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.
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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
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.
Berlin/Washington Nach der Verhängung von US-Importzöllen auf Stahl und Aluminium warnt die EU-Kommission die Amerikaner vor einer nächsten Eskalationsstufe.
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
Berlin/Washington Die Antwort der Europäischen Union auf die neuen US-Importzölle wird noch einige Tage auf sich warten lassen.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.