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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

Feb 07 2018

France, Germany want progress on taxing tech giants

PARIS France and Germany intensified calls on Wednesday for U.S. technology giants to pay more tax in the European Union, with Paris saying the new bill could amount to billions of euros.

Feb 02 2018

Talk or risk violence, Corsican nationalist tells Macron

AJACCIO, France France is playing with fire by rejecting Corsican demands for autonomy, the island's chief told Reuters, urging President Emmanuel Macron to be open to dialogue when he visits next week.

Feb 02 2018

Talk or risk violence, Corsican nationalist tells Macron

AJACCIO, France France is playing with fire by rejecting Corsican demands for autonomy, the island's chief told Reuters, urging President Emmanuel Macron to be open to dialogue when he visits next week.

Feb 02 2018

'Bonghjornu' not 'Bonjour': Corsican nationalists want to say it their way

AJACCIO, France A group of ten-year-old schoolchildren on the Mediterranean island of Corsica proudly raised their hands in class one morning this week to say they felt Corsican, not French.

Feb 02 2018

Talk or risk violence, Corsican nationalist tells Macron

AJACCIO, France France is playing with fire by rejecting Corsican demands for autonomy, the island's chief told Reuters, urging President Emmanuel Macron to be open to dialogue when he visits next week.

Jan 29 2018

What's next for Catalonia and would-be leader Puigdemont?

MADRID Catalan lawmakers are scheduled to choose a president for Spain's wealthiest region on Tuesday in an unlikely setting. The official candidate, Carles Puigdemont, has fled abroad and the central government in Madrid is trying to block his election.

Jan 26 2018

Spanish government asks court to block Puigdemont's bid to lead Catalonia

MADRID Spain's government on Friday appealed to the Constitutional Court to block former leader Carles Puigdemont's bid to lead Catalonia again, in an escalation of tensions between Madrid and Barcelona.

Jan 19 2018

Former Catalan leader says he can rule from abroad, Madrid says no

MADRID The sacked former leader of Catalonia said on Friday he could be re-elected as the region's president and rule remotely from his self-imposed exile in Brussels, but the Spanish government said it would not let that happen.

Dec 10 2017

France's conservatives choose leader to rattle Macron's perch

PARIS In his first seven months in office, President Emmanuel Macron has faced little opposition. But on Sunday, the once-dominant Republicans, now the biggest opposition party in parliament, elected a new leader they hope will recover their voice.

Nov 29 2017

Fractured French Right struggles to unite against Macron

PARIS A year ago, France's conservatives appeared headed for the presidency. Now the French right is more fractured than at almost any point in the modern-day Fifth Republic, leaving one clear winner: President Emmanuel Macron, a centrist.

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