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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NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New Jersey gave child advocates a boost on Friday as it became the second U.S. state to outlaw child marriage in as many months.
NEW YORK, June 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Asylum seekers moving to Europe have raised their adopted nations' economic output, lowered unemployment and not placed a burden on public finances, scientists said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Puerto Rico should use some of the billions of dollars in aid pledged after a deadly hurricane last year to fix a flawed land ownership system that is hampering reconstruction, community leaders said in a report published on Wednesday.
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Victims of sex trafficking could sue U.S. websites used to sell their bodies online, experts said, as a new law signals a drive by Washington to clamp down on soaring internet sex slavery.
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A year after President Donald Trump vowed to pull the United States out of a global pact to fight climate change, experts lamented the move but welcomed efforts by cities and states to fill the gap.
NEW YORK, May 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A year after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of a global pact to fight climate change, experts lament the move but welcome efforts by cities and states to fill the gap.
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Sudanese teen sentenced to death after killing her husband as he tried to rape her has appealed the ruling amid growing support by celebrities and on social media.
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United States has banned cotton imported from Turkmenistan due to findings of state-enforced slave labor, a move celebrated by activists who said they hope other nations using enslaved workers will come under similar scrutiny.
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Caitlin Helms was shopping with her mother in downtown New York when a sign in a store window stopped them in their tracks - "The world's first gender-free store".
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Scientists are hunting for the mysterious source of surging levels of a gas that is outlawed for depleting the planet's protective ozone layer, United Nations officials said on Friday.