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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

10:06am EDT

Special Report: Children poisoned by lead on U.S. Army bases as hazards ignored

FORT BENNING, Georgia Army Colonel J. Cale Brown put his life on the line in two tours of duty in Afghanistan, earning a pair of Bronze Stars for his service. In between those deployments, Brown received orders to report to Fort Benning, the sprawling Georgia base that proudly describes itself as the century-old home of the U.S. infantry. | Video

9:55am EDT

Special Report: Reuters' testing triggers lead cleanup at Fort Knox base

FORT KNOX, Kentucky Fort Knox is famed for its ultra-secure bullion depository that holds $100 billion in U.S. gold reserves. But some families at the Kentucky Army base have concerns about another heavy metal: lead. | Video

9:41am EDT

Special Report - Reuters' testing triggers lead cleanup at Fort Knox base

FORT KNOX, Kentucky Fort Knox is famed for its ultra-secure bullion depository that holds $100 billion (£78.7 billion) in U.S. gold reserves. But some families at the Kentucky Army base have concerns about another heavy metal: lead.

Jul 03 2018

Dow Chemical settles SEC charges for failing to report ex-CEO's perks

NEW YORK A three-year U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigation found that Dow Chemical failed to properly disclose around $3 million in perks for former Chief Executive Andrew Liveris, ranging from personal use of company aircraft to sporting events and dues Dow paid to a charity Liveris chaired.

Dec 08 2017

NYC mother seeks millions from city after child's lead poisoning

A Brooklyn mother is seeking millions from the city after her toddler was poisoned while living in a lead-infested apartment, the latest charge that New York has failed to protect children from the toxin.

Nov 14 2017

Special Report: Lead poisoning lurks in scores of New York areas

NEW YORK In public health circles, New York City is known for its long war on lead poisoning. | Video

Nov 14 2017

Reuters finds 3,810 U.S. areas with lead poisoning double Flint’s

Since last year, Reuters has obtained neighbourhood blood lead testing results for 34 states and the District of Columbia. This data allows the public its first hyper-local look at communities where children tested positive for lead exposure in recent years.

Nov 14 2017

Reuters finds 3,810 U.S. areas with lead poisoning double Flint’s

Since last year, Reuters has obtained neighborhood-level blood lead testing results for 34 states and the District of Columbia. This data allows the public its first hyper-local look at communities where children tested positive for lead exposure in recent years.

Nov 14 2017

Reuters finds 3,810 U.S. areas with lead poisoning double Flint’s

Since last year, Reuters has obtained neighborhood-level blood lead testing results for 34 states and the District of Columbia. This data allows the public its first hyper-local look at communities where children tested positive for lead exposure in recent years.

Jun 01 2017

L.A. health officials misstated some cases of childhood lead exposure

New York Los Angeles County overstated the number of local children with elevated lead tests in recent years, internal emails show, making it harder to track the public health burden of lead exposure in one of the country’s most densely populated areas.

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