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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

28 Oct 2017

Spain sacks Catalan government after independence declaration

BARCELONA/MADRID The Madrid government sacked Catalonia's president and dismissed its parliament on Friday, hours after the region declared itself an independent nation in Spain's gravest political crisis since the return of democracy four decades ago. | Video

25 Oct 2017

Crisis over Catalan independence nears crucial few days

BARCELONA/MADRID Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont kept friends and foes guessing on Wednesday on whether he intends to unilaterally declare independence as the Spanish government prepares to impose direct rule to stop the region breaking away.

30 Jul 2017

Lost children are legacy of battle for Iraq's Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq Thousands of children have been separated from their parents in the nine-month battle for Mosul and the preceding years of Islamic State rule in northern Iraq - some found wandering alone and afraid among the rubble, others joining the refugee exodus from the pulverized city.

27 Jul 2017

Correction (Official): Booby-traps plague north Iraq as Islamic State targets returning civilians

(makes clear in para 30 local recruits are internationally supervised)

22 Jul 2017

Iraqi bridge is sole link for Mosul residents rebuilding lives

MOSUL, Iraq On a pontoon bridge connecting East and West Mosul, residents of a city shattered by the battle to expel Islamic State cross back and forth trying to rebuild their lives from the rubble. | Video

20 Jul 2017

Iraq's Kurds, seeking independence, call vote hoping to ease row

ERBIL, Iraq The president of Iraq's autonomous region of Kurdistan has called a parliamentary and presidential election for November which could help ease a long-running political row as the Kurds push for independence from Baghdad.

20 Jul 2017

Iraq's Kurds, seeking independence, call vote hoping to ease row

ERBIL, Iraq The president of Iraq's autonomous region of Kurdistan has called a parliamentary and presidential election for November which could help ease a long-running political row as the Kurds push for independence from Baghdad.

19 Jul 2017

In camps and ruins, Mosul civilians' ordeal is far from over

MOSUL, Iraq The battle for Mosul is all but over after nine months of devastating urban warfare between government forces and Islamic State militants, but Iraqi civilians are suffering in a humanitarian crisis of monumental scale. | Video

25 Mar 2017

IS gunmen target civilians fleeing Mosul by night

MOSUL, Iraq Islamic State gunmen are opening fire on men, women and children as they try to flee Mosul under cover of darkness, civilians who escaped the besieged Iraqi city said on Friday.

24 Mar 2017

Iraqi forces to deploy new tactics in Mosul, civilians flee city

MOSUL/ERBIL, Iraq Iraqi forces are to deploy new tactics in a fresh push against Islamic State in Mosul, military officials said on Friday, after advances slowed in the campaign to drive the militants out of their last stronghold in the country.

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