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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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08 Oct 2013

European Parliament votes to weaken EU's anti-smoking plans

BRUSSELS The European Parliament voted on Tuesday to water down proposed tobacco legislation, rejecting an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes and scaling down the size of health warnings on packets following intense lobbying by tobacco companies.

08 Oct 2013

European Parliament votes to weaken EU's anti-smoking plans

BRUSSELS The European Parliament voted on Tuesday to water down proposed tobacco legislation, rejecting an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes and scaling down the size of health warnings on packets following intense lobbying by tobacco companies.

04 Oct 2013

EU officials fear tobacco lobby may derail anti-smoking law

BRUSSELS European officials complained on Friday that legislation regulating the sale of tobacco products is being held up in the European Parliament because of intense lobbying by cigarette manufacturers.

04 Oct 2013

EU officials fear tobacco lobby may derail anti-smoking law

BRUSSELS European officials complained on Friday that legislation regulating the sale of tobacco products is being held up in the European Parliament because of intense lobbying by cigarette manufacturers.

01 Oct 2013

Google offer may end search engine case, says EU antitrust chief

BRUSSELS An offer by Google to modify how it displays Internet search results could settle a long-running antitrust dispute with the European Union, the EU competition chief said on Tuesday.

01 Oct 2013

Google offer may end search engine case, says EU antitrust chief

BRUSSELS An offer by Google to modify how it displays Internet search results could settle a long-running antitrust dispute with the European Union, the EU competition chief said on Tuesday.

01 Oct 2013

Google offer may end search engine case, says EU antitrust chief

BRUSSELS An offer by Google to modify how it displays Internet search results could settle a long-running antitrust dispute with the European Union, the EU competition chief said on Tuesday.

30 Sep 2013

Britain pushes back against EU spectrum auction veto

BRUSSELS Britain has objected to new European Commission rules allowing it to block overly costly mobile spectrum auctions in a possible setback for an EU plan to overhaul the telecoms sector.

12 Sep 2013

Europe clears critical hurdle on road to banking union

STRASBOURG/BRUSSELS Europe took a significant step forward in its ambitions to create a single banking framework for the euro zone on Thursday after EU lawmakers granted new powers to the European Central Bank to oversee the currency bloc's banks.

12 Sep 2013

Telcos say EU reform plans offer fast pain, uncertain gain

PARIS/BRUSSELS Telecom executives were generally downbeat about proposals for a revamp of European Union regulation because price caps and limits on roaming charges would hit their profits soon, while ideas they liked were less sure to be adopted. | Video

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