Kathryn Cramer Brownell
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
All week, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump warned his supporters to expect rampant voter fraud.
Monday’s presidential debate will contrast two remarkably different approaches to entertainment: Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s carefully planned and polished production versus Republican nominee Donald Trump’s seemingly impulsive and brash reality style.
Two top Hollywood figures — George Clooney and Harvey Weinstein — recently hosted lucrative fundraisers for presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
When Ronald Reagan was criticized for being “just an actor” in California’s 1966 gubernatorial election, he responded that he was a “citizen politician,” representing the people who had supported him at the box office and were now voting for him at the ballot box.
A profound difference exists in the skill set and professional community between actors, who are in a guild and celebrate colleagues’ artistic achievements, and reality TV stars, who work to promote their individual brand.
The question has shifted in the past 50 years from whether Hollywood should address political issues to how it should, revealing a significant change in entertainment's role in American life.
'The Donald' does not have the long experience in party politics that was once required of 'The Gipper.'