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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

Jul 29 2018

California farmers and Mexican cheese sales, U.S. trade war takes a toll

TULARE, Calif. Stephen Mancebo, a fourth-generation California dairy farmer with 2,300 cows, has battled ups and downs in his temperamental industry for a quarter-century only to find himself a casualty of a U.S trade war with one of his biggest customers - Mexico. | Video

Jun 19 2018

Inside the prison hospice where no inmate dies alone

VACAVILLE, Calif. One of Fernando Murillo's greatest fears is dying in prison. | Video

Jun 06 2018

California city fights poverty with guaranteed income

(This June 4 story was refiled to correct spelling of name, title of source in paragraph 21) | Video

May 19 2018

African-Americans hail UK royal wedding's nod to black history, culture

LOS ANGELES Hometown and racial pride fired up royal wedding watchers across the United States on Saturday, from pre-dawn partiers wearing pajamas and fancy hats in Los Angeles to Twitter posts from Miami to Indianapolis hailing "the blackest royal wedding the U.K. has ever seen."

May 16 2018

Meghan Markle's Los Angeles school toasts its most famous alumna

LOS ANGELES With a choreographed dance routine and plenty of British and American flags, students at the Los Angeles school attended by American actress Meghan Markle saluted their most famous alumna on Tuesday, days before she is to wed Britain's Prince Harry. | Video

May 05 2018

Surfing - New surf era as world's best compete on artificial waves

LEMOORE, California Surfing rides into a new era this weekend as the world's best compete on artificial waves in the World Surf League (WSL) Founders' Cup team event.

Apr 05 2018

Civil rights 'Freedom Riders' cherish MLK's lasting legacy, 50 years on

LOS ANGELES Bob Singleton only met civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. once, but that meeting changed his life.  | Video

Nov 13 2017

Hundreds join Hollywood #MeToo march against sexual abuse

LOS ANGELES Hundreds of people marched in the heart of Hollywood on Sunday to support victims of sexual assault and harassment, inspired by a social media campaign that has portrayed such abuse as a pervasive feature of American life.

Aug 28 2017

California school children help build tiny homes for LA's homeless

LOS ANGELES A Los Angeles man who has spent more than two years building tiny, portable homes to help house the city's homeless population recruited a group of fourth and fifth grade children to aid his mission. | Video

Aug 13 2017

Oregon coastal city at 'double ground zero' braced for eclipse

DEPOE BAY, Ore. Oregon's Depoe Bay is preparing for the first total eclipse to traverse the continental United States in a century as if a natural disaster was bearing down on the small coastal city. | Video


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