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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

24 Jun 2017

U.S. government narrows focus of counter-extremism program

WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Friday announced changes to a $10 million government grant program, narrowing its focus around efforts to combat Islamist extremism.

24 Jun 2017

Under pressure, Western tech firms bow to Russian demands to share cyber secrets

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW Western technology companies, including Cisco , IBM and SAP , are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing number of cyber attacks on the West, a Reuters investigation has found. | Video

23 Jun 2017

Insight: Under pressure, Western tech firms bow to Russian demands to share cyber secrets

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing number of cyber attacks on the West, a Reuters investigation has found.

23 Jun 2017

INSIGHT-Under pressure, Western tech firms bow to Russian demands to share cyber secrets

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW, June 23 Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP , are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing number of cyber attacks on the West, a Reuters investigation has found.

22 Jun 2017

Google pushes framework for law enforcement access to overseas data

WASHINGTON, June 22 Alphabet Inc's Google pressed U.S. lawmakers and the international community on Thursday to update laws on how governments access customer data stored on servers located in other countries, hoping to address a mounting concern for both law enforcement officials and Silicon Valley.

22 Jun 2017

Google pushes framework for law enforcement access to overseas data

WASHINGTON Alphabet Inc's Google pressed U.S. lawmakers and the international community on Thursday to update laws on how governments access customer data stored on servers located in other countries, hoping to address a mounting concern for both law enforcement officials and Silicon Valley.

22 Jun 2017

Google to push for law enforcement to have more access to overseas data

WASHINGTON, June 22 Alphabet Inc's Google will press U.S. lawmakers on Thursday to update laws on how governments access customer data stored on servers located in other countries, hoping to address a mounting concern for both law enforcement officials and Silicon Valley.

22 Jun 2017

Russians targeted 21 election systems, U.S. official says

WASHINGTON Russian hackers targeted 21 U.S. state election systems in the 2016 presidential race and a small number were breached but there was no evidence any votes were manipulated, a Homeland Security Department official told Congress on Wednesday.

16 Jun 2017

'Unremarkable' Virginia attacker shows difficulty of fighting political violence

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The most worrying thing about James Hodgkinson, experts on violent extremism say, is how unremarkable the 66-year-old home inspector from Illinois seemed until he opened fire on Republican lawmakers as they played baseball. | Video

16 Jun 2017

'Unremarkable' Virginia attacker shows difficulty of fighting political violence

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The most worrying thing about James Hodgkinson, experts on violent extremism say, is how unremarkable the 66-year-old home inspector from Illinois seemed until he opened fire on Republican lawmakers as they played baseball. | Video

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