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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

Jan 04 2018

Republicans keep control of Virginia state House after tie-breaker

RICHMOND, Va. Republicans kept control of Virginia's House of Delegates on Thursday after their candidate won a lottery-style drawing to resolve a tied race, but the losing Democrat said she might challenge the results. | Video

Oct 20 2017

Searching for Trump card, Democrats watch Virginia governor's race

RICHMOND, Va. Speaking as a folksy physician running for Virginia governor, Democrat Ralph Northam vowed in a recent campaign ad to fight Donald Trump on cuts to education funding, environmental protections and health care access.

Sep 12 2017

Man pleads guilty to murders of Maryland sisters kidnapped in 1975

RICHMOND, Va. A one-time carnival worker pleaded guilty on Tuesday and was sentenced to 48 years in prison for the 1975 kidnapping and murders of two young Maryland sisters, resolving one of the most publicized crimes in the state's history. | Video

Jun 14 2017

Race for governor in Virginia set after tight primary race

RICHMOND, Va. Virginia's lieutenant governor will face a former Republican national committee chairman in a November general election to become the state's next governor in a race seen as a bellwether for next year's mid-term congressional races.

Oct 24 2016

Subject of debunked Rolling Stone rape article stands by interviews

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. The subject of a Rolling Stone article on a gang rape at the University of Virginia that the magazine retracted after investigators found no evidence the attack occurred, testified on Monday she believed she had told the reporter the truth.

Oct 24 2016

Subject of debunked Rolling Stone rape article stands by interviews

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct 24 The subject of a Rolling Stone article on a rape at the University of Virginia that the magazine has since retracted because the attack appeared not to have happened, testified on Monday she believed she had told the reporter the truth.

Oct 21 2016

Student in debunked Rolling Stone rape story got tattoo to mark attack

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. The University of Virginia student who fabricated a gang rape story published in Rolling Stone got a tattoo to commemorate the supposed assault and her ability to overcome it, the story's reporter testified on Friday.

Oct 18 2016

Former Virginia dean accuses Rolling Stone of defamation in trial

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. An attorney for a former associate dean of students at the University of Virginia accused Rolling Stone magazine of defaming her in a retracted 2014 story about an alleged gang rape on campus in the first day of a federal court trial.

Oct 18 2016

Opening statements set in trial on discredited Rolling Stone rape story

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct 18 Attorneys for a former high-level official at the University of Virginia will begin making their case on Tuesday that Rolling Stone magazine defamed her when it published a now-disavowed story about an alleged gang rape on campus.

Oct 17 2016

Jury seated for trial over debunked Rolling Stone rape story

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. A jury of eight women and two men was chosen on Monday to hear a $7.9 million defamation lawsuit brought by a former University of Virginia official against Rolling Stone magazine over a debunked story that recounted an alleged gang rape on campus.

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