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 Shares gained worldwide on Friday and Wall Street notched closing record highs on U.S. tax legislation optimism, while the U.S. yield curve turned its flattest in a decade after the Federal Reserve hiked interest rates this week. | Video
NEW YORK U.S. municipal bond and note issuance were expected to total about $11.77 billion next week, according to Thomson Reuters data, a larger-than-usual amount ahead of the holiday season as issuers mull potential changes to the federal tax code.
NEW YORK New York and New Jersey on Thursday committed $1.75 billion and $1.9 billion, respectively, to fund a new rail tunnel underneath New York's Hudson River, part of an urgent program to expand and renovate Amtrak's aging and heavily traveled Northeast Corridor line.
NEW YORK World shares were lower on Thursday after concern from investors over potential obstacles to Republican's tax overhaul and a slate of policy meetings from major central banks in Europe. | Video
NEW YORK "Cautious" U.S. state budgets enacted for fiscal year 2018 reflect the limitations states faced from two consecutive years of slow revenue growth as well as spending pressure for pensions and healthcare, according to a report released on Thursday.
NEW YORK, Dec 14 "Cautious" U.S. state budgets enacted for fiscal year 2018 reflect the limitations states faced from two consecutive years of slow revenue growth as well as spending pressure for pensions and healthcare, according to a report released on Thursday.
NEW YORK A gauge of world shares rose to further record highs after the Federal Reserve announced a widely expected interest rate hike on Wednesday, while U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar fell. | Video
NEW YORK The funded status of 100 of the largest U.S. public pension plans grew by $36 billion in third quarter of 2017, boosted by strong equity returns, according to a report released on Tuesday by consulting services company Milliman.
NEW YORK The S&P 500 and the Dow closed higher on Tuesday along with major European stock indexes a day ahead of the Federal Reserve's expected U.S. interest rate hike, while Brent crude oil fell after reaching $65 per barrel for the first time since mid-2015.
NEW YORK U.S. stocks closed higher on Monday as investors prepared for an expected Federal Reserve rate hike later in the week, while stocks rose around the world on continued solid global economic growth indicators. | Video