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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.

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11 Oct 2017

Da Vinci portrait of Christ expected to fetch $100 million at auction

NEW YORK The last privately owned Leonardo da Vinci painting and one of fewer than 20 by the Renaissance artist known to still exist is hitting the auction block, Christie's announced on Tuesday. | Video

15 Aug 2017

Scaramucci says Trump must own his initial failure to condemn neo-Nazis

NEW YORK Fired White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci described President Donald Trump as a "compassionate person" on Monday but said he should have condemned neo-Nazis in his initial statement about the violence in Virginia.

15 Aug 2017

Scaramucci says Trump must own his initial failure to condemn neo-Nazis

NEW YORK Fired White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci described President Donald Trump as a "compassionate person" on Monday but said he should have condemned neo-Nazis in his initial statement about the violence in Virginia.

17 Jul 2017

Minneapolis mayor demands answers after police kill Australian woman

The mayor of Minneapolis demanded answers on Sunday after an Australian woman was shot and killed by a police officer in the city, having apparently reported a disturbance outside her home. | Video

12 Jun 2017

"Dear Evan Hansen," Bette Midler, "Oslo" win big at Broadway's Tony Awards

NEW YORK "Dear Evan Hansen," the teen-angst driven musical about a high school outsider, won the top prize at Sunday's Tony Awards, Broadway highest honors, while J.T. Rogers' Mideast peace accord drama "Oslo" was named best play. | Video

11 Jun 2017

Timely shows, big stars vie for top honors at Broadway's Tony Awards

NEW YORK Shows about teen suicide, Middle East peace negotiations, labor strife and the Sept. 11 attacks will square off on Sunday at the annual Tony Awards honoring the best of Broadway theater.

07 Jun 2017

Rockefeller art collection to be auctioned benefiting charities

NEW YORK Works of art, furniture and decorative objects from the collection of the late David Rockefeller, the billionaire banker and philanthropist who was the last surviving grandchild of Standard Oil founder John D. Rockefeller, will be sold at auction next year, Christie's said on Wednesday.

05 Jun 2017

Top Drama Desk awards for 'Oslo,' 'Come From Away' and Bette Midler in 'Hello, Dolly!'

NEW YORK The musical "Come From Away," the play "Oslo," and Bette Midler in a hit revival of "Hello, Dolly!" were among the top winners at Sunday's Drama Desk Awards, one of a series of theater honors leading up to Broadway's top honors, the Tony Awards.

19 May 2017

Basquiat canvas soars to record $110.5 million at Sotheby's auction

NEW YORK A little-seen painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat that sold for $19,000 in 1984 soared to an astounding $110.5 million at Sotheby's on Thursday, the second-highest price ever for a work of contemporary art. | Video

18 May 2017

Two works break $50 million barrier at Christie's $448 million contemporary sale

NEW YORK Works by Francis Bacon and Cy Twombly each sold for more than $50 million at Christie's on Wednesday, helping drive a $448 million sale of contemporary art that met expectations in an uncertain market.

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