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Francesca Trianni

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

Sep 26 2013

Italian PM Letta to meet president as political crisis mounts

NEW YORK/ROME Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta returns from a visit to New York on Friday to face the threat of a government collapse following renewed threats from Silvio Berlusconi's center-right party to pull out of his fragile coalition.

Sep 26 2013

Italian PM Letta to meet president as political crisis mounts

NEW YORK/ROME Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta returns from a visit to New York on Friday to face the threat of a government collapse following renewed threats from Silvio Berlusconi's centre-right party to pull out of his fragile coalition.

Sep 10 2013

Lively New York mayoral primary race goes down to the wire

NEW YORK New York City voters wrestled with antiquated voting machines and emergency ballots on Tuesday in an election to choose candidates hoping to succeed three-term Mayor Michael Bloomberg in running the most populous city in the United States.

Sep 10 2013

New Yorkers vote in lively mayoral primary race

NEW YORK New Yorkers were voting on Tuesday for a candidate to succeed Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a primary election that began with complaints that bulky 1960s-era mechanical voting machines had broken down, forcing people to use emergency ballots.

Sep 04 2013

Judge names research group chief to help reform New York police 'stop and frisk' policy

NEW YORK A federal judge on Wednesday named the head of a nonprofit group to help the New York City Police Department reform its controversial "stop-question-and-frisk" policy, after ruling that aspects of the crime-fighting tactic were unconstitutional.

Aug 22 2013

New York City Council approves curbs on police power

NEW YORK The New York City Council defied Mayor Michael Bloomberg on the issue of police power on Thursday, overturning his veto on a measure to curb the stop-and-frisk policy that he argues is necessary to fight crime.

Aug 19 2013

Elderly son of heiress Brooke Astor to plea for parole

NEW YORK Brooke Astor's 89-year-old son, in prison for swindling his late philanthropist mother, is slated to appear before the New York State Parole Board this week to seek an early medical release, a Department of Corrections spokeswoman said on Monday.

Aug 19 2013

Elderly son of heiress Brooke Astor to plea for parole

NEW YORK Brooke Astor's 89-year-old son, in prison for swindling his late philanthropist mother, is slated to appear before the New York State Parole Board this week to seek an early medical release, a Department of Corrections spokeswoman said on Monday.

Aug 16 2013

New York City mayor says fingerprints should be used to access public housing

NEW YORK New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Friday that fingerprint technology should be used to admit residents to city-run housing projects as a way of increasing security.

Aug 09 2013

Spitzer rival in NYC race taunts him over prostitution scandal

NEW YORK Eliot Spitzer's rival in the Democratic race for New York City comptroller repeatedly raised the prostitution scandal that forced Spitzer to resign as New York's governor during Friday's televised debate, despite having vowed to avoid it.

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