastern Congo said on Friday that his movement intended to march across the country to the capital Kinshasa to depose President Joseph Kabila, who refused to quit power at the end of his mandate last year.


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