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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

21 Nov 2017

U.S. threatens to sue Harvard over admissions policies

BOSTON The U.S. Justice Department has threatened to sue Harvard University to force it to turn over documents as it investigates whether the Ivy League school's admission policies violate civil rights laws by discriminating against Asian-American applicants.

17 Nov 2017

White House says elephant trophy decision not yet finalized

The White House on Thursday said it had not yet finalized a decision to allow trophy hunters who kill elephants in two African countries to bring the endangered animals home as trophies, a move that had outraged U.S. conservation groups.

16 Nov 2017

Transgender woman sues Massachusetts for housing her in men's prison

BOSTON A transgender woman on Wednesday sued the Massachusetts prison system, saying it is violating her civil rights by housing her in a facility for male prisoners, where lawyers contend she is routinely harassed by fellow inmates and prison staff.

15 Nov 2017

Wonder Woman sword, Spider-Man drone land on 'Worst Toys' list

BOSTON A plastic version of comic-book superhero Wonder Woman's sword and a Spider-Man drone showed up as villains on a U.S. child safety advocacy group's annual list of potentially hazardous toys.

26 Oct 2017

Ackman says his plan will not slash jobs as ADP CEO claims

BOSTON Billionaire investor William Ackman on Wednesday said that Automatic Data Processing Inc will probably employ more people if management listens to his plans for beefing up the company's earnings and product offerings.

26 Oct 2017

Ackman says his plan will not slash jobs as ADP CEO claims

BOSTON, Oct 25 Billionaire investor William Ackman on Wednesday said that Automatic Data Processing Inc will probably employ more people if management listens to his plans for beefing up the company's earnings and product offerings.

26 Oct 2017

Conjoined twins posed ethical dilemma for Massachusetts hospital

BOSTON Doctors at the MassGeneral Hospital for Children faced an ethical challenge when a pair of conjoined twins born in Africa arrived last year seeking surgery that could save only one of them, according to a medical journal article due out Thursday.

25 Oct 2017

U.S. judge rejects bid to dismiss Indonesian immigrant's lawsuit

BOSTON A federal judge on Wednesday declined to dismiss a lawsuit by an Indonesian illegal immigrant challenging his detention in a Massachusetts county jail, finding that she had authority to challenge the conditions of his confinement.

24 Oct 2017

New Hampshire governor asks Trump to stop Indonesian deportation effort

BOSTON New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu on Monday publicly called on U.S. President Donald Trump, a fellow Republican, to halt an effort to deport 69 Indonesian Christians who fled violence in that country two decades ago and are living illegally in the state.

23 Oct 2017

Bernie Sanders brings local politics focus to Massachusetts races

SOMERVILLE, Mass. U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders brought his strategy of trying to reenergize the Democratic Party by lending his star power to lower-level races to a small city just outside Boston on Monday, with a stop to endorse candidates for alderman and city council.

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