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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

May 30 2017

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Oct 26 2015

Trump’s teeny tiny $1-million loan from daddy

“It has not been easy for me,” says Trump. “I started off in Brooklyn, my father gave me a small loan of $1 million."

May 20 2015

Who are Yemen’s Houthis?

The Houthi rebels began as a movement of young men, the Believing Youth, created in 1992 to back the rights of the Zaydi Shi'ite sect, whose Hashemite line ruled for 1,000 years before Yemen's 1962 revolution.

May 01 2015

Britain votes: Who’s who in the UK election?

Neither Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives nor the opposition Labour Party have been able to break a decisive lead in opinion polls for weeks and smaller parties could emerge as key players from the vote, in which Britons will elect their members of parliament for the next five years.

Mar 20 2015

An investor’s view of why Putin’s days may be numbered

Investor Bill Browder, author of “Red Notice,” explains how Vladimir Putin gained total control over Russia, including its oligarchs, in what he calls a “Sopranos moment.” | Video

Nov 07 2014

Editor’s note: Reader comments in the age of social media

During the past few years, much has changed about how readers interact with news. They find coverage in diverse places and in new ways. They watch video, use graphics and calculators and relate to content far differently than in the past.


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