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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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14 Dec 2017

With no deal on children's health plan, U.S. states scramble for Plan B

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON For Nancy Minoui of Portland, Oregon, and Crystal Lett of Dublin, Ohio, Congress' failure to fund the Children's Health Insurance Program is not some distant tale of political wrangling. | Video

07 Dec 2017

Obamacare insurance options dwindle for neediest U.S. patients

WASHINGTON Josh Brookhart has four health insurers to choose from in Seattle's King County for 2018, more than many Americans like him who buy coverage on the Obamacare individual market. | Video

03 Dec 2017

U.S. Senate tax bill accomplishes major Obamacare repeal goal

WASHINGTON The sweeping tax overhaul that passed the U.S. Senate on Saturday contains the Republicans' biggest blow yet to former President Barack Obama's healthcare law, repealing the requirement that all Americans obtain health insurance.

03 Dec 2017

U.S. Senate tax bill accomplishes major Obamacare repeal goal

WASHINGTON The sweeping tax overhaul that passed the U.S. Senate on Saturday contains the Republicans' biggest blow yet to former President Barack Obama's healthcare law, repealing the requirement that all Americans obtain health insurance.

02 Dec 2017

U.S. Senate tax bill accomplishes major Obamacare repeal goal

WASHINGTON, Dec 2 The sweeping tax overhaul that passed the U.S. Senate on Saturday contains the Republicans' biggest blow yet to former President Barack Obama's healthcare law, repealing the requirement that all Americans obtain health insurance.

29 Nov 2017

Health secretary nominee Azar says lowering drug prices a top priority

WASHINGTON Alex Azar, a former drug industry executive and lobbyist nominated to run the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, promised on Wednesday to lower drug prices and said he was unaware of any efforts to sabotage the healthcare law passed under former President Barack Obama.

14 Nov 2017

Trump taps ex-pharma executive Azar as U.S. health secretary

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Monday said he is nominating former pharmaceutical executive and industry lobbyist Alex Azar to serve as U.S. Health and Human Services secretary, saying Azar would push to lower the price of medicines.

09 Nov 2017

Ex-pharma exec Azar is top choice to run U.S. health agency - sources

WASHINGTON Alex Azar, a former pharmaceutical company executive, is U.S. President Donald Trump's top pick to run the Department of Health and Human Services, two sources with knowledge of the confidential process said on condition of anonymity on Wednesday.

09 Nov 2017

Repeal of individual mandate would increase uninsured, premiums - CBO

WASHINGTON The Congressional Budget Office said on Wednesday that repealing the Obamacare individual mandate would increase the number of uninsured by 13 million by 2027 and reduce the federal budget deficit less than initially forecast.

01 Nov 2017

Obamacare 2018 enrollment clouded by uncertainty under Trump

WASHINGTON As Americans began signing up for Obamacare health insurance plans on Wednesday, experts expected reduced participation as a bitter political debate clouds the program's future.

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