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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SYDNEY One of Australia's oldest financial institutions, AMP Ltd , spent years building the country's largest network of financial advisers to recommend its products, and well over a century polishing its brand.
SYDNEY Relieved farmers in Australia's export-focused west are celebrating good rainfall at the end of the winter wheat-planting window, although conditions remain parched in the eastern states.
SYDNEY Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) agreed to pay a record penalty of A$700 million ($529.3 million) to settle explosive money laundering charges brought by Australia's financial intelligence agency. | Video
SYDNEY Fund managers who perform poorly face being locked out of Australia's A$2.6 trillion ($1.96 trillion) pension industry if recommendations from the government's top economic advisory body are implemented.
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SYDNEY Australian authorities are searching for 50 athletes and officials missing a month after the Commonwealth Games ended in the host city of the Gold Coast while another 190 are seeking asylum, the country's home affairs minister said on Tuesday.
SYDNEY Australian police found seven dead people on Friday, including four children, in a rural town in the Margaret River wine-growing region, and said guns were involved in the killings. | Video
SYDNEY Australia's new budget relies on optimistic revenue assumptions, rating agency Fitch said on Wednesday, creating some "downside risk" for the government's target to produce a surplus one year earlier than anticipated.
SYDNEY Australia's biggest banks are imposing stricter lending conditions on borrowers as damaging disclosures at an inquiry into financial-sector misconduct prompt fears the economy will be the victim of a new era of subdued credit growth.
SYDNEY Australian plumbing products supplier Reece Ltd said on Monday it would buy privately held Texas-based peer Morsco Inc for $1.44 billion including debt, in a push to gain access to the fast-growing markets of the southern United States.