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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 15 2018

EU acting too slowly with Poland on court independence: top judge

WARSAW Poland's top judge Malgorzata Gersdorf, who is locked in a dispute with the ruling party, has urged the European Union to move faster to defend her country's judiciary from government efforts to increase its influence over the courts.

Jul 03 2018

Poland faces turmoil over contested overhaul of Supreme Court

WARSAW Poland faced the specter of institutional turmoil and an escalation of tensions with the European Union on Wednesday, with the head of the Supreme Court refusing to comply with reforms that force her to retire.

May 26 2018

Poland says EU needs more 'empathy' toward U.S. over Iran deal

WARSAW The EU should pay more heed to U.S. security concerns linked to Washington's withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal as the bloc decides how to address American sanctions against the Islamic Republic, Poland's chief diplomat said.

Feb 01 2018

Polish lawmakers back Holocaust bill, drawing Israeli outrage, U.S. concern

WARSAW Polish lawmakers approved a bill on Thursday that would impose jail terms for suggesting Poland was complicit in the Holocaust, drawing concern from the United States and outrage from Israel, which denounced "any attempt to challenge historical truth". | Video

Jan 10 2018

EU to Poland: comply with rules or you could lose cash

WARSAW/BRUSSELS The man in charge of the European Union's budget raised the possibility on Wednesday of Poland losing out financially if it refuses to give ground in a bitter dispute with the bloc over its judicial reforms.

Jan 03 2018

Poland's far-right: opportunity and threat for ruling PiS

WARSAW When activists from eastern Poland traveled to Warsaw to join a far-right march, the local mayor from the ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) paid for some of their travel.

Dec 13 2017

Poland's new prime minister: a gamble that could backfire

WARSAW Poland's new prime minister faces a difficult balancing act trying to repair bruised relations with the European Union without alienating the eurosceptic government's core voters.

Nov 09 2017

Lithuania says east-west schism within EU benefits Russia

WARSAW Lithuania said a growing rift between some eastern and western European Union states over issues such as migration posed a threat to the bloc at a time of increased Russian military assertiveness.

Oct 05 2017

Mixing Kafka with Jane Austen: Ishiguro wins literature Nobel

STOCKHOLM Kazuo Ishiguro, the British author of "The Remains of the Day", won the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday for a run of "exquisite" novels that the award body said mixed Franz Kafka with Jane Austen. | Video

Sep 21 2017

Polish climbers hope to make historic winter conquest of K2

RZEDKOWICE, Poland Polish climbers hope to pull off one of the last big feats of mountaineering in coming months by scaling K2, the world's second highest peak and the only of the 14 exceeding 8,000 meters (26,246 ft) yet to be conquered in wintertime.


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