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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

Aug 16 2018

As more women run for office, U.S. state legislatures are poised to change

WASHINGTON As women line up to run for U.S. political office at historic rates, state legislatures - where some of America's most critical policy decisions get made - could see a slew of new female lawmakers after November's vote, according to a Reuters analysis of election data. | Video

Aug 15 2018

Trump advisor touts Sprint, T-Mobile deal while denying lobbying

WASHINGTON Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, touted on Wednesday benefits he sees in federal government approval of T-Mobile US Inc's bid to acquire Sprint Corp, while also denying that he has worked directly for the company.

Aug 15 2018

Trump confidant sees Michael Bloomberg as potential 2020 threat

WASHINGTON Corey Lewandowski, an outside adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, said on Wednesday he believes former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg could pose a stiff challenge to the president's re-election in 2020 if Bloomberg were to run as a Democrat.

Aug 13 2018

Trump backs boycott of Harley Davidson in steel tariff dispute

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump backed boycotting American motorcycle manufacturer Harley Davidson Inc on Sunday, the latest salvo in a dispute between the company and Trump over tariffs on steel. | Video

Aug 13 2018

Washington white nationalist rally sputters in sea of counterprotesters

WASHINGTON A white nationalist rally in the heart of Washington drew two dozen demonstrators and thousands of chanting counterprotesters on Sunday, the one-year anniversary of racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. | Video

Aug 08 2018

Fundraise or 'look for a job,' Republicans warn after close election races

As Republican candidates backed by President Donald Trump clung to small leads in closely watched races in Ohio and Kansas on Wednesday, nervousness grew in Republican circles about their ability to continue extending millions of dollars in aid to candidates in November's Congressional elections. | Video

Aug 02 2018

Republican Party chairwoman slams megadonor Koch network over trade criticism

WASHINGTON The head of the Republican National Committee criticized the conservative Koch network of donors on Thursday for threatening to back Democrats, escalating tensions between the party and its core business backers before November's congressional elections.

Jul 31 2018

Trump blasts conservative megadonors Koch network as 'overrated'

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed the powerful Koch-led political operation as "globalist" and "a total joke," rejecting the conservative group amid signs of a growing public fissure between the president and business over trade. | Video

Jul 26 2018

U.S. House passes defense bill targeting Chinese investments

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a $716 billion (546.19 billion pounds)defense authorization bill that aims to rein in China's investments in the United States and prohibits the U.S. government from using technology from major Chinese telecommunications firms.

Jul 02 2018

Top U.S. business group assails Trump's handling of trade dispute

WASHINGTON The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Monday denounced President Donald Trump's handling of global trade disputes, issuing a report that argued tariffs imposed by Washington and retaliation by its partners would boomerang badly on the American economy. | Video


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