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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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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.

18 Dec 2017

U.S. Republicans confident tax bill to become law this week

WASHINGTON Top U.S. Republicans said on Sunday they expected Congress to pass a tax code overhaul this week, with a Senate vote as early as Tuesday and President Donald Trump aiming to sign the bill by week's end.

14 Dec 2017

Fed raises interest rates, keeps 2018 policy outlook unchanged

WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday but left its rate outlook for the coming years unchanged even as policymakers projected a short-term jump in U.S. economic growth from the Trump administration's proposed tax cuts. | Video

30 Nov 2017

Tax trigger idea for Senate tax bill swiftly draws critics

WASHINGTON A proposal to amend a tax bill in the U.S. Senate with a trigger to automatically reverse tax cuts if new revenues fall short of forecasts could further pressure businesses and the economy if the economy slows, critics said on Wednesday.

30 Nov 2017

Tax trigger idea for U.S. Senate tax bill swiftly draws critics

WASHINGTON, Nov 29 A proposal to amend a tax bill in the U.S. Senate with a trigger to automatically reverse tax cuts if new revenues fall short of forecasts could further pressure businesses and the economy if the economy slows, critics said on Wednesday.

30 Nov 2017

Fed districts see U.S. outlook improving, price pressures picking up

WASHINGTON The U.S. economy expanded at a modest to moderate pace in October through mid-November and inflation pressures increased, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday in its periodic snapshot of the U.S. economy.

29 Nov 2017

Fed chair nominee Powell sees no too-big-to-fail banks

WASHINGTON Improvements in U.S. bank regulation and supervision since the 2007-09 financial crisis have eliminated the problem of "too-big-to-fail" banks, Federal Reserve chair nominee Jerome Powell told the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, in comments that may surprise some bank analysts and regulatory experts.

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