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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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21 Feb 2018

Hard Brexit faction in May's party demands clean break from EU

LONDON More than 60 Conservative lawmakers have written to Theresa May demanding a quick, clean break from the European Union, adding pressure on the prime minister before her ministers meet to decide Britain's negotiating position.

19 Feb 2018

New British party inspired by France's Macron seeks to overturn Brexit

LONDON A new British political party inspired by French President Emmanuel Macron's rise to power launched a national electoral campaign on Monday aimed at stopping Brexit.

16 Feb 2018

UK to push EU for City of London's favoured Brexit plan

LONDON Britain's government is ready to push for the kind of Brexit plan for financial services that the City of London has long favoured, but which has already run into opposition in Brussels, two government officials said on Friday.

16 Feb 2018

UK PM May heads to Berlin to face tough German line on Brexit

LONDON/BERLIN British Prime Minister Theresa May travels to Berlin on Friday to meet German leader Angela Merkel, hoping to overcome near-deadlock in her attempts to negotiate a Brexit deal with the European Union.

14 Feb 2018

UK's Johnson keeps hard Brexit stance in speech aimed at mending fences

LONDON British foreign minister Boris Johnson showed little sign of softening his tough stance on Brexit in a speech on Wednesday that was intended to soothe the concerns among pro-European Union voters about the economic impact leaving the bloc. | Video

14 Feb 2018

UK judge refuses to stop legal action against WikiLeaks' Assange

LONDON A British judge refused on Tuesday to halt legal proceedings against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for jumping bail and fleeing to the Ecuadorean embassy in London in June 2012. | Video

12 Feb 2018

Exclusive: Farage warns "Brexit betrayal" would plunge UK into crisis

LONDON If Prime Minister Theresa May allows Brexit to be watered down or halted by supporters of European Union membership, Britain will be thrust into its gravest constitutional crisis since World War Two, Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage said.

06 Feb 2018

EU's chief negotiator tells Britain - Time has come to make a Brexit choice

LONDON The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier told Britain on Monday that the time had come for Britain to make a choice on what sort of relationship it wanted with the bloc after Brexit.

31 Jan 2018

EU rejects Brexit plan for banks by Britain's financial industry

LONDON European Commission officials have rejected the City of London's proposal to strike a post-Brexit free trade deal on financial services, a major blow to Britain's hopes of keeping full access to EU markets for one of the world's top two financial centres.

31 Jan 2018

EU officials reject City of London's Brexit blueprint for banks - sources

LONDON, Jan 31 European Commission officials have rejected the City of London's proposal to strike a post-Brexit free trade deal on financial services, a major blow to Britain's hopes of keeping full access to EU markets for one of the world's top two financial centres.

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