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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

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Texas executes convicted killer despite plea by victim's family

AUSTIN, Texas Texas executed a man on Tuesday for murdering a store owner during a robbery in 2004, despite calls from some relatives of the victim that his life be spared.

17 Jul 2018

Texas fetal tissue burial law on trial at U.S. court

AUSTIN, Texas A court hearing on a Texas law requiring the burial or cremation of aborted fetal tissue opened on Monday with the state arguing the requirement was a matter of dignity, while abortion providers called it unnecessary and aimed at impeding clinic operations.

15 Jul 2018

Scientists peer into heart of hurricanes to improve intensity forecast

AUSTIN, Texas Despite advances in predicting where hurricanes are heading, forecasters are still struggling to determine a crucial factor in deciding emergency measures and evacuations: their intensity. | Video

02 Jul 2018

Fast-spreading California wildfire forces evacuations in Yolo County

A fast-growing wildfire that broke out over the weekend in Northern California, fueled by parched lands and high winds, prompted evacuations on Sunday and sent ash spewing over a wide area of the region, officials said. | Video

30 Jun 2018

Texas grand jury does not indict famed coaches in gymnastics scandal

AUSTIN, Texas A grand jury declined to indict celebrated gymnastics coaches Bela and Marta Karolyi for a role in suspected sexual assaults by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor at the couple's training ranch in Texas, court officials said on Friday.

28 Jun 2018

U.S. Supreme Court clears way for Texas to execute 'ice pick killer'

AUSTIN, Texas The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a last-minute appeal to spare the life of a man dubbed the "ice pick killer" for the weapon he used to murder a woman in 1979, allowing Texas to execute him on Wednesday.

22 Jun 2018

Same court, different outcomes in Texas after Trump order on families

EL PASO, Texas What a difference a day seemed to make for immigrants suspected of illegal border crossing.

22 Jun 2018

Same court, different outcomes in Texas after Trump order on families

EL PASO, Texas What a difference a day seemed to make for immigrants suspected of illegal border crossing.

22 Jun 2018

Tent city for migrant children puts Texas border town in limelight

TORNILLO, Texas A small Texas farming community near El Paso with no traffic lights, a cotton gin and two dollar stores has found itself playing the uncomfortable host to a U.S. government tent city for children suspected of illegal border crossings.

18 Jun 2018

Fields of dreams: Texas project seeks new corn strains for whiskey

COLLEGE STATION, Texas A master distiller and a crop scientist who specializes in corn breeding are working on a project they hope one day will help bring local identities to American whiskeys. | Video

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