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United States

Letitia Stein

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

Apr 09 2018

Florida Republican Governor Scott enters marquee Senate race

Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott on Monday kicked off his campaign for the U.S. Senate, challenging Democrat Bill Nelson in a race expected to be among the most competitive contests to decide which party controls Congress. | Video

Mar 16 2018

In Chicago, a Democratic incumbent is targeted by the left

CHICAGO U.S. Congressman Dan Lipinski is campaigning for re-election in Illinois with a bullseye on his back, targeted not by Republicans but a coalition of progressive activists in his own Democratic Party on a mission to steer it further to the left.

Feb 01 2018

Sexual abuse scandal weighs on U.S. gymnastics centers

LANSING, Mich. Gymnastics coach Jamie Boyd-Hamilton is painfully questioning everything that once seemed normal in the Michigan community at the epicenter of a doctor's sexual abuse of young athletes.

Dec 26 2017

Virginia officials postpone lottery drawing to decide tied statehouse election

A lottery drawing to settle a tied Virginia legislative race that could shift the statehouse balance of power has been indefinitely postponed, state election officials said on Tuesday, after the Democratic candidate mounted a legal fight.

Dec 20 2017

In Georgia, battle of the 'Staceys' tests Democrats' future

ATLANTA The two Democratic candidates running for governor in Georgia are both lawyers and former state legislators. Both are women, and on many policy issues it's hard to tell them apart. Both even share the same first name - Stacey. | Video

Nov 09 2017

Democrats ride grassroots wave to major statehouse gains

Democrats claimed historic gains in Virginia's statehouse and booted Republicans from state and local office across the United States on Tuesday, in the party's first big wave of victories since Republican Donald Trump's won the White House a year ago. | Video

Nov 01 2017

Out for votes: Battle over rights inspires more U.S. transgender candidates

Virginia Democrat Danica Roem has been called a man by conservative opponents attacking her views on LGBT rights as she campaigns to become the United States' only transgender state legislator. | Video

Oct 28 2017

U.S. women gather in Detroit to build on anti-Trump Women's March

DETROIT Thousands of women who marched to protest Republican President Donald Trump's inauguration gathered in Detroit on Friday to organize around issues like the viral "Me Too" movement exposing the pervasiveness of sexual harassment and violence.

Oct 13 2017

焦点:米民主党が勢い回復か、州議会選で巻き返し

[12日 ロイター] - 昨年の米大統領選の敗北を受けて党勢の立て直しを急ぐ米民主党が、このところ州議会の補欠選挙で相次いで勝利を収めている。こうした場がトランプ大統領の保守的なアジェンダに抵抗する新世代の候補者や活動家を試す機会となっている。

Oct 12 2017

Democrats rising? Early statehouse wins test new faces

Democrats desperate to rebuild after losing the White House last year have scored a string of election victories for statehouse seats, testing a new generation of candidates and activists eager to resist President Donald Trump's conservative agenda.

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