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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

Jan 16 2018

Greek parliament approves more bailout reforms despite protests

ATHENS Greece's parliament on Monday passed a swathe of reforms demanded by international lenders in exchange for fresh bailout funds, a success for the government but a blow to thousands of people protesting outside. | Video

Dec 27 2017

The lipstick effect: Greeks discover need to pamper in crisis

ATHENS Eva Vorlioti, a divorced mother of two, was forced to move back in with her parents to make ends meet during Greece's debt crisis. While she cannot change the past, she is trying to efface one of its reminders: Her wrinkles. | Video

Dec 07 2017

Greece and Turkey trade barbs as Erdogan visits Athens

ATHENS Greece and Turkey squared up over old disputes on Thursday during a state visit to Athens by President Tayyip Erdogan that quickly descended into verbal sparring over a list of historical grievances. | Video

Dec 06 2017

Greece, Turkey seek closer ties with Erdogan visit, but no quick fixes

ATHENS/ANKARA Turkish President Tayip Erdogan will make a historic visit to Greece this week, a sign that relations between the two countries are improving, although a long list of grievances remains on both sides.

Nov 29 2017

Greek police clash with protesters at property foreclosure auction

ATHENS Greek police used teargas on Wednesday to disperse protesters from an Athens courtroom where they had been trying to halt dozens of planned foreclosure auctions of property.

Oct 19 2017

Greece plays down financial impact of any F-16 jet deal

ATHENS A potential deal with the United States to upgrade dozens of Greece's F-16 fighter jets is not expected to harm its fiscal progress and should not worry its EU lenders, a Greek government spokesman said on Thursday.

Oct 18 2017

Greece, lenders to start talks again, as countdown starts

ATHENS Greece's creditors will return to Athens next week to assess its bailout compliance, in a review which should be concluded swiftly if the country is to meet its goal of emerging from lenders' supervision next year.

Oct 12 2017

Greece dangles jackpot prize to curb tax dodgers

ATHENS, Oct 12 Greece is dangling the lure of a jackpot prize to coax people into paying their taxes, hoping to curb endemic tax evasion.

Oct 10 2017

Greece passes sex change law opposed by Orthodox Church

ATHENS The Greek parliament passed a law on Tuesday to make it easier for people to change their legally recognized gender, a move that angered the Church but was welcomed as long-overdue by human rights groups.

Oct 09 2017

Greece debates bill on legal gender change, divisions laid bare

ATHENS Greece began debating on Monday a bill allowing people to change their gender identity without medical treatment, a move that was welcomed by human rights groups but exposed political divisions and church opposition.


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