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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

May 23 2018

After U.S. Dodd-Frank law changes, lobbyists fight for more

WASHINGTON Buoyed by the U.S. Congress passing legislation on Tuesday easing rules on banks, some business groups hope lawmakers will move quickly to change other financial rules they say are hurting Main Street businesses.

May 23 2018

Small banks trump Wall Street on Dodd-Frank rewrite

WASHINGTON Congress on Tuesday rolled back some of the restraints imposed on banks after the 2007-2009 global financial crisis, but big players like Goldman Sachs Group Inc , Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase & Co , will not be breaking out the champagne. | Video

May 23 2018

Small banks trump Wall Street on Dodd Frank rewrite

WASHINGTON Congress on Tuesday rolled back some of the restraints imposed on banks after the 2007-2009 global financial crisis, but big players like Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase, will not be breaking out the champagne.

May 22 2018

Congress eases post-crisis bank rules in victory for Trump

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives passed on Tuesday bipartisan legislation that would ease bank rules introduced in the wake of the 2007-2009 financial crisis, giving President Donald Trump a major legislative victory. | Video

May 22 2018

Small banks trump Wall Street on Dodd Frank rewrite

WASHINGTON, May 22 Congress on Tuesday rolled back some of the restraints imposed on banks after the 2007-2009 global financial crisis, but big players like Goldman Sachs , Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase, will not be breaking out the champagne.

May 22 2018

Key Senate Democrat not committed to further financial rule-easing

WASHINGTON Democratic U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, who backed a bank rule rewrite set to be passed by Congress, told Reuters on Tuesday she has not committed support for further rule-easing sought by Republican lawmakers.

May 11 2018

Fed to put Wells Fargo remediation plan to public board vote: letter

WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve board will hold a public vote on whether to lift growth restrictions on scandal-hit Wells Fargo following pressure from Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts lawmaker said on Friday.

Apr 28 2018

Emboldened by Trump, banks push to throw off old rule constraints

WASHINGTON Emboldened by President Trump's pledge to loosen laws introduced following the 2007-2009 global financial crisis, U.S. banks are pushing to scrap or revise more than a dozen other lesser-known rules they say are outdated, costly and hurt economic growth. | Video

Apr 26 2018

Wall Street seeks rule changes to encourage IPOs, staying public

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON Wall Street lobby groups urged U.S. policy makers and regulators to revamp rules to encourage more initial public offerings and to reduce the regulatory cost of staying public, in a white paper issued on Thursday.

Apr 26 2018

U.S. derivatives regulator proposes more flexible swaps trading rules

WASHINGTON The head of the U.S. derivatives watchdog on Thursday said he would like to allow more flexibility in the way swaps are traded while at the same time tightening requirements for reporting of such trades.

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