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Philip Blenkinsop

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

Feb 07 2018

Mexico aims for EU free-trade deal by end of February

BRUSSELS Mexico believes it can conclude a new free-trade agreement with the European Union before the end of February, a Mexican official close to the talks said on Wednesday.

Feb 05 2018

Surviving suspect in 2015 Paris attacks refuses to answer Belgian court

BRUSSELS The prime surviving suspect in the Islamic State attacks in Paris that killed 130 people refused to answer questions when his trial for a later shooting incident opened on Monday in Belgium, defying his accusers and relatives of the victims. | Video

Jan 31 2018

EU launches new trade inquiry into Argentine biodiesel

BRUSSELS The European Commission has begun a new investigation into whether Argentine biodiesel exporters benefit from unfair subsidies, following a complaint in December by the European Biodiesel Board (EBB).

Jan 31 2018

EU yields more on beef to accelerate Latam trade talks

BRUSSELS The European Union has offered to open its markets to more beef from Latin American bloc Mercosur to try to conclude negotiations for what could be its most lucrative trade deal to date.

Jan 31 2018

Euro zone inflation dip underpins ECB caution

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT Euro zone inflation slowed further in January, underpinning the European Central Bank's caution in removing stimulus any further as even a surge in crude oil prices is keeping consumer price pressures muted.

Jan 21 2018

At a three-year high, euro faces ECB scrutiny

BRUSSELS After hitting a three-year high against the dollar, the strong euro is likely to preoccupy global markets and European Central Bank policymakers in particular in the coming week. | Video

Jan 15 2018

America Last? EU says Trump is losing on trade

BRUSSELS The European Union's trade tsar has no idea what Donald Trump will tell his audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos next week, but she is clear what the EU's message to the U.S. president will be. | Video

Jan 10 2018

EU calls on Myanmar to free Reuters journalists

BRUSSELS The European Union called on the Myanmar authorities to release two Reuters journalists after a court hearing in Yangon on Wednesday at which prosecutors sought charges against them under the Official Secrets Act.

Jan 10 2018

EU calls on Myanmar to free Reuters journalists

BRUSSELS The European Union called on the Myanmar authorities to release two Reuters journalists after a court hearing in Yangon on Wednesday at which prosecutors sought charges against them under the Official Secrets Act.

Jan 10 2018

EU calls on Myanmar to free Reuters journalists

BRUSSELS The European Union called on the Myanmar authorities to release two Reuters journalists after a court hearing in Yangon on Wednesday at which prosecutors sought charges against them under the Official Secrets Act.

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