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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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Don't count your chickens; NAFTA's end could hit U.S. poultry hard

PALESTINE, Texas/MEXICO CITY Workers at the Sanderson Farms plant in Palestine, Texas, are cutting up chickens for export to Mexico, a market that has become a pillar of the town's economy and a key focus of the U.S. poultry sector.

09 Jan 2018

Fed's Rosengren urges study of creating target range for inflation

WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve should consider changing its inflation target to allow for an acceptable range of inflation rates, Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said on Monday.

06 Jan 2018

Fed's Powell had scant enthusiasm for QE3, transcripts show

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON Jerome Powell, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the U.S. central bank starting next month, backed the Federal Reserve's third bond-buying program only reluctantly, transcripts released on Friday show.

05 Jan 2018

Fed's Powell had little enthusiasm for QE3, transcripts show

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON, Jan 5 Jerome Powell, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the U.S. central bank starting next month, backed the Federal Reserve's third bond-buying program only reluctantly, transcripts from the Fed's 2012 policy meetings show.

04 Jan 2018

U.S. Fed policymakers see future rate rises guided by inflation, fiscal stimulus

WASHINGTON U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers showed worry over the fate of currently low inflation and saw recent tax changes as providing a boost to consumer spending, according to the minutes of the U.S. central bank's last policy meeting on Dec. 12-13 released on Wednesday.

04 Jan 2018

Fed policymakers see future rate rises guided by inflation, fiscal stimulus

WASHINGTON, Jan 3 U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers showed worry over the fate of currently low inflation and saw recent tax changes as providing a boost to consumer spending, according to the minutes of the U.S. central bank's last policy meeting on Dec. 12-13 released on Wednesday.

12 Dec 2017

Trump's push to cut federal jobs has modest impact, mostly in defense

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's campaign to shrink the "bloated federal bureaucracy" so far has made a small dent in the federal workforce, and that largely because of a decline in civilian defense jobs.

04 Dec 2017

Richmond Fed chooses Thomas Barkin as president

WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond on Monday named Thomas Barkin, an executive at global consulting firm McKinsey & Co, as its next president, a position that will have a vote on U.S. interest rate policy next year.

01 Dec 2017

U.S. factory activity cools, with employment index edging lower

WASHINGTON A measure of U.S. factory activity fell more than expected in November as a gauge of employment cooled, but the index continued to point to strengthening manufacturing conditions.

29 Nov 2017

Fed chair nominee Powell defends push to review financial regulations

WASHINGTON Jerome Powell, President Donald Trump's choice to lead the U.S. Federal Reserve, defended plans to potentially lighten regulation of the financial sector during a controversy-free hearing on his nomination to take over the central bank. | Video

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