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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

Jul 25 2018

Man vandalizes Trump's Hollywood sidewalk star with a pickax

LOS ANGELES A man with a pickax vandalized U.S. President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame early on Wednesday and later surrendered to police, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department said. | Video

May 19 2018

African-Americans hail UK royal wedding's nod to black history, culture

LOS ANGELES Hometown and racial pride fired up royal wedding watchers across the United States on Saturday, from pre-dawn partiers wearing pajamas and fancy hats in Los Angeles to Twitter posts from Miami to Indianapolis hailing "the blackest royal wedding the U.K. has ever seen."

May 15 2018

U.S. judges weigh fate of program protecting young immigrants

NEW YORK/PASADENA, California A panel of three appeals court judges in California on Tuesday asked the federal government to defend its decision to end a program protecting from deportation some immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children, who are often referred to as "Dreamers."

Jan 30 2018

As U.S. immigration debate rages, 'Dreamers' await their fate

LOS ANGELES As U.S. President Donald Trump and congressional leaders discuss the fate of some 700,000 immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children, the young people whose lives hang in the balance fret about their future.

Jul 26 2017

From a church sanctuary, Colorado woman resists deportation

MANCOS, Colorado Rosa Sabido stares out a church window pondering her future and worrying about her ailing mother.   | Video

Jun 21 2017

Iraqi migrant trains at U.S. border patrol academy

ARTESIA, N.M. At a training facility in the middle of a desert in New Mexico, aspiring border patrol agent Stevany Shakare sprinted laps in 103-degree Fahrenheit weather as her instructors shouted at her to run faster. | Video

Jun 12 2017

For some Californians, it's bring your dog to work day every day

(In this June 7 story, corrects to "spent" instead of "spend" in paragraph 10.) | Video

Jun 12 2017

Portraits of pride in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES Tens of thousands of people sporting rainbow attire, "Make America Gay Again" hats and homemade protest signs took part on Sunday in a "Resist March" in Los Angeles against President Donald Trump, an event that took the place of the city's annual pride parade.

Jun 11 2017

Los Angeles Pride Parade morphs into 'Resist March'

LOS ANGELES Tens of thousands of people dressed in rainbow attire and waving protest signs walked en masse through Los Angeles on Sunday in a "Resist March" against U.S. President Donald Trump, an event that took the place of the city's annual Pride parade. | Video

May 30 2017

Pentagon successfully tests ICBM defense system for first time

WASHINGTON/VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. The U.S. military on Tuesday cheered a successful, first-ever missile defense test involving a simulated attack by an intercontinental ballistic missile, in a major milestone for a program meant to defend against a mounting North Korean threat. | Video


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