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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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18 Oct 2017

NAFTA negotiators trade barbs, indicate wide differences

WASHINGTON The top U.S. and Canadian and trade officials on Tuesday accused each other of sabotaging efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, even as they and Mexico agreed to extend talks into the first quarter of 2018. | Video

17 Oct 2017

Tough U.S. NAFTA demands send ball back into lobbyists' court

ARLINGTON, Va. Lobbying efforts on the North American Free Trade Agreement faced a major test this week after the Trump administration ignored advice from U.S. business groups and pitched proposals to radically reshape NAFTA, leaving its future in doubt.

16 Oct 2017

Tough U.S. NAFTA demands send ball back into lobbyists' court

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct 16 Lobbying efforts on the North American Free Trade Agreement hit a crucial stage this week after the Trump administration ignored the U.S. business community's advice and pitched proposals to radically reshape NAFTA, leaving its future in doubt.

15 Oct 2017

Time running out for NAFTA talks, set to be extended - sources

ARLINGTON, Va. Negotiators at talks to modernize NAFTA are running out of time and look set to extend the remaining rounds in a bid to meet an end-year deadline as tensions rise, three sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

15 Oct 2017

Grim reality of NAFTA talks sets in after tough U.S. demands

ARLINGTON, Va. Negotiators from Canada and Mexico grappled with U.S. demands to drastically alter the North American Free Trade Agreement on Saturday, as talks over renewal of the pact vilified by President Donald Trump ran through a fourth straight day.

14 Oct 2017

U.S. stance on auto industry sows more doubt about NAFTA overhaul

ARLINGTON, Va. The Trump administration on Friday demanded that U.S.-made content account for half the value of the cars and trucks sold under the North American Free Trade Agreement, raising further doubts about any potential deal to renew the pact.

13 Oct 2017

U.S. hikes tensions in NAFTA talks with call for 'sunset clause'

ARLINGTON, Va. Washington has dramatically increased tensions in talks to renew the North American Free Trade Agreement by proposing that the lifespan of any new deal be limited to five years, people familiar with the negotiations said on Thursday. | Video

07 Oct 2017

Mexico ex-first lady leaves opposition party for presidency bid

MEXICO CITY Former Mexican first lady Margarita Zavala, a leading contender to become president herself, said on Friday she was breaking with her party, deepening divisions in the opposition ahead of the 2018 presidential election.

05 Oct 2017

Maverick state governor takes aim at Mexican presidency

MEXICO CITY The first man in modern Mexican history to win a gubernatorial election as an independent said on Wednesday he aimed to run in the 2018 presidential election, putting pressure on the leading anti-establishment contender, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

01 Oct 2017

Trump blames Puerto Ricans for slow hurricane response

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday placed blame squarely on Puerto Ricans for the slow recovery from Hurricane Maria after critics and the mayor of San Juan complained his administration's response to the U.S. territory's plight was insufficient. | Video

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