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.
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(This January 26 story corrects number of asylum applications in paragraph 10 to make clear they refer to just the month of November)
(This January 27 story corrects number of asylum applications in paragraph 11 to make clear they refer to just the month of November) | Video
PRAGUE Czech President Milos Zeman won a second term in a presidential election on Saturday, gaining the backing of voters for his tough stance against immigration and his courtship of Russia and China. | Video
KLATOVY, Czech Republic Jiri Drahos is a staunch pro-European in one of the EU's most eurosceptic member states, and yet he is in a neck-and-neck race to win the Czech presidency this weekend.
PRAGUE The Czech parliament lifted Prime Minister Andrej Babis' immunity on Friday, leaving him open to prosecution over accusations he fraudulently received European Union subsidies.
PRAGUE The cabinet of Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis resigned on Wednesday, a day after losing a confidence vote on the billionaire politician's first attempt to form a government while battling fraud allegations.
PRAGUE Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis's minority government lost a confidence vote on Tuesday, forcing him to try to cut a deal with opposition parties to stay in office while he also battles allegations of subsidy fraud.
PRAGUE Czechs, like fellow voters from Europe to the United States, must weigh promises of a more outward-looking society against protection from the uncertainties of the global economy and immigration when they elect their president later this month.
PRAGUE Russia-friendly Czech President Milos Zeman won the first round of voting to retain his job on Saturday, but pro-western runner-up Jiri Drahos will be a formidable opponent in the second round vote in two weeks, nearly complete results showed. | Video
Prag Die Wiederwahl des tschechischen Präsidenten Milos Zeman ist trotz eines Erfolgs in der ersten Runde nicht gesichert.