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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

19 Aug 2017

Mayor says Lee statue must go as debate over U.S. slave past rages

RICHMOND, Va. The mayor of Charlottesville called on Friday for a special session of Virginia's legislature to let localities decide the fate of Confederate monuments like the statue at the center of a far-right rally last week that turned deadly. | Video

13 Aug 2017

At least one dead as U.S. white nationalists ignite Virginia clashes

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. A gathering of hundreds of white nationalists in Virginia took a deadly turn on Saturday when a car plowed into a group of counter-protesters and killed at least one person in a flare up of violence that challenged U.S. President Donald Trump. | Video

31 Aug 2012

Ex-lacrosse player gets 23 years in U.S. prison for murder

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia A former University of Virginia lacrosse player was sentenced to 23 years in prison on Thursday for the 2010 murder of his ex-girlfriend, who was beaten to death shortly before she was due to graduate.

31 Aug 2012

Ex-UVa lacrosse player gets 23 years in prison for murder

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia A former University of Virginia lacrosse player was sentenced to 23 years in prison on Thursday for the 2010 murder of his ex-girlfriend, who was beaten to death shortly before she was due to graduate.

27 Jun 2012

University of Virginia reinstates president after protests

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia The president of the University of Virginia was reinstated on Tuesday by the school's board, whose surprise decision to force her out two weeks ago set off a wave of protests by faculty and students.

15 Jun 2012

Virginia university faculty air doubts over resignation

RICHMOND, Virginia Faculty leaders at the University of Virginia adopted a resolution on Thursday expressing strong support for the school's ousted president and a lack of confidence in the governing board that decided to replace her.

23 Apr 2012

Former Atlanta Falcons safety Easterling dead at 62

RICHMOND, Virginia Former Atlanta Falcons safety Ray Easterling, who suffered several concussions playing football during the 1970s, died on Thursday at the age of 62, his wife confirmed on Sunday.

23 Apr 2012

Former Atlanta Falcons safety Easterling dead at 62

RICHMOND, Va., April 23 Former Atlanta Falcons safety Ray Easterling, who suffered several concussions playing football during the 1970s, died on Thursday at the age of 62, his wife confirmed on Sunday.

31 Mar 2012

Judge dismisses Virginia Tech fine for slow alert

RICHMOND, Virginia A judge has thrown out a fine imposed by federal education officials against Virginia Tech, finding the school did not wait too long under federal law to alert students of the first shootings in a 2007 rampage that left 32 innocent people dead.

23 Feb 2012

Ex-lacrosse player at UVA convicted of murdering ex-girlfriend

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia A jury on Wednesday found former University of Virginia lacrosse player George Huguely V guilty of second-degree murder in the 2010 death of his ex-girlfriend, and recommended he serve 25 years in prison.

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