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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

18 Jul 2017

End to austerity? Poll gamble exposes rift in Britain's ruling party

LONDON An early election was meant to bind the Conservatives to Theresa May's agenda for at least five years, but instead it has badly shaken the governing party with ministers questioning its seven-year pursuit of austerity.

13 Jul 2017

Britain takes step towards Brexit with repeal bill

LONDON Britain published legislation on Thursday to sever political, financial and legal ties with the European Union, an important step towards Brexit but one which the opposition said it would challenge. | Video

05 Jul 2017

British PM May finds it lonely at the top, but battles on - for now

LONDON It's lonely at the top for British Prime Minister Theresa May but she's holding on -- for now. | Video

03 Jul 2017

London to step in if Northern Ireland power-sharing talks fail

LONDON/DUBLIN Britain will step in to manage public spending in Northern Ireland and may call regional elections if political parties there fail to form a new power-sharing executive soon, Northern Ireland Minister James Brokenshire said on Monday. | Video

30 Jun 2017

British PM wins major test in parliament over government plan

LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May won backing for her policy programme with a slender parliamentary majority on Thursday in the first test of her authority after an election setback and growing pressure on her Brexit and austerity agenda.

29 Jun 2017

Opposition Labour loses vote on UK austerity, pay cap

LONDON Britain's opposition Labour Party lost a vote to try to force Theresa May to change her austerity agenda and increase public sector pay on Wednesday, in the first of many expected challenges to the prime minister's ability to govern.

26 Jun 2017

May offers to protect benefits of EU citizens living in Britain

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled details of her plan to protect the rights of EU nationals living in Britain on Monday, saying the government would work to offer them largely the same benefits as British citizens.

23 Jun 2017

British PM May defends Brexit rights offer in face of EU doubts

BRUSSELS British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her offer to let millions of EU citizens stay in Britain after Brexit as fellow EU leaders responded coolly on Friday to her opening move in negotiations on Britain's withdrawal. | Video

23 Jun 2017

Offer to let EU citizens stay is fair, insists UK's May

BRUSSELS Prime Minister Theresa May defended her offer to guarantee EU citizens living in Britain broadly the same rights as Britons on Friday, saying differences could be overcome by a "constructive" attitude to Brexit talks. | Video

23 Jun 2017

Good start, not enough: EU leaders mull May's Brexit offer

BRUSSELS Theresa May offered fellow EU leaders a "fair" deal on Thursday for compatriots living in Britain after Brexit, though her peers sounded sceptical and demanded more detail from a prime minister weakened by an electoral misfire two weeks ago. | Video


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