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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

Aug 12 2018

Hundreds take to Charlottesville streets a year after far-right rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. Hundreds of students and left-wing activists took to the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday, as a rally to mark the anniversary of last year's white nationalist gathering turned largely into an anti-police protest. | Video

Aug 10 2018

Anniversary of fatal Charlottesville rally puts city, D.C. on edge

Joan Fenton knows she will not make much money at her Charlottesville gift shop this weekend, when the downtown district will be virtually locked down for the anniversary of last year's deadly white nationalist rally. But like many other owners, she will be open anyway. | Video

Aug 07 2018

Charlottesville confronts identity one year after clashes

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. For many residents of Charlottesville, Virginia, last year's white nationalist rally shattered the city's carefully curated reputation as a progressive, idyllic place to live.

Aug 05 2018

Apparent attack in Venezuela highlights risk of drone strikes

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accused political foes of trying to kill him during an open-air speech on Saturday using explosive-laden drones, prompting a host of questions about the alleged attack and who might have been behind it.

Aug 05 2018

Apparent attack in Venezuela highlights risk of drone strikes

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accused political foes of trying to kill him during an open-air speech on Saturday using explosive-laden drones, prompting a host of questions about the alleged attack and who might have been behind it.

Aug 02 2018

Charlottesville mom keeps daughter's cause alive a year after death

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. Every few weeks, Susan Bro walks down 4th Street in downtown Charlottesville, Virginia, until she gets to a brick wall covered in chalked messages like "Love over hate" and "Gone but not forgotten." | Video

Jul 30 2018

Democratic candidates embrace gun control despite political risks

WEST ORANGE, N.J./NORTH AVONDALE, Ohio Aftab Pureval, a Democrat seeking to unseat a Republican congressman in Ohio, knows the political risks in calling for gun restrictions – and taking on the powerful National Rifle Association, which has spent more than $115,000 supporting his opponent over the years. | Video

Jul 25 2018

Trump-backed candidate wins Republican primary for Georgia governor

A candidate backed by U.S. President Donald Trump convincingly won a two-man Republican primary run-off for governor of Georgia on Tuesday in a race that became a proxy battle between the president and the state's popular Republican governor, Nathan Deal.

Jul 24 2018

Cosby is 'sexually violent predator': Pennsylvania panel

A Pennsylvania state advisory board recommended that Bill Cosby be deemed a "sexually violent predator," requiring that the convicted comedian undergo counseling as well as register as a sex offender for life, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

Jul 14 2018

Jaguar escapes enclosure at New Orleans zoo, mauls six animals

A jaguar escaped from its enclosure at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans on Saturday morning and killed six animals before it was captured, forcing the zoo to close for the day.

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