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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

16 Sep 2017

Euro zone enlargement call sparks backlash in Germany

TALLINN After years of bailing out Greece, the idea of letting more poorer states into the euro zone has sparked controversy, particularly in Germany, where Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking re-election in two weeks time.

13 Sep 2017

Juncker: grab Brexit chance to forge a tighter EU

STRASBOURG European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker urged European Union governments on Wednesday to use economic recovery and Brexit as springboards toward a closer union, built on an expanded euro zone and a pivotal role in world trade. | Video

13 Sep 2017

Transylvanian dream: Juncker's antidote to 'Brexit nightmare'

STRASBOURG Transylvania may not seem everyone's idea of a fun weekend away to get over a painful break-up but that is Jean-Claude Juncker's prescription for EU leaders to cope with the blues on the day Britain walks out.

13 Sep 2017

Transylvanian dream - Juncker's antidote to 'Brexit nightmare'

STRASBOURG Transylvania may not seem everyone's idea of a fun weekend away to get over a painful break-up but that is Jean-Claude Juncker's prescription for EU leaders to cope with the blues on the day Britain walks out.

13 Sep 2017

Juncker wants EU finance minister, no separate euro budget or parliament

STRASBOURG, France The European Union should have a minister of economy and finance but no separate euro zone budget or parliament, the head of the European Commission said on Wednesday.

13 Sep 2017

EU will neue Länder für den Euro gewinnen

Straßburg EU-Kommissionspräsident Jean-Claude Juncker will die Länder der Europäischen Union enger aneinander binden.

13 Sep 2017

Juncker wants EU finance minister, no separate euro budget or parliament

STRASBOURG, France The European Union should have a minister of economy and finance but no separate euro zone budget or parliament, the head of the European Commission said on Wednesday.

13 Sep 2017

Juncker wants EU finance minister, no separate euro budget or parliament

STRASBOURG, France The European Union should have a minister of economy and finance but no separate euro zone budget or parliament, the head of the European Commission said on Wednesday.

06 Sep 2017

EU refugee court ruling triggers new east-west feuding

LUXEMBOURG/BRUSSELS The EU's highest court ruled on Wednesday that member states must take in a share of refugees who reach Europe, dismissing complaints by Slovakia and Hungary and reigniting an east-west row that has shaken the Union's cohesion.

05 Sep 2017

European court rules companies must tell employees of email checks

STRASBOURG Companies must tell employees in advance if their work email accounts are being monitored without unduly infringing their privacy, the European Court of Human Rights said in a ruling on Tuesday defining the scope of corporate email snooping. | Video

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