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Jeremy Pelofsky

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

May 11 2012

Corporate monitor may be in Wal-Mart's checkout lane

WASHINGTON Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc, faced with allegations that its Mexican unit paid $24 million (14.9 million pounds) in bribes to accelerate its expansion, could be forced to hire an independent monitor to ensure future compliance with U.S. anti-corruption laws.

May 11 2012

Corporate monitor may be in Wal-Mart's checkout lane

WASHINGTON Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc, faced with allegations that its Mexican unit paid $24 million in bribes to accelerate its expansion, could be forced to hire an independent monitor to ensure future compliance with U.S. anti-corruption laws.

May 08 2012

U.S. to decide Iranian group's fate after camp closes

WASHINGTON Secretary of State Hillary Clinton plans to rule on whether to remove an Iranian dissident group from a U.S. terrorism blacklist about two months after its refugee camp in Iraq closes, the Obama administration said on Tuesday.

May 03 2012

Obama administration urges freer access to cellphone records

WASHINGTON The U.S. Congress should pass a law to give investigators freer access to certain cellphone records, an Obama administration official said on Thursday, in remarks that raised concern among advocates of civil liberties and privacy.

May 03 2012

Obama administration urges freer access to cell phone records

WASHINGTON, May 3 The U.S. Congress should pass a law to give investigators freer access to cell phone records, an Obama administration official said on Thursday in remarks that raised concern among advocates of civil liberties and privacy.

May 02 2012

U.S. charges more than 100 for Medicare fraud schemes

WASHINGTON U.S. authorities have charged 107 people, including doctors and nurses, for trying to defraud the federal Medicare healthcare program for the elderly and disabled of about $452 million, the biggest Medicare fraud sweep to date, the Obama administration said on Wednesday.

May 02 2012

US charges more than 100 for Medicare fraud schemes

WASHINGTON, May 2 U.S. authorities have charged 107 people including doctors and nurses for trying to defraud the federal Medicare healthcare program for the elderly and disabled of about $452 million, the Obama administration said on Wednesday.

May 01 2012

Five arrested in alleged Cleveland plot to blow up bridge

WASHINGTON/CLEVELAND Authorities arrested five self-described anarchists in the Cleveland area for allegedly plotting to blow up a four-lane highway bridge, but they were caught by an FBI undercover sting and had no ties to foreign terrorism, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.

May 01 2012

Five arrested in U.S. plot to blow up bridge

WASHINGTON U.S. authorities arrested five self-described anarchists in the Cleveland area for allegedly plotting to blow up a four-lane highway bridge over a national park, but had no ties to foreign terrorism, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.

May 01 2012

Five arrested in U.S. plot to blow up bridge

WASHINGTON U.S. authorities arrested five self-described anarchists in the Cleveland area for allegedly plotting to blow up a four-lane highway bridge over a national park, but had no ties to foreign terrorism, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.

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