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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

Feb 16 2018

Flynn the bichon frise fetches top prize at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

NEW YORK A bichon frise named Flynn was crowned "best in show" at the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday, wagging his tail to triumph over nearly 3,000 dogs entered in the world-renowned contest for pure-bred canines. | Video

Feb 16 2018

Glass ceiling for dogs? Males win Westminster almost twice as often

NEW YORK After the German shepherd Rumor won the top prize at last year's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, she had her first litter of puppies and retired from competition, like many female show dogs. | Video

Feb 13 2018

Top dog to fetch "Best in Show" prize at New York Westminster Show

NEW YORK, Feb 13 Even the most prestigious pooches in the 142nd annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, where top dog will be crowned "Best of Show" on Tuesday, are still cuddly canines at heart.

Feb 13 2018

Pug, borzoi among breeds to advance to final at Westminster Dog Show

NEW YORK A borzoi, pug, bichon frise and border collie won Monday's group competitions at the 142nd annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and will vie for the contest's top prize. | Video

Feb 07 2018

Dollar posts best day in three months; euro tumbles

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar rose on Wednesday, marking its biggest one-day gain in more than three months against a basket of currencies, even as Wall Street recovered from Monday's stock market rout and limited the greenback's safe-haven appeal.

Feb 06 2018

Dollar pares gains as global shares come off lows

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar index reversed course on Tuesday, erasing most of the gains it made earlier in the session as Wall Street came off its lows in choppy trading a day after the Dow and S&P 500 stock indexes posted their biggest declines since August 2011.

Feb 05 2018

Connecticut governor proposes budget tweaks to reduce deficit

NEW YORK Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy on Monday proposed several adjustments to the state's biennial budget in an attempt to reduce a projected general fund deficit in fiscal 2020 to $844 million from nearly $2.2 billion.

Feb 01 2018

Maryland to sue U.S. government over new federal tax bill

NEW YORK, Feb 1 Maryland's attorney general said on Thursday the state will join New York, New Jersey and Connecticut in filing a lawsuit to challenge the constitutionality of the new federal tax bill.

Feb 01 2018

Dollar falls again as euro rises on economic optimism

NEW YORK The dollar fell on Thursday against a basket of currencies, with the euro rising due to growing investor optimism in the economies that use the single currency.

Jan 31 2018

Dollar falls ahead of Fed announcement; euro strengthens

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar was lower on Wednesday ahead of a Federal Reserve policy announcement that was widely expected to leave interest rates unchanged but nod to the strengthening economy, while the euro rose on firm underlying euro zone inflation data.


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