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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

Aug 09 2017

Kenya election chief rejects opposition's hacking claims as protests erupt

NAIROBI Kenya's election commission dismissed claims on Wednesday by opposition leader Raila Odinga that its systems and website had been hacked to produce a "fictitious" lead for Odinga's long-time rival President Uhuru Kenyatta. | Video

Jul 31 2017

Farmers, jobless vie for votes as small-scale politics spreads in Kenya

BARUT, Kenya Peter Maritim rolled along Barut's main street in his home-made wheelchair, shouting out to voters - just one of 13 candidates campaigning for the tiny Kenyan town's single seat in the county assembly.

Jul 19 2017

Kenyan leaders steer clear of hate speech before vote, but monitors wary

NAIROBI Kenyan politicians are steering clear of inflammatory rhetoric at large public rallies before next month's vote, but there are fears that hate speech is still spreading online and at smaller meetings out of sight of authorities, monitors said.

May 19 2017

Threat of malnutrition still high in Somalia despite onset of rains: ICRC

NAIROBI Rains in Somalia have brought relief from drought but malnutrition remains a threat, the International Red Cross said on Friday, with the number of children admitted to its feeding centers nationwide nearly doubling over the last year.


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