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.
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BUDAPEST Hungary's nationalist government introduced legislation that would empower the interior minister to ban non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that support migration and pose a "national security risk".
BUDAPEST/BRUSSELS The four eastern European Union states who are often at loggerheads with the bloc's executive told Brussels on Friday not to overstep its mandate in policing national capitals.
ESZTERGOM, Hungary/STUROVO, Slovakia On the euro zone's eastern flank, some Slovaks in the border town of Sturovo wish their country had never opted for the common currency and now head over the Danube to Hungary for the cheaper shopping.
BUDAPEST Budapest Airport expects to make its first significant annual profit for 10 years in 2018 after a 14.5 percent rise in passenger traffic last year, its chief executive said on Thursday.
BUDAPEST The European Union's migration policy has failed, Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Wednesday, as he and his Polish counterpart demanded a bigger say in the bloc's future.
BUDAPEST Mounting labor shortages and surging wages across Central Europe are nudging inflation higher, prompting some central banks in the fast-growing region to tighten policy after years of monetary easing.
BUDAPEST Hungary opposes plans for deeper integration in the euro zone and will not rush to join the currency bloc before it is ready, a senior aide to Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Thursday.
BUDAPEST Hungary said on Tuesday it would ask the European Union to review its ties with Ukraine over Kiev's decision to stop secondary schools teaching in ethnic minority languages, including Hungarian.
BUDAPEST Hungary will ask the European Union to review its ties with Ukraine over Kiev's decision to scrap teaching subjects in languages of its ethnic minorities, including in Hungarian, from its secondary school curriculum.
BUDAPEST/WARSAW Wary of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's ambition for closer European Union integration, right-wing politicians in the EU's eastern wing are touting her weak election victory as a vindication of their concerns.