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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

Jul 18 2012

US Airways lays regulatory groundwork for possible merger

WASHINGTON US Airways Group has been laying the regulatory and political groundwork for a potential merger with American Airlines and would prefer to cement a bid while its rival is in bankruptcy, US Airways Chief Executive Doug Parker said.

Jul 10 2012

Treasury needs an exit plan for GM, Ally: watchdog

WASHINGTON Market conditions have slowed the U.S. Treasury's progress in selling its stakes in General Motors Co and the automaker's one-time consumer financing arm, but a solid exit plan is needed, a government watchdog said on Tuesday.

Jul 10 2012

US Treasury should develop exit plan for GM, Ally-watchdog

WASHINGTON, July 10 Market conditions have slowed the U.S. Treasury's progress in selling stakes in General Motors Co and its one-time consumer financing arm, but the Obama administration should develop a solid plan for doing so, a government watchdog said on Tuesday.

Jul 04 2012

US Airways: "No urgency to merge"

US Airways Group is in no rush to merge with bankrupt American Airlines and expects its rival to defer any review of a possible deal now that it has asked a judge for more time to formulate an exit plan on its own.

Jun 28 2012

Congress to vote on compromise transportation bill

WASHINGTON The U.S. Congress could begin voting as early as Thursday on a funding package covering highway construction, student loans, and flood insurance after reaching agreement this week on how to pay for the programs.

Jun 25 2012

FAA fire, US storms cancel, delay weekend flights

WASHINGTON A fire at an air traffic facility in New Jersey on Friday knocked out electronics that help coordinate flights into and out of airports, and airlines said the glitch worsened a day of heavy delays and cancellations triggered by storms in the eastern United States.

Jun 22 2012

FAA fire, storms cancel, delay flights

WASHINGTON A fire at an air traffic facility in New Jersey on Friday knocked out electronics that help coordinate flights into and out of airports, and airlines said the glitch worsened a day of heavy delays and cancellations triggered by storms in the eastern United States.

Jun 21 2012

Class status granted in U.S. rail price fixing case

WASHINGTON A lawsuit alleging that major U.S. freight railroads conspired to drive up shipping costs by fixing fuel surcharges, generating billions of dollars in extra revenue, can move forward as a class action case, a judge ruled on Thursday.

Jun 15 2012

U.S. proposes tighter rules on soot pollution

WASHINGTON The Obama administration proposed stricter standards to control harmful soot from heavy industry on Friday, a move expected to save lives but which drew criticism from Republicans and industry worried the costs of compliance will hurt the economy.

Jun 15 2012

Analysis: Delta heats up competition for New York flyers

ATLANTA/WASHINGTON Delta Air Lines Inc kicked off a sale on Memorial Day weekend that offered flyers one-way fares from New York's LaGuardia Airport to Philadelphia for as low as $69.

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