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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

14 Jun 2017

GE merges power units as executive who lost out on GE CEO job retires

SEATTLE General Electric Co said on Wednesday it will combine its power and energy distribution businesses to create its largest unit by revenue as the top executive at GE Power announced his retirement after failing to win the conglomerate's CEO job.

13 Jun 2017

Exclusive: GE begins testing drones to inspect refineries, factories - executive

SEATTLE General Electric Co has begun testing autonomous drones and robotic "crawlers" to inspect refineries, factories, railroads and other industrial equipment with an eye on capturing a bigger slice of the $40 billion companies around the globe spend annually on inspections.

13 Jun 2017

GE's new CEO Flannery to review portfolio with 'no constraint'

General Electric Co's incoming chief executive said he will conduct a swift review of the conglomerate's business portfolio with "no constraint," but signalled no major changes as the company sticks with its strategy of selling software-related services across its many divisions. | Video

09 Jun 2017

Firms see big bucks in upgrade of U.S. air traffic control system

SEATTLE Inside the control tower at John F. Kennedy International Airport, air traffic controllers can track planes traveling hundreds of miles away.

08 Jun 2017

Boeing studies pilotless planes as it ponders next jetliner

SEATTLE Boeing Co is looking ahead to a brave new world where jetliners fly without pilots and aims to test some of the technology next year, the world's biggest plane maker said in a briefing ahead of the Paris Airshow.

08 Jun 2017

Boeing barrels ahead on 787 and 777 cost reductions

SEATTLE Boeing Co is streamlining its aircraft production systems at its largest factory, trying to cut costs to compete with rival Airbus and chip away at the near-$30 billion deficit created by its 787 Dreamliner.

08 Jun 2017

Boeing studies pilotless planes as it ponders next jetliner

SEATTLE Boeing Co is looking ahead to a brave new world where jetliners fly without pilots and aims to test some of the technology next year, the world's biggest plane maker said in a briefing ahead of the Paris Airshow.

01 Jun 2017

U.S. companies sign billions in deals with Vietnam

WASHINGTON/SEATTLE U.S. companies signed business deals with Vietnam worth over $8 billion on Wednesday, including power projects and jet engines from General Electric Co and diesel generator technology from Caterpillar , the Commerce Department said.

23 May 2017

In Bombardier fight, Boeing sees ghost of Airbus ascent

PARIS/SEATTLE Two words underpin Boeing's decision to launch a U.S. trade complaint against Bombardier , which plunged it into a row with Canada last week: "Never again".

19 May 2017

Boeing scrambles to save big Canada fighter jet deal: source

OTTAWA/SEATTLE Boeing Co on Friday rushed to fix a gamble that looks to have gone wrong, with the defense unit of the U.S. plane maker seeking to fend off a Canadian threat to scrap the purchase of 18 Super Hornet jets, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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