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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 13 2018

Fed lifts rates amid stronger inflation, drops crisis-era guidance

WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday, a move that was widely expected but still marked a milestone in the U.S. central bank's shift from policies used to battle the 2007-2009 financial crisis and recession. | Video

Jun 07 2018

Republicans in tight House races feel heat from Mexican tariffs

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY Mexican tariffs are roiling U.S. congressional campaigns in states where U.S. exporters could take a hit and President Donald Trump's Republicans face tough races in November congressional elections.

Jun 01 2018

EU warnt im Handelsstreit mit USA vor nächster Eskalation

Berlin/Washington Nach der Verhängung von US-Importzöllen auf Stahl und Aluminium warnt die EU-Kommission die Amerikaner vor einer nächsten Eskalationsstufe.

Jun 01 2018

U.S. allies hit back at Washington's steel, aluminum tariffs

WASHINGTON/PARIS Canada and Mexico retaliated on Thursday after Washington imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports while the European Union had its own reprisals ready to go, reviving investor fears of a global trade war. | Video

Jun 01 2018

EU-Antwort auf US-Zölle soll binnen Tagen kommen

Berlin/Washington Die Antwort der Europäischen Union auf die neuen US-Importzölle wird noch einige Tage auf sich warten lassen.

May 31 2018

USA verhängen Zölle gegen EU - Europäer wollen zurückschlagen

Washington/Paris Trotz der Warnungen aus Europa macht die US-Regierung die Drohungen von Präsident Donald Trump wahr und belegt die EU-Staaten mit zusätzlichen Zöllen auf Stahl und Aluminium.

May 30 2018

U.S. factories shift into 'higher gear' despite trade worries: Fed

WASHINGTON U.S. factories ramped up production in late April and early May despite the risk of a global trade war, but soft consumer spending kept the economy growing at a moderate rate, the Federal Reserve reported on Wednesday.

May 22 2018

U.S. households, businesses see good times ahead: Fed

WASHINGTON Households are feeling more stable, small businesses are making money and many expect to expand and hire in the coming year, signs of continued optimism in two key parts of the economy, the Federal Reserve reported Tuesday in a pair of annual surveys.

May 01 2018

U.S. mulls quotas on steel, aluminum after extending deadline

WASHINGTON U.S. officials are pushing for quotas and "other restrictions" on steel and aluminum imports, a top trade official said on Tuesday after the White House announced a month-long extension of tariff exemptions for Canada, Mexico and the European Union.

Apr 26 2018

Mexico says NAFTA deal 'reasonably close' talks 'not easy'

WASHINGTON A deal on a new North American Free Trade Agreement is close at hand but talks to arrive at a finishing point are not easy, top Mexican officials said on Thursday as ministers met in Washington for a third successive day.

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