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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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Trump to nominate acting FTC chief to judgeship: White House

WASHINGTON The acting chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, Maureen Ohlhausen, has been put on a list of people that President Donald Trump intends to nominate to a judgeship, the White House said on Tuesday.

23 Jan 2018

Judge orders U.S. government to seek consent to give data to AT&T, Time Warner

WASHINGTON The judge hearing the Justice Department's lawsuit to stop AT&T from buying Time Warner ordered the department on Monday to seek permission to give the two companies access to rivals' pricing data.

23 Jan 2018

Huawei, ZTE cut lobbying spending but find other ways to spread influence

WASHINGTON Chinese telecommunications equipment companies Huawei [HWT.UL] and ZTE, which face strong political headwinds in the United States, sharply cut lobbying expenditures last year, according to fourth-quarter spending disclosures.

20 Jan 2018

Judge overseeing AT&T, Time Warner merger trial hears document dispute

WASHINGTON AT&T, owner of DirecTV, is asking for documents from a long list of companies as part of preparation for a trial to determine if they will be allowed to buy movie and TV show maker Time Warner, their lawyer Daniel Petrocelli said in a pre-trial hearing on Friday.

19 Jan 2018

Businesses warn of risks of tighter rules on U.S. foreign investment

WASHINGTON Proposals before the U.S. Senate and House to tighten rules on foreign investment into critical technologies could cause companies to take their research and development overseas to avoid scrutiny, critics said on Thursday.

19 Jan 2018

Businesses warn of risks of tighter rules on U.S. foreign investment

WASHINGTON, Jan 18 Proposals before the U.S. Senate and House to tighten rules on foreign investment into critical technologies could cause companies to take their research and development overseas to avoid scrutiny, critics said on Thursday.

18 Jan 2018

House panel approves bill to tighten oversight of foreign lobbying

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives' Judiciary Committee approved a bill on Wednesday that would tighten oversight of lobbyists who work for foreign governments or companies.

17 Jan 2018

Exclusive - U.S. lawmakers urge AT&T to cut commercial ties with Huawei: sources

WASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers are urging AT&T Inc, the No. 2 wireless carrier, to cut commercial ties to Chinese phone maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and oppose plans by telecom operator China Mobile Ltd to enter the U.S. market because of national security concerns, two congressional aides said. | Video

06 Jan 2018

U.S. government, AT&T say pre-trial preparation progressing

WASHINGTON Lawyers for the Justice Department and AT&T Inc said on Friday that preparations have been smooth for a trial to decide if the wireless and pay TV giant may buy movie and TV show maker Time Warner Inc .

04 Jan 2018

Genworth, Oceanwide press on despite U.S. skepticism of Chinese deals

WASHINGTON Genworth Financial Inc said on Wednesday it was pressing forward on its deal to be acquired by China's Oceanwide Holdings Co Ltd , which has stalled over concerns about Chinese access to sensitive U.S. personal data and faced renewed doubts after the collapse of Ant Financial's proposed purchase of MoneyGram.

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