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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

25 May 2017

Macron government denies ethical misstep by minister

PARIS A morality campaign by France's new government took a knock on Wednesday when media disclosed that one minister had rented business offices from his female partner, though the government defended him and said there was no cause for resignation.

24 May 2017

Macron government denies ethical misstep by minister

PARIS, May 24 A morality campaign by France's new government took a knock on Wednesday when media disclosed that a minister had rented business offices from his female partner, though the government defended him and said there was no cause for resignation.

09 May 2017

French ex-prime minister Valls offers to back Macron in elections

PARIS French president-elect Emmanuel Macron won an offer of support from Socialist ex-prime minister Manuel Valls on Tuesday as he and his aides worked on strategy ahead of parliamentary elections crucial to his reform plans.

03 May 2017

Macron und Le Pen ringen in TV-Duell um unentschiedene Wähler

Paris Vier Tage vor der entscheidenden Runde in der französischen Präsidentenwahl liefern sich die beiden verbliebenen Kandidaten Emmanuel Macron und Marine Le Pen am Mittwochabend ein letztes TV-Duell.

28 Apr 2017

Macron camp bars Russian news outlets, angers Moscow

MOSCOW/PARIS Russia accused French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign team of discriminating against its media on Thursday, saying it had trampled on the freedom of the press by banning Russian news outlets from its events.

27 Apr 2017

Macron camp bars Russian news outlets, angers Moscow

MOSCOW/PARIS Russia accused French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign team of discriminating against its media on Thursday, saying it had trampled on the freedom of the press by banning Russian news outlets from its events.

19 Apr 2017

Macron hangs on to lead in French election, Le Pen's camp rows with Brussels

PARIS Centrist Emmanuel Macron clung on to his status as favourite to win France's presidential election in a four-way race that is too close to call, as the camp of far-right challenger Marine Le Pen ramped up its eurosceptic rhetoric in a row with Brussels. | Video

12 Apr 2017

France's Macron defied parental veto on schoolboy love affair with teacher

PARIS French would-be president Emmanuel Macron defied orders from his parents to end a schoolboy romance with a teacher who was 24 years his senior - the woman he married and who will become first lady if he is elected next month, a new book says.

12 Apr 2017

Macron, Le Pen hold French election lead but investors eye Melenchon surge

PARIS French centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen clung on as frontrunners in France's tight presidential race on Tuesday, but the unpredictable outcome is pushing some pollsters to calculate the most extreme runoff scenarios.

03 Apr 2017

French polling watchdog warns over Russian news agency's election report

(This story, released on April 02, 2017, has been refiled to add Russia Today's denial in paragraph 18)

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