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Jeffrey Hodgson

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

Nov 09 2016

Some Americans look to Canada, NZ as Trump surges to victory

TORONTO/WELLINGTON Canada's main immigration website remained down on Wednesday and New Zealand reported increased traffic to its website for residency visas from U.S. nationals as Donald Trump surged to victory in the U.S. presidential election.

Nov 09 2016

Some Americans look to Canada, NZ as Trump lead grows

TORONTO/WELLINGTON Canada's main immigration website appeared to crash and New Zealand reported increased traffic from U.S. nationals as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump inched closer to the White House on Wednesday.

Sep 16 2016

Race issues, election give relevance to 'LBJ' biopic: director

TORONTO Racial tensions in the United States and a polarized electorate make a new film about President Lyndon B Johnson relevant for modern audiences, director Rob Reiner says.

Sep 15 2016

Sex reassignment thriller causes waves at Toronto film festival

TORONTO The director and star of a film about a hitman who is put through gender reassignment surgery by a relative of one of his victims defended the project as it had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Wednesday.

Sep 15 2016

Sex reassignment thriller causes waves at Toronto film festival

TORONTO The director and star of a film about a hitman who is put through gender reassignment surgery by a relative of one of his victims defended the project as it had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Wednesday. | Video

Sep 15 2016

'Deepwater Horizon' makers say authenticity a priority for film

TORONTO A top priority for a new movie about the deadly 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill was ensuring it accurately depicted the disaster that killed 11 workers, its director and main actor said. | Video

Sep 12 2016

'Hotel Rwanda' director revisits historic tragedy in 'The Promise'

TORONTO A new film that addresses the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces during World War One is meant to spur discussion about a historical tragedy that still has the power to stir political tensions, its director says.

Sep 12 2016

New Amanda Knox film meant to push past headlines, makers say

TORONTO A new documentary about Amanda Knox, an American who was cleared of the murder of her British roommate after multiple trials in Italy, is meant to push past the sensational coverage of the case and understand the real people involved, its directors say.

Sep 10 2016

'A United Kingdom' tells historic tale of love defying prejudice

TORONTO A new film about the true story of an African king and white British woman whose marriage triggered a political crisis is first and foremost a love story, its star and director said.

Jan 25 2016

Trudeau's Canadian honeymoon cut short by oil crash, economic woes

TORONTO With growth fading, oil prices in freefall and a currency having touched a 12-year low, Canada’s new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces an early end to his political honeymoon, confronted by an economic slump with no easy exit.

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