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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

Jul 16 2018

Chinese 'highway to nowhere' haunts Montenegro

PODGORICA Perched atop massive cement pillars that tower above Montenegro's picturesque Moraca river canyon, scores of Chinese workers are building a state-of-the-art highway through some of the roughest terrain in southern Europe. | Video

Jul 04 2018

China's ambitions in eastern Europe to face scrutiny at summit

SOFIA/BERLIN/BRUSSELS China meets central and eastern European leaders on Saturday for a summit where Beijing's promises of big infrastructure deals will come under greater scrutiny with some participants saying the annual gatherings yield little.

Jul 04 2018

Exclusive: China presses Europe for anti-U.S. alliance on trade

BRUSSELS/BERLIN China is putting pressure on the European Union to issue a strong joint statement against President Donald Trump's trade policies at a summit later this month but is facing resistance, European officials said. | Video

Jun 29 2018

EU cuts migration deal after marathon talks, differences remain

BRUSSELS European leaders reached a deal on migration in the early hours of Friday after tortuous talks, but details were vague, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel conceded differences remained on an issue that threatens her political career. | Video

Jun 29 2018

Shotgun migrant deal frees Merkel to fight another day

BERLIN/BRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared to have secured a temporary respite for her government with an early morning migration deal in Brussels that, while short on substance, looks to have mollified her restless Bavarian allies.

Jun 29 2018

Shotgun migrant deal frees Merkel to fight another day

BERLIN/BRUSSELS German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared to have secured a temporary respite for her government with an early morning migration deal in Brussels that, while short on substance, looks to have mollified her restless Bavarian allies.

Jun 26 2018

Once a climate leader, Germany risks being 'left behind': Al Gore

BERLIN After years of leadership on climate change, Germany risks being left behind as other countries move more aggressively to cut their reliance on coal and phase out the internal combustion engine, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore said on Tuesday.

Jun 08 2018

France calls for more German ambition on the euro zone

BERLIN France called on Friday for more ambition from Germany in reforming the euro zone, saying Europe faced a "now or never" moment with rising external threats from the United States and China.

Jun 06 2018

Macron wants 'more ambitious' deal on euro zone: sources

BERLIN/PARIS France wants a more ambitious reform of the euro zone than the one sketched out by Angela Merkel and will press the German chancellor for additional concessions on a euro zone budget and banking union in the weeks ahead, French officials say.

Jun 03 2018

With Trump tensions high, Merkel reaches out to Macron on Europe

BERLIN Germany's Angela Merkel has offered her most detailed response to French President Emmanuel Macron's ideas for reforming Europe, seeking to avert a damaging rift with Paris at a time of high anxiety over Italy and growing transatlantic tensions.

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