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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

Dec 13 2017

Nearly 200 nations promise to stop ocean plastic waste

(This December 6th story corrects to say 193 countries signed, not more than 200)

Dec 07 2017

Swearing in unofficial president is 'treason', Kenya attorney general says

NAIROBI Swearing in an alternative president of Kenya would be an act of treason, the country's attorney general said on Thursday, days before an opposition leader expects to be inaugurated by an unofficial people's assembly.

Nov 06 2017

Petition filed in Kenya court challenging Kenyatta's election victory

NAIROBI A former lawmaker filed a petition at Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's victory in last month's presidential election in a last minute move that opens the door to legal scrutiny of the vote.

Oct 26 2017

Kenya opposition, ruling party MPs exchange blows at rival news conferences

NAIROBI Legislators from Kenya's ruling party and opposition exchanged blows on Thursday, after polls closed in a controversial repeat presidential election.

Oct 26 2017

Kenya opposition, ruling party MPs exchange blows at rival news conferences

NAIROBI Legislators from Kenya's ruling party and opposition exchanged blows on Thursday, after polls closed in a controversial repeat presidential election.

Oct 26 2017

Kenya opposition, ruling party MPs exchange blows at rival news conferences

NAIROBI Legislators from Kenya's ruling party and opposition exchanged blows on Thursday, after polls closed in a controversial repeat presidential election.

Oct 24 2017

Kenya officials change way of announcing election results

NAIROBI Official results from Kenya's repeat presidential election on Thursday are likely to take several days to collate, election officials told Reuters, due to changes in the process to try to make it more transparent.

Oct 24 2017

Kenya officials change way of announcing election results

NAIROBI Official results from Kenya's repeat presidential election on Thursday are likely to take several days to collate, election officials told Reuters, due to changes in the process to try to make it more transparent.

Oct 10 2017

Kenyan opposition leader withdraws from repeat presidential poll

NAIROBI Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga withdrew on Tuesday from a court-ordered re-run of the presidential election due on Oct. 26, saying the vote would not be free or fair and leaving President Uhuru Kenyatta as the only candidate.

Sep 22 2017

Kenyan president says Supreme Court election ruling was 'coup'

(Corrects Sept. 21 story to remove reference to constitutional crisis if poll not held within 60 days, paragraph 15)

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