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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

17 Aug 2017

Kenya police watchdog says investigating at least 28 election-related deaths

NAIROBI A Kenya police monitor has begun investigating at least 28 deaths following last week's disputed elections, and investigators have already attended the autopsies of a young girl and a baby allegedly killed by the police, officials said on Thursday.

16 Aug 2017

Baby girl "teargassed, beaten by Kenyan police" dies: doctor

KISUMU, Kenya A six-month-old girl has died in Kenya, her doctor told Reuters on Tuesday, after her parents said she was teargassed and clubbed by police in a security crackdown after last week's disputed election. | Video

15 Aug 2017

Kenya post-election deaths raise questions over police brutality

KISUMU/NAIROBI Kenya Six-month-old Samantha Pendo was sleeping with her mother when police in the city of Kisumu in western Kenya forced the wooden door open a crack, fired in teargas and battered the choking baby and her parents with batons, her parents said.

14 Aug 2017

Kenya post-election deaths raise questions over police brutality

KISUMU/NAIROBI Kenya Six-month-old Samantha Pendo was sleeping with her mother when police in the city of Kisumu in western Kenya forced the wooden door open a crack, fired in teargas and battered the choking baby and her parents with batons, her parents said.

12 Aug 2017

At least eleven dead as post-election unrest erupts in Kenya

NAIROBI/KISUMU, Kenya Kenyan police have killed at least 11 people in a crackdown on protests as anger at the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta erupted in the western city of Kisumu and slums surrounding the capital, officials and witnesses said on Saturday. | Video

12 Aug 2017

Kenyan president re-elected, opposition rejects result

NAIROBI/KISUMU, Kenya Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta secured a second term in office, results showed on Friday, setting off wild street celebrations by his supporters and protests in opposition strongholds in the capital and the west of the country.

11 Aug 2017

Kenyan election official says opposition victory claim 'ridiculous'

NAIROBI/KISUMU, Kenya Celebrations broke out in pockets of Kenya on Thursday after the opposition said its candidate Raila Odinga should be declared winner of the presidential vote, a claim an election commission official said was "ridiculous". | Video

09 Aug 2017

In Kenya opposition hotbed, election anger boils over

KISUMU, Kenya Hundreds of men took to the streets of Kisumu, an opposition stronghold and center of major political unrest a decade ago, to vent their rage on Wednesday over provisional results that put President Uhuru Kenyatta well ahead in Kenya's election race.

09 Aug 2017

In Kenya opposition hotbed, election anger boils over

KISUMU, Kenya Hundreds of men took to the streets of Kisumu, an opposition stronghold and centre of major political unrest a decade ago, to vent their rage on Wednesday over provisional results that put President Uhuru Kenyatta well ahead in Kenya's election race.

07 Aug 2017

Kenyans stockpile food, Kenyatta appeals for peaceful vote

KISUMU, Kenya Nervous Kenyans stockpiled food and water on Monday and police prepared emergency first aid kits as families headed to their ethnic heartlands on the eve of an election many fear could descend into violence. | Video

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