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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

Jun 20 2018

Ohio State University closes sexual assault unit; cites mismanagement

Ohio State University this week shut down its center dedicated to handling complaints of sexual assault after officials discovered that the service was not properly managing victim reports, school officials said.

Jun 15 2018

Scalise back on baseball field a year after shooting

U.S. Representative Steve Scalise of Louisiana will play second base in a charity baseball game at Washington Nationals Park on Thursday, a year after being wounded by a gunman who opened fire on Republican lawmakers during baseball practice. | Video

Jun 14 2018

Michigan adopts strictest lead water rules in the United States

Michigan on Thursday adopted the strictest U.S. rules to guard against lead in drinking water, a move sparked by the Flint water crisis that exposed thousands of city residents to the toxic chemical, officials said.

Jun 07 2018

Florida shooting survivors sue police over response tactics

ORLANDO, Fla./NEW YORK More than two dozen survivors of a deadly 2016 Florida nightclub shooting sued the city of Orlando and 30 police officers on Thursday, claiming law enforcement failed to protect their rights during an hours-long hostage standoff with the gunman.

Jun 07 2018

Toy grenade prompts brief evacuation at Houston airport

A security checkpoint inside a Houston airport was briefly evacuated early Thursday after security screening found what appeared to be a hand grenade in a passenger's bag, airport officials said, then later determined it was a toy.

Jun 05 2018

Miss America to end its swimsuit segment during annual competition

NEW YORK The nearly century-old Miss America competition will drop its well-known swimsuit competition this year and will no longer judge contestants based on their physical appearance, a top organization official said on Tuesday. | Video

Jun 04 2018

Florida school massacre survivors ready voter registration push

Survivors of this year's deadly Florida high school shooting are kicking off a 75-stop bus tour this month intended to register people to vote with the aim of building electoral support for reforms to U.S. gun laws, organizers said on Monday.

Jun 01 2018

Judge to temporarily block Iowa's restrictive abortion law

An Iowa judge has temporarily blocked the state's new abortion law, the strictest in the country, from taking effect on July 1 while opponents and defenders of the measure present legal arguments, participants in the case said on Friday.

Jun 01 2018

Hit the road, son: Parents win court battle to evict 30-year-old

NEW YORK A New York state judge has backed a couple's battle to kick their 30-year-old son out of their home because he has not contributed toward household expenses or helped with chores and they wanted him to get a job. | Video

Jun 01 2018

Iowa judge to temporarily block 'fetal heartbeat' abortion law

June 1 An Iowa judge on Friday will temporarily block a state law that would impose the strictest abortion limits in the United States, nearly two weeks after advocacy groups sued to block the law from going into effect in July, according to officials.


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