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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

Dec 14 2017

French tech firm Atos to pursue Gemalto despite rebuff

PARIS Atos said on Thursday it would pursue its "friendly" bid for chipmaker Gemalto, despite a rejection of the French technology company's 4.3 billion euro ($5 billion) offer.

Dec 12 2017

World is losing the battle against climate change, Macron says

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a bleak assessment on the global fight against climate change to dozens of world leaders and company executives on Tuesday, telling them: "We are losing the battle". | Video

Dec 12 2017

Trump's climate politics propel US scientist to new start in France

PARIS When U.S.-based scientist Christopher Cantrell heard President Donald Trump pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, he did not imagine that six months later he would be shaking the French leader's hand and starting anew in France.

Dec 02 2017

France's Macron calls on Iraq to dismantle all militias

PARIS/BAGHDAD French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday called on Iraq to dismantle all militias, including the government-sanctioned, Iran-backed Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF), a rare public call to do so by a major Western leader. | Video

Nov 23 2017

Macron tones down criticism of Poland, but concerned by its judicial reform plans

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that Poland's plans to overhaul the judiciary remained a cause for concern though there were a decreasing number of subjects where the two countries did not see eye-to-eye.

Nov 07 2017

France postpones target for cutting nuclear share of power production

PARIS The French government has postponed a long-held target to reduce the share of nuclear energy in the country's power production after grid operator RTE warned it risked supply shortages after 2020 and could miss a goal to curb carbon emissions.

Nov 07 2017

France postpones target to drop share of nuclear energy in power mix

PARIS President Emmanuel Macron's government on Tuesday postponed a long-held target to reduce the share of nuclear energy in France's electricity generation.

Nov 05 2017

France's Le Maire heads to Berlin to test Eurogroup waters

BERLIN/PARIS French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire will meet German officials in Berlin this week to discuss the future of the euro zone and assess his own prospects of becoming the next chairman of the Eurogroup forum of finance ministers.

Oct 18 2017

In working class Paris suburb, 'Macronomics' falls flat

GENNEVILLIERS, France In Gennevilliers, a communist-held suburb on the Paris outskirts, President Emmanuel Macron's promises to help the poor are met with scorn.

Oct 15 2017

Macron urges the French to value success, rejects 'president of rich' tag

PARIS Emmanuel Macron on Sunday said he was a president of all French, dismissing opponents' criticisms that his policies favor the rich while urging his countrymen to adopt a more positive attitude toward success.

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