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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WEST ORANGE, N.J./NORTH AVONDALE, Ohio Aftab Pureval, a Democrat seeking to unseat a Republican congressman in Ohio, knows the political risks in calling for gun restrictions – and taking on the powerful National Rifle Association, which has spent more than $115,000 supporting his opponent over the years. | Video
DUBLIN, Ohio Becky von Zastrow often votes Republican in her affluent central Ohio suburb - but her dissatisfaction with U.S. President Donald Trump has convinced her to back the Democrat in a special-election test for both parties next month.
PAHRUMP, Nev. He styles himself as America's best-known pimp, a strip-club owner who runs multiple brothels and looks set to win a seat as a Republican in the Nevada legislature with the blessing of many conservative Christian voters. | Video
DUBUQUE, Iowa (In this May 4 story, corrects paragraphs 28 and 29 to show that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton won the support of union households by 9 percentage points over Republican Donald Trump, according to national exit polls conducted by Edison Research. The original story incorrectly cited the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) as the source for figures and incorrectly stated Clinton's margin of victory as 8 percentage points.) | Video
ATLANTA/NEW YORK Fabiola Diaz, 18, sits in the food court of her Georgia high school and meticulously fills out a voter registration form.
WASHINGTON, Penn Mark Marran, an operations manager for a Fortune 500 company, voted for Donald Trump. Two weeks ago he noticed an extra $100 in his bimonthly pay check, courtesy of sweeping tax cuts passed by the Republican Congress late last year. | Video
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pennsylvania/WASHINGTON In the Fox & Hound sports bar, next to a shopping mall in suburban Philadelphia, four Democrats are giving speeches to potential voters as they begin their journey to try to unseat Republican congressman Pat Meehan in next year's elections.
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas Joe Holcombe and his wife, Claryce, lost eight members of their family in the Texas church shooting last Sunday, including their son, grandchildren, a pregnant granddaughter-in-law and a great- granddaughter who was still a toddler. But they are serene.
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas The tiny Texas town reeling from a gun massacre that killed 26 churchgoers buried the first of the victims on Saturday, in a remote cemetery where a series of funerals is being held this week.
COLUMBUS, Ohio Doug Corcoran is in the trenches every day in the fight against the opioid crisis in the rural Ohio county he helps oversee.