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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

Apr 02 2018

'Affluenza' Texan, who killed four driving drunk, released from jail

FORT WORTH, Texas A Texan who killed four people while driving drunk as a teen, then avoided prison by blaming his wealthy upbringing, was released from jail on Monday after serving nearly two years for violating probation in the case, officials said. | Video

Mar 20 2018

'Affluenza' Texan, who killed four while driving drunk, to be freed from jail

FORT WORTH, Texas The so-called "affluenza" Texan is due to be released from jail on April 2 after serving nearly two years for killing four people while driving drunk, the Tarrant County Sheriff's Office said on Tuesday.

Aug 21 2017

'Print' on Texas family wall is original Rockwell, sells for $1.6 million

DALLAS A Texas family who discovered their old Norman Rockwell work of baseball umpires was an authentic painting sold the work at auction for $1.6 million, Heritage Auctions said on Monday.

Apr 12 2017

Fed's Kaplan expects to trim balance sheet this year

FORT WORTH, Texas Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan on Wednesday joined many of his colleagues in saying that the U.S. central bank could start shrinking its $4.5 trillion balance sheet later this year, even as it raises rates "gradually and patiently."

Nov 22 2016

On JFK anniversary, Zapruder relative says assassination film hovers over family

DALLAS Alexandra Zapruder was not born when her grandfather trained his home-movie camera on President John F. Kennedy’s motorcade rolling through downtown Dallas 53 years ago on Tuesday, but that 26-second film has become a difficult family legacy.

Nov 17 2016

Centuries-old Ten Commandments tablet goes under hammer for $850,000

DALLAS A 1,500-year-old stone tablet with the earliest known chiseled inscription of the Ten Commandments was sold at a U.S. auction on Wednesday for $850,000.

Oct 21 2016

Centuries-old Ten Commandments tablet heads to auction in Texas

DALLAS A stone tablet thought to be about 1,500 years old with a worn-down chiseled inscription of the Ten Commandments will be sold next month at auction, with a stipulation that the buyer must put it on public display, an auction house said on Friday.

Sep 16 2016

Settlement reached in Texas over 'Fifty Shades' royalty fight

FORT WORTH, Texas A Texas woman who claimed she was cheated out of royalty money from the erotic "Fifty Shades of Grey" novels has reached a settlement with her former business partner, bringing an end to their lengthy legal battle, their lawyers said on Friday.

Aug 31 2016

Lawyers for Texas 'affluenza' teen seek his release from jail

FORT WORTH, Texas Lawyers for the Texas "affluenza" teenager who killed four people while driving drunk are seeking to have him released from a two-year jail term, arguing the judge who sentenced him had no authority to place him behind bars.

Jul 09 2016

Charging police, Dallas gunman shows tactical skill in ambush

DALLAS The gunman in downtown Dallas, wearing light tan pants and a dark tan jacket, crouches behind a trash can next to the pillar of an office building.


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