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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

24 May 2018

Italian PM-designate Conte taking his time to assemble cabinet

ROME Italian Prime Minister-designate Giuseppe Conte began putting together his cabinet team on Thursday, with party leaders pushing for an 81-year eurosceptic economist to be given the pivotal post of economy minister.

23 May 2018

EU-Kommission sieht Gefahren für Euro-Zone durch Italien

Brüssel/Rom Das Programm der angestrebten italienischen Regierungskoalition stößt bei der EU-Kommission auf scharfe Kritik und nährt Sorgen vor einer neuen Euro-Krise.

22 May 2018

Italian president hesitates as novice put forward as premier

ROME Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the far-right League on Monday proposed Giuseppe Conte, a little-known law professor, as prime minister to lead their big-spending coalition government.

18 May 2018

Government proposal leaves markets gasping -- and Italians vaping

ROME While Italy's 5-Star Movement and League party left financial markets gasping on Friday with promises to raise government spending dramatically, users and producers of electronic cigarettes were breathing more easily.

18 May 2018

Government proposal leaves markets gasping -- and Italians vaping

ROME While Italy's 5-Star Movement and League party left financial markets gasping on Friday with promises to raise government spending dramatically, users and producers of electronic cigarettes were breathing more easily.

13 May 2018

Italy's 5-Star, League talks progress, PM may be in sight

ROME Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the far-right League spent the weekend locked in talks to forge a common policy program and called the head of state on Sunday to report on their progress towards naming a prime minister.

13 May 2018

Italy's 5-Star, League talks progress, PM may be in sight

ROME Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the far-right League spent the weekend locked in talks to forge a common policy programme and called the head of state on Sunday to report on their progress towards naming a prime minister.

02 May 2018

Italy president rules out June elections, wants stopgap govt: source

ROME President Sergio Mattarella has ruled out calling early national elections in June and wants to unblock Italy's political logjam with a short-term government, a presidential source said on Wednesday.

17 Apr 2018

Italy president likely to ask mediator to tackle post-vote stalemate

ROME Italy's president is likely on Wednesday to appoint a mediator to try to break a deadlock that has prevented the formation of a government since inconclusive elections six weeks ago, a source said, although no quick breakthrough is expected.

13 Apr 2018

Italy's president needs more time to resolve political stalemate

ROME Efforts to end Italy's political stalemate stalled on Friday after two days of fruitless talks, with President Sergio Mattarella saying he needed more time to try to put together a coalition government.

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