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Lee van der Voo

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 24 2017

Rare total solar eclipse spreads wonder across United States

CHARLESTON, S.C./SHERIDAN, Oregon As millions of awestruck Americans cast their gaze skyward on Monday at the extraordinary sight of a total solar eclipse, one Connecticut man had his eyes set firmly on a different prize. | Video

Oct 01 2014

Ten percent of female University of Oregon students raped: survey

PORTLAND Ore. About 10 percent of female University of Oregon students surveyed have been raped while attending the school and the vast majority of those sexual assault cases were never reported to campus officials, school researchers found.

Aug 26 2014

Seventh-day Adventist church sued over allegations of abuse in youth program

PORTLAND Ore. Two men who say they were molested in the 1970s by a youth group leader in Oregon sued the Seventh-day Adventist church for $13.5 million on Tuesday, saying it had appointed a known pedophile to head the program and failed to remove him despite abuse allegations.

Aug 22 2014

Oregon boy, 2, loses two fingers after falling on mall escalator

PORTLAND Ore. An unattended 2-year-old boy lost two fingers earlier this week after falling on an escalator at a Portland, Oregon-area mall and getting his hand caught in the mechanism, state investigators said on Friday.

Aug 20 2014

Oregon authorities look for motive after gunman kills father, tourist

PORTLAND Ore. Authorities in Oregon sought on Wednesday to fathom why a 34-year-old man shot and killed his father before driving to a coastal camping area where he opened fire on parked vehicles, killing a Michigan tourist asleep in his car.


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