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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 13 2018

Second U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan in a week identified

WASHINGTON The second U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan over the past week was named on Friday as Sergeant First Class Christopher Andrew Celiz of Summerville, South Carolina, the Department of Defense said.

Jul 03 2018

Before Annapolis newspaper shooting, police say suspect sent three threatening letters

WASHINGTON The suspect in the fatal shooting of five people at a Maryland newsroom is believed to have sent three threatening letters to courts and a private law firm before the killings, police said on Tuesday.

Jul 02 2018

Suspect in planned Cleveland July 4 bombing appears in court

CLEVELAND/WASHINGTON An Ohio man arrested on suspicion of planning to detonate a bomb at Cleveland's Fourth of July celebrations and then stand by and watch "it go off" was granted a public defender on Monday during his initial court appearance. | Video

Jun 29 2018

Protestors, lawmaker arrested in Senate building sit-in over immigration

WASHINGTON Some 600 protestors were arrested during a clangorous occupation of a U.S. Senate office building in Washington on Thursday, where they decried U.S. President Donald Trump's "zero- tolerance" stance on illegal immigration. | Video

Jun 27 2018

Man charged with U.S. hate crimes after killing at Virginia rally

WASHINGTON A man who was charged with killing a counter-protester during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last year has also been charged by federal authorities with hate crimes and could face the death penalty, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday. | Video

Jun 26 2018

Oberstes US-Gericht gibt Trump bei Einreiseverbot Recht

Washington Der Oberste Gerichtshof der USA hat das von Präsident Donald Trump erlassene Einreiseverbot für Bürger aus muslimischen Staaten bestätigt.

Jun 19 2018

White House defends immigration policy as outrage grows over children

WASHINGTON The Trump administration defended its hardline immigration policy at the U.S.-Mexico border on Monday as furor grew over the separation of immigrant parents and children, including video of youngsters sitting in concrete-floored cages. | Video

Jun 18 2018

Trump orders creation of space-focused U.S. military branch

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he was ordering the creation of a sixth branch of the military to focus on space, a move critics said could harm the Air Force. | Video

Jun 05 2018

Ex-Michigan State president apologizes in gymnastics sex abuse scandal

WASHINGTON The president of Michigan State University, who resigned over a scandal involving a doctor convicted of molesting young female gymnasts, apologized before a U.S. Senate Committee on Tuesday.

Jun 05 2018

Ex-officials in US gymnastics sex abuse scandal to testify to Senate

WASHINGTON, June 5 The heads of Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, who resigned in the wake of a sex abuse scandal involving a former doctor at their organizations, could face tough questions when they appear on Tuesday at a U.S. Senate hearing on how to protect athletes from similar behavior.

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