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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

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OECD trims economic outlook over trade and emerging market woes

PARIS Global economic growth has peaked in the face of rising trade frictions and emerging market turbulence, the OECD said on Thursday, as it trimmed its earlier outlook.

5:19am EDT

OECD trims economic outlook over trade and emerging market woes

PARIS Global economic growth has peaked out in the face of rising trade frictions and emerging market turbulence, the OECD said on Thursday, trimming its earlier outlook.

Sep 17 2018

Macron eyes purchasing power boost to ease reform fatigue

PARIS With his popularity ratings in freefall, French President Emmanuel Macron is counting on a rebound in family purchasing power to keep voters from turning against his reforms.

Sep 17 2018

Macron eyes purchasing power boost to ease reform fatigue

PARIS, Sept 17 With his popularity ratings in freefall, French President Emmanuel Macron is counting on a rebound in family purchasing power to keep voters from turning against his reforms.

Sep 14 2018

French central bank trims growth outlook

PARIS France's economy is set to grow 1.6 percent annually through to 2020 as unemployment steadily falls, the central bank forecast on Friday, trimming slightly its previous growth outlook.

Sep 08 2018

Germany cautious on EU tech tax as France adds 'sunset clause'

VIENNA A European Union tax overhaul to raise levies on large digital firms needs a thorough debate although an agreement could still be found by the end of the year, Germany's Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday.

Aug 30 2018

UPDATE 1-France to revamp La Poste via merger with insurer CNP

PARIS, Aug 30 France is to create a state-owned bank and insurer focused on the country's rural areas by merging La Poste's banking arm with insurer CNP Assurances.

Aug 26 2018

Macron targets French welfare spending as deficit pressure rises

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron's government will tackle social spending in the next wave of its reforms as weaker than expected growth puts pressure on the budget deficit, the prime minister said on Sunday.

Jul 27 2018

Europe poised for bumper Chinese tourism season

PARIS The stars are aligning for a bumper year of Chinese tourism in Europe thanks to a growing taste for culture over shopping and fears of a cold reception in Donald Trump's America.

Jul 26 2018

'I was weak link' for Macron's enemies to exploit, ex-bodyguard says

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron's former senior bodyguard, fired for beating May Day protesters, said in a newspaper interview on Thursday that he had made a "big mistake" that had been exploited by his boss's enemies. | Video

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