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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

May 26 2013

Two freight trains collide in Missouri, bringing down overpass

ST. LOUIS Two freight trains collided at a rail intersection in rural Missouri on Saturday, triggering the collapse of a highway overpass when at least a dozen rail cars derailed and struck a support pillar, authorities said.

May 25 2013

Two freight trains collide in Missouri, bringing down overpass

ST. LOUIS Two freight trains collided at a rail intersection in rural Missouri on Saturday, triggering the collapse of a highway overpass when at least a dozen rail cars derailed and struck a support pillar, authorities said.

May 25 2013

Two freight trains collide in Missouri, bringing down overpass

ST. LOUIS Two freight trains collided at a rail intersection in rural Missouri on Saturday, triggering the collapse of a highway overpass when at least a dozen rail cars derailed and struck a support pillar, authorities said.

May 25 2013

Two freight trains collide in Missouri, bringing down overpass

ST. LOUIS Two freight trains collided at a rail intersection in rural Missouri on Saturday, triggering the collapse of a highway overpass when at least a dozen rail cars derailed and struck a support pillar, authorities said.

May 25 2013

Two freight trains collide in Missouri, bringing down overpass

ST. LOUIS Two freight trains collided at a rail intersection in rural Missouri on Saturday, triggering the collapse of a highway overpass when at least a dozen rail cars derailed and struck a support pillar, authorities said.

May 20 2013

Five killed, six injured from church group in Illinois van crash

ST. LOUIS, Mo Five people were killed and six were injured Monday morning when a van carrying them home from a religious gathering in California rolled over off of Interstate 70 near Vandalia in southern Illinois, police said.

May 03 2013

Mine workers union warns of strike at Patriot Coal if contract voided

ST. LOUIS, May 3 A lawyer for the United Mine Workers of America on Friday told a bankruptcy judge it would be forced to strike if Patriot Coal Corp succeeds in voiding its contract with the union, as five days of contentious court hearings came to an end.

May 01 2013

Patriot CEO says proposed cuts are workers' best chance

ST. LOUIS, May 1 Patriot Coal Corp's top boss on Wednesday told a court that the bankrupt company's unionized workers would benefit if Patriot were allowed to implement $150 million a year in proposed cuts.

Apr 29 2013

Patriot, coal miners square off over benefits

ST. LOUIS/NEW YORK Arguments got under way on Monday over the fate of healthcare and pension benefits for unionized workers of Patriot Coal Corp as thousands of miners rallied against massive cuts proposed by the company.

Mar 12 2013

Trio of fugitives recaptured after breaking out of Missouri jail

POPLAR BLUFF, Missouri Three fugitives, two of them charged with murder, were recaptured on Tuesday about 16 hours after they escaped from a Missouri jail by crawling through ceiling ductwork, authorities said.

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