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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

Sep 22 2017

Commentary: At the UN, Trump’s silences spoke volumes

President Donald Trump’s opening speech at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday is drawing widespread criticism for his aggressive statements about North Korea and Iran, but it is just as significant for what he didn’t mention at all.

Jan 31 2017

Commentary: ‘Why is my family a national security threat?’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Farah Marcolla's life has been upended by the stroke of President Donald Trump's pen.

Apr 05 2016

With new deal, a refugee’s rights come down to luck

If Turkey is a crowded departure hall to a better life, Greece is now a transit lounge for those who’ve missed their connection. Many will never move onward to northern Europe; others will only move backward.

Feb 09 2016

Will the EU really fence off one of its own members?

An era of closed European borders will just push those trapped in Greece to try ever more dangerous routes to get out.


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