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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 12 2018

As Trump gambles with more economic stimulus, the Fed is poised to counter inflation

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump with his budget proposal raises his bet that he will boost the economy before high inflation and interest rates get in the way.

Feb 12 2018

As Trump gambles with more economic stimulus, the Fed is poised to counter inflation

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump with his budget proposal raises his bet that he will boost the economy before high inflation and interest rates get in the way.

Feb 07 2018

Fed's Evans says no rate hikes needed before mid-2018

DES MOINES, Iowa Sluggish price increases in the United States give the Federal Reserve room to hold off on interest rate increases until at least mid-2018, Chicago Federal Reserve President Charles Evans said on Wednesday.

Jan 31 2018

Fed leaves rates unchanged, sees inflation rising this year

WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday but said inflation likely would rise this year, bolstering expectations borrowing costs will continue to climb under incoming central bank chief Jerome Powell. | Video

Jan 31 2018

Crumbling bridges? Fret not America, it's not that bad

WASHINGTONIn his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Donald Trump called out the nation's crumbling infrastructure and called for more spending on bridges and roads. | Video

Jan 23 2018

Don't count your chickens; NAFTA's end could hit U.S. poultry hard

PALESTINE, Texas/MEXICO CITY Workers at the Sanderson Farms plant in Palestine, Texas, are cutting up chickens for export to Mexico, a market that has become a pillar of the town's economy and a key focus of the U.S. poultry sector. | Video

Jan 23 2018

Fed nominee Goodfriend: Current Fed policy 'more or less' on right course

WASHINGTON Federal Reserve Board nominee Marvin Goodfriend on Tuesday defended his past focus on inflation, saying that while earlier warnings about runaway prices were "absolutely" proved wrong, it was the Fed's credibility in controlling inflation that has allowed unemployment to fall so low.

Jan 08 2018

Fed's Rosengren urges study of creating target range for inflation

WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve should consider changing its inflation target to allow for an acceptable range of inflation rates, Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said on Monday.

Jan 05 2018

Fed's Powell had scant enthusiasm for QE3, transcripts show

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON Jerome Powell, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the U.S. central bank starting next month, backed the Federal Reserve's third bond-buying program only reluctantly, transcripts released on Friday show.

Jan 05 2018

Fed's Powell had little enthusiasm for QE3, transcripts show

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON, Jan 5 Jerome Powell, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the U.S. central bank starting next month, backed the Federal Reserve's third bond-buying program only reluctantly, transcripts from the Fed's 2012 policy meetings show.

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