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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BRUSSELS Risk-sharing in the banking sector would strengthen the euro zone economy but would not mean permanent transfers to nations with less stable banks, a top official told the European Parliament, seeking to allay concerns of richer EU states.
BRUSSELS Euro zone finance ministers on Monday chose Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos to succeed European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio in May, a move likely to boost the chances of a German becoming head of the ECB next year.
BRUSSELS A post-Brexit customs arrangement with the European Union could start with Britain sticking to the same external trade tariffs as the bloc, a senior European lawmaker said on Monday.
BRUSSELS, Feb 19 Euro zone finance ministers are likely to agree on Monday to back Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos to succeed European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio in May, a move likely to boost the chances of a German becoming the head of the ECB next year.
BRUSSELS European Union finance ministers will discuss on Monday how to measure the risks to which EU banks are exposed and how and when to reduce them, so the EU can complete a banking union that includes an EU-wide bank deposit guarantee scheme.
BRUSSELS The European Commission proposed on Wednesday a larger EU budget for 2021-2027, with new sources of revenue and cuts in cohesion spending to cover a hole left by Britain's departure from the bloc, and said money should be linked to governments respecting the rule of law.
BRUSSELS Euro zone industrial production jumped more than expected in December, data from the EU statistics office Eurostat showed on Wednesday, underlining the fastest economic growth rate in a decade that economists expect to continue in 2018. | Video
BRUSSELS There should be line of at least 25 billion euros dedicated to euro zone countries only in the next long-term budget of the European Union, the Commission proposed on Wednesday.
BRUSSELS Euro zone industrial production jumped more than expected in December, data from the EU statistics office Eurostat showed on Wednesday, underlining the fastest economic growth rate in a decade that economists expect to continue in 2018.
BRUSSELS The European Union believes Britain will not be ready to make a full break from the bloc by the end of 2020 as Brexit transition plans foresee and several senior EU figures said they are bracing for a much longer goodbye.