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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

Jun 17 2018

U.S. judge sends ex-Trump campaign head Manafort to jail until trial

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's former election campaign manager, Paul Manafort, was sent to jail pending trial on Friday after being charged with witness tampering, the latest episode in his long fall from grace. | Video

Jun 14 2018

Report rebukes Comey, but says no bias in Clinton email case

WASHINGTON Former FBI Director James Comey made a "serious error of judgment" when he announced shortly before the 2016 U.S. presidential election that he was reopening an investigation into candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private e-mail server, the Justice Department's internal watchdog said on Thursday. | Video

Jun 14 2018

Watchdog - Ex-FBI director Comey made 'serious error' in Clinton probe disclosures

WASHINGTON Former FBI Director James Comey made a "serious error of judgement" when he announced shortly before the 2016 U.S. presidential election that he was reopening an investigation into candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private e-mail server, the Justice Department's internal watchdog said on Thursday.

Jun 14 2018

Watchdog: Ex-FBI director Comey made 'serious error' in Clinton probe disclosures

WASHINGTON Former FBI Director James Comey made a "serious error of judgment" when he announced shortly before the 2016 U.S. presidential election that he was reopening an investigation into candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private e-mail server, the Justice Department's internal watchdog said on Thursday.

Jun 13 2018

U.S. Justice Dept targets discrimination against houses of worship

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it was planning to ramp up efforts to bring more civil rights lawsuits against municipalities that try to discriminate against houses of worship.

Jun 11 2018

Oregon lawmakers demand immigration detainees have access to lawyers

WASHINGTON Congressional Democrats from Oregon said on Monday they are fearful that immigration detainees being held in a federal prison in Sheridan do not have access to lawyers for advice on their civil immigration cases.

Jun 11 2018

U.S. attorney general curbs asylum for immigrant victims of violence

WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday overturned a grant of asylum to a Salvadoran domestic abuse victim, potentially excluding immigrants seeking refuge from sexual, gang and other forms of violence in their home countries. | Video

Jun 11 2018

Ex-Trump campaign aide Manafort to be arraigned Friday on new charges

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort will be arraigned on Friday following a third superseding indictment against him by Special Counsel Robert Mueller that lodged additional charges on accusations of witness tampering.

Jun 11 2018

House panel questions FDA's track record combating illegal opioids

WASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers fear the Food and Drug Administration is not doing enough to stop the flow of illegal drugs into the United States as the country works to combat the opioid epidemic.

Jun 10 2018

White House adviser says Canada's Trudeau 'stabbed us in the back'

WASHINGTON The top White House economic adviser accused Canada's prime minister on Sunday of betraying President Donald Trump with "polarizing" statements on U.S. trade policy that risked making the American leader look weak on the eve of a historic summit with North Korea. | Video

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