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 The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Monday denounced President Donald Trump's handling of global trade disputes, issuing a report that argued tariffs imposed by Washington and retaliation by its partners would boomerang badly on the American economy. | Video
WASHINGTON With his surprise announcement, Justice Anthony Kennedy placed the U.S. Supreme Court and contentious issues like abortion and gay rights at the forefront of November's midterm election battle for control of the U.S. Congress.
WASHINGTON A U.S. Supreme Court decision on Wednesday limiting public sector labor unions' ability to collect fees from employees could reduce the cash that unions can pump into Democratic campaigns for congressional elections in November.
WASHINGTON A coalition of retailers and restaurants on Tuesday asked the U.S. Congress to fix a "drafting error" in December's tax-cut bill that they said is deterring companies from investing in their stores.
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. Voters in this struggling Rust Belt region in upstate New York, backed Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election, hoping he could help turn back a relentless tide of factory and business closures. | Video
Washington/Peking Die USA und China haben einen Handelskrieg vorerst abgewendet. Nach den in Washington erzielten Absprachen sind die gegenseitigen Zolldrohungen vom Tisch.
WASHINGTON China has agreed to significantly increase its purchases of U.S. goods and services, the two countries said on Saturday, but made no mention of a $200 billion target the White House had touted earlier. | Video
WASHINGTON The United States and China agreed to take measures to reduce the U.S. trade deficit in goods by having China purchase more American goods - particularly agriculture and energy products, according to a joint statement the two nations released on Saturday.
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump acknowledged for the first time in an ethics disclosure released on Wednesday that he repaid more than $100,000 to former personal attorney Michael Cohen, renewing questions about Trump's ties to porn star Stormy Daniels. | Video
WASHINGTON U.S. Treasury officials met with about 10 industry groups on Monday to discuss the latest draft of legislation that would tighten scrutiny of foreign investment in order to limit Chinese efforts to acquire sophisticated U.S. technology, four sources familiar with the meeting said.