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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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EU leaders talk up Iran nuclear deal hoping to save it from Trump

BRUSSELS European Union leaders on Thursday reaffirmed their full commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, hoping that the U.S. Congress would not let it collapse despite relentless criticism by President Donald Trump.

19 Oct 2017

EU leaders seek greater reductions in Africa immigration

BRUSSELS European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to provide "stronger support" to Italy for its work in Libya and replenish their Africa fund to further curb immigration to Europe.

19 Oct 2017

Juncker puts on charm over scallops for eurosceptic eastern EU states

BRUSSELS Leaders of four eurosceptic governments in the east of the European Union sat down for a nearly three-hour dinner with the head of the bloc's executive in an effort to narrow their differences on issues from migration to labour rules.

19 Oct 2017

EU to ease tensions with Turkey despite Merkel's tougher stance

BRUSSELS After months of verbal jousting with Turkey, European Union leaders will take a more conciliatory stance towards Ankara at a summit on Thursday, although some still want to cut aid linked to Turkey's stalled EU membership bid.

18 Oct 2017

EU looks for 'big pot of money' to handle migration

BRUSSELS European Union leaders will promise during talks in Brussels "sufficient and targeted funding" for migration projects in Africa and elsewhere, according to a draft statement that shows they have yet to put their money where their mouth is.

18 Oct 2017

May to pitch on Brexit at EU summit dinner

LUXEMBOURG/BRUSSELS Theresa May will make a pitch to fellow EU leaders in Brussels on Thursday as she tries to break a deadlock in Brexit talks that has left Britain's future trading position up in the air. | Video

18 Oct 2017

EU to ease tensions with Turkey despite Merkel's tougher stance

BRUSSELS After months of verbal jousting with Turkey, European Union leaders will take a more conciliatory stance towards Ankara at a summit on Thursday, although some still want to cut aid linked to Turkey's stalled EU membership bid.

17 Oct 2017

EU rebuffs May, demands more concessions on Brexit

LUXEMBOURG/LONDON The European Union told Britain on Tuesday it must make more concessions in talks over its departure from the bloc, offering little hope of a breakthrough for Prime Minister Theresa May at a summit later this week.

16 Oct 2017

EU defends Iran deal despite Trump, appeals to U.S. Congress

LUXEMBOURG The European Union on Monday reaffirmed its support for a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers despite sharp criticism of the accord by President Donald Trump, and it urged U.S. lawmakers not to reimpose sanctions on Tehran. | Video

16 Oct 2017

EU congratulates Austria's Kurz but uneasy about possible ruling partner

LUXEMBOURG/BRUSSELS European Union ministers on Monday congratulated Austria's Sebastian Kurz on his election victory but some were uneasy about the far-right, eurosceptic party that may enter the new government and has clashed with the bloc before.

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