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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

Oct 18 2017

Trump, Puerto Rico governor to discuss hurricane aid at White House

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump and Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello are due to meet at the White House on Thursday to discuss rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Maria devastated the island a month ago, the White House said.

Oct 07 2017

In Puerto Rico, lives depend on volunteer doctors and diesel generators

OROCOVIS, Puerto Rico At a community center in Orocovis, an isolated agricultural town of 23,000 in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, six oxygen-dependent patients drew breath with the help of the diesel generator powering their equipment.

Oct 04 2017

Special Report: The bankrupt utility behind Puerto Rico’s power crisis

SALINAS, Puerto Rico/NEW YORK In the rural village of Salinas in southern Puerto Rico, frayed electric lines hanging from a utility pole blew in the breeze last week near the town square. | Video

Oct 04 2017

Puerto Rico mayors play outsized role in hurricane recovery

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico Standing in the yard of her home in Guaynabo on Sunday, Rosymar Diaz greeted an unexpected visitor on the other side of her chain-link fence: the city's mayor, Angel Perez.

Oct 02 2017

Puerto Ricans desperate for cell service turn to Mexican carrier

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico Puerto Ricans exasperated by the patchy U.S. relief response to their hurricane-blasted island are turning to a Mexican billionaire's mobile phone network they say has been faster to restore service.

Oct 02 2017

In Puerto Rico, acute shortages plunge the masses into survival struggle

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico Brian Jimenez had burned through dwindling supplies of scarce gasoline on a 45-minute drive in search of somewhere to fill his grandmother’s blood thinner prescription. He ended up in Fajardo, a scruffy town of strip malls on Puerto Rico’s northeastern tip, where a line of 400 waited outside a Walmart.

Oct 02 2017

Puerto Ricans desperate for cell service turn to Mexican carrier

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico, Oct 2 Puerto Ricans exasperated by the patchy U.S. relief response to their hurricane-blasted island are turning to a Mexican billionaire's mobile phone network they say has been faster to restore service.

Oct 02 2017

In Puerto Rico, acute shortages plunge the masses into survival struggle

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico Brian Jimenez had burned through dwindling supplies of scarce gasoline on a 45-minute drive in search of somewhere to fill his grandmother’s blood thinner prescription. He ended up in Fajardo, a scruffy town of strip malls on Puerto Rico’s northeastern tip, where a line of 400 waited outside a Walmart.

Oct 01 2017

Puerto Rico governor says relief arriving to storm-ravaged rural areas

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico’s governor says efforts to restore cell service, gas and other basic needs to the island’s rural residents are progressing, even as many in those towns report feeling forgotten. | Video

Oct 01 2017

Puerto Rico governor says relief arriving to storm-ravaged rural areas

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico’s governor says efforts to restore cell service, gas and other basic needs to the island’s rural residents are progressing, even as many in those towns report feeling forgotten. | Video

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