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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MELBOURNE Lisa De Vanna once had to wash her sports bras in the sinks of cheap hotels to save money but the footballer is now relishing the good times as a surge of investment transforms women's professional sport in Australia.
MELBOURNE Marc Leishman's dominant BMW Championship victory has put him in the frame for the FedExCup's $10 million bonus but the Australian would prize the validation of beating the world's best much more than the money, his long-time coach has said.
MELBOURNE Reece Hodge has been at the heart of a gloomy season for Australian rugby but the versatile back sees a bright future for a young Wallabies team two years out from the 2019 World Cup.
MELBOURNE Australia's hopes of a direct ticket to the World Cup remained alive after a tense 2-1 win over Thailand on Tuesday but the Socceroos now face a nervous wait for the outcome of the Saudi Arabia qualifier against Japan.
MELBOURNE, Sept 5 Australia's hopes of a direct ticket to the World Cup remain alive after a tense 2-1 win over Thailand in Melbourne on Tuesday but the Socceroos now face a nervous wait for the outcome of the Saudi Arabia qualifier against Japan.
MELBOURNE Billionaire mining tycoon Andrew Forrest has said he will set up a rebel competition spanning the Indo-Pacific region after Australia's Western Force lost their court appeal to remain in Super Rugby on Tuesday.
MELBOURNE An Australia team that stared down the hardened bureaucrats and faceless money men of the nation's cricket board to strike a huge win in pay negotiations showed precious little unity when put under pressure by Bangladesh, the ninth-ranked test team.
MELBOURNE Only days after the Wallabies were belted by the All Blacks on home soil, Australian rugby is bracing for another bruising when Western Force fights for its survival in a Sydney court on Wednesday.
MELBOURNE Michael Cheika's rebuilding Wallabies suffered a blow to their confidence during the June internationals and may struggle to get it back when they start the Rugby Championship with back-to-back tests against the All Blacks.
MELBOURNE The Western Force have lodged a court appeal against their axing from Super Rugby, setting up a potentially costly legal showdown that the cash-strapped Australian Rugby Union (ARU) can ill afford.