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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 15 2015

Now available from Wal-Mart: sunlight

The company will disclose state-level lobbing spending for the first time.

May 14 2015

The USDA’s honey bee report is a buzzkill

The USDA just released a report on the state of America's honey bees, and the news is not that sweet.

May 13 2015

The surprising numbers in Verizon’s AOL buy

In the realm of global telecom mergers, Verizon's purchase of AOL is little more than a side note. But it's a lucrative one for those who bet on AOL back in 2009.

May 12 2015

Low oil prices have cost tens of thousands of American jobs

Planned layoffs in the energy sector have grown precipitously this calendar year, reflecting badly bruised oil prices.

May 11 2015

How an El Nino works

There's a good chance this will be an El Nino year. Here's how one works.

May 07 2015

Who will rule Britannia?

It is safe to say that nobody knows what the British government will look like three months from now.

May 06 2015

Banking on where Millennials will put their money

Millennials aren't that different from past generations -- they're just delayed.

May 05 2015

Mapping Boko Haram’s decline in Nigeria

As this Reuters graphic shows, since launching a counter-attack against Boko Haram in January, the Nigerian army and some 8,700 allied troops have systemically contained the Islamist fighting force Boko Haram.

Apr 30 2015

Not that kind of libertarian: Poll shows fondness for government programs

As this Reuters graphic shows, a Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted earlier this month found that one in five Americans self-identify as libertarian, with percentages skewing higher the younger the cohort. One in three respondents aged 18-29 consider themselves libertarian, but just 12 percent of those 60 or older similarly self-identify. Additionally, 25 percent of independents consider themselves libertarian, a rate considerably higher than that of either major party.

Apr 28 2015

More cops per person in Baltimore than most U.S. cities

Baltimore's problem with policing isn't due to a lack of police.


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