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.
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BERLIN The frustration of Roberto Azevedo was evident when, as director general of the World Trade Organization, he summed up the results of a three-day ministerial conference in Buenos Aires in the past week. There were simply none.
BERLIN The German economy will expand by 2.6 percent next year, the Ifo institute said on Thursday in its updated forecast for Europe's economic powerhouse, pointing to a broad upswing that is generating record-high employment and buoyant tax revenues.
BERLIN German exports fell unexpectedly in October while vibrant domestic demand pushed up imports, narrowing its trade surplus and adding to evidence that Europe's biggest economy started the fourth quarter on a weak footing, data showed on Friday.
BERLIN The leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) said on Friday he ruled out no option for forming a new government but stressed that a re-run of the outgoing "grand coalition" with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives was not a done deal.
BERLIN The leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), who are expected to enter talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on forming a coalition government, said Europe needed a joint finance minister and a euro zone budget to boost investment.
Berlin Wenige Tage vor einem G20-Stahlgipfel in Berlin ist Bundeswirtschaftsministerin Brigitte Zypries noch völlig offen, ob bei dem Treffen die Gefahr eines Handelskrieges gebannt werden kann.
BERLIN Germany hopes that a G20 steel summit in Berlin this week can help to avert a trade war, Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries told Reuters on Monday, warning that the EU would impose countermeasures if the United States opted for new tariffs.
BERLIN The leader of Germany's Social Democrats came under growing pressure on Thursday to drop his opposition to a new "grand coalition" with Angela Merkel's conservatives, with senior politicians arguing the party had a duty to promote stability. | Video
BERLIN Two veteran allies of Chancellor Angela Merkel appealed to Germany's parties on Tuesday to strike a compromise and form a stable government that could drag Europe's biggest economy out of a political impasse.
BERLIN The German economy will grow much more strongly than expected in 2017, expanding at its fastest rate in six years, the Ifo institute said on Friday, adding that the broad-based upswing would extend into next year.