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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WASHINGTON A brief U.S. government shutdown ended on Friday after Congress passed and President Donald Trump signed into law a temporary spending deal expected to push budget deficits past $1 trillion annually with new military and domestic outlays. | Video
WASHINGTON, Feb 9 The U.S. Senate approved a budget deal including a stopgap government funding bill early on Friday, but it was too late to prevent a federal shutdown that was already underway in an embarrassing setback for the Republican-controlled Congress.
WASHINGTON The U.S. government staggered into another shutdown on Thursday night after an outspoken fiscal conservative in the Senate singlehandedly delayed action by Congress on a stopgap funding bill wrapped up in a massive budget deal. | Video
WASHINGTON/CHICAGO U.S. lawmakers are close to resolving a problem with the new federal tax law that gives grain cooperatives an unintended market edge over private companies, but have struggled to get members of the farm sector to agree, a Republican senator said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday said corporations are funnelling savings from December's sweeping Republican tax overhaul into nearly $100 billion in share buyback programs that promise little benefit to American workers.
WASHINGTON, Feb 7 U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday said corporations are funneling savings from December's sweeping Republican tax overhaul into nearly $100 billion in share buyback programs that promise little benefit to American workers.
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK When President Donald Trump signed into law an overhaul of the U.S. tax code in late December that slashed the corporate tax rate, managers at Southwest Airlines Co wasted no time.
WASHINGTON State governments, especially those hit hard by President Donald Trump's U.S. tax overhaul, are considering higher taxes on corporations to protect residents and state budgets from the new law's impact, officials said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON A loophole in the new U.S. tax law could allow multinational corporations like Apple Inc to avoid paying billions of dollars in taxes on profits stashed overseas, according to experts. | Video
WASHINGTON The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives gave final approval on Wednesday to the biggest overhaul of the U.S. tax code in 30 years, sending a sweeping $1.5 trillion tax bill to President Donald Trump for his signature. | Video