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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

11 Aug 2017

Lockheed Martin wins $8 billion U.S. special forces contract

WASHINGTON Lockheed Martin Corp has won an $8 billion U.S. defense contract for global logistics support services for special operations forces, the Pentagon said on Friday.

09 Aug 2017

Vietnam wins U.S. defence pledges as tension with China grows

WASHINGTON/HANOI Vietnam has won the promise of a visit from a U.S. aircraft carrier and deeper defence cooperation from the United States as strains show with China over the disputed South China Sea.

29 Jul 2017

Trump to sign Russia sanctions, Moscow retaliates

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW U.S. President Donald Trump will sign legislation that imposes sanctions on Russia, the White House said on Friday, after Moscow ordered the United States to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff and said it would seize two U.S. diplomatic properties in retaliation for the bill.

28 Jul 2017

Lockheed Martin given $3.7 billion interim payment for 50 F-35s: Pentagon

WASHINGTON Lockheed Martin Corp was awarded a $3.7 billion interim payment for fifty F-35 jet fighters that are earmarked for non-U.S. customers, the Pentagon said on Friday.

22 Jul 2017

U.S. fines American, Delta, Frontier for consumer rule violations

WASHINGTON Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines have been fined for violating U.S. Transportation Department airline consumer protection rules, the department said on Friday.

22 Jul 2017

U.S. fines American, Delta, Frontier for consumer rule violations

WASHINGTON Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines have been fined for violating U.S. Transportation Department airline consumer protection rules, the department said on Friday.

19 Jul 2017

Trump Jr., Kushner, Manafort to appear before U.S. Senate

By Eric Beech, Patricia Zengerle, David Alexander and Jeff Mason

19 Jul 2017

Trump to nominate former Senate aide Peirce for SEC commissioner

WASHINGTON, July 19 U.S. President Donald Trump intends to nominate former Senate Republican aide Hester Maria Peirce to be a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the White House said on Tuesday.

12 Jul 2017

U.S. postpones decision on Sudan sanctions for three months

WASHINGTON/KHARTOUM The United States on Tuesday postponed for three months a decision on whether to permanently lift sanctions on Sudan over its human rights record and other issues, the U.S. State Department said.

27 Jun 2017

U.S. slaps dumping duties on Canadian wood, Ottawa vows to fight

WASHINGTON Escalating a trade dispute with Canada in the run-up to talks on renegotiating NAFTA, the U.S. Commerce Department on Monday imposed preliminary anti-dumping duties on Canadian softwood lumber of up to 7.72 percent.

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