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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Arlington, Texas may be already be the home of the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers but its mayor Jeff Williams told Keeping Score host Rick Horrow about the city’s plans to become middle America’s eSports mecca.
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Philanthropies mine teams, leagues and big events to fund causes.
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