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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

10 Aug 2017

Approaching a cliff edge? British business begs for clarity after Brexit maelstrom

LONDON After the maelstrom of Prime Minister Theresa May's election crisis and a struggle in government over the shape of Brexit, business chiefs have a simple request for Britain: Give clarity on how the EU divorce might look.

28 Jul 2017

Brexit web tangled by spats over how to leave, Irish border

LONDON Britain's progress towards life outside the European Union became more entangled on Friday, with divisions deepening over Northern Ireland's border and even the type of divorce Britain actually wants.

28 Jul 2017

Charlie Gard to be moved to a hospice to die, British judge rules

LONDON Charlie Gard will spend his final hours in a hospice before the ventilator that keeps him alive is turned off, a judge ruled on Thursday, after a harrowing legal battle that prompted a debate over who has the moral right to decide the fate of a sick child. | Video

26 Jul 2017

Electric cars win? Britain to ban new petrol and diesel cars from 2040

LONDON Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040 in an attempt to reduce air pollution that could herald the end of over a century of reliance on the internal combustion engine. | Video

19 Jul 2017

Brexit on the rocks? 'Halt the EU divorce,' say prominent Scots

LONDON Britain urgently needs a national debate on halting Brexit because it threatens economic prosperity and political stability, a group of prominent Scots said in one of the most overt appeals yet to overturn the 2016 referendum result.

18 Jul 2017

Time running out to prevent banks' Brexit exodus - City of London boss

LONDON Britain must negotiate a staggered departure from the European Union in the next few months or risk seeing thousands of finance jobs move overseas, the policy chief of London's financial district told Reuters.

28 Jun 2017

What is May's working majority? Answer: 13 votes

LONDON After losing her majority in parliament by betting on a snap June 8 election, Prime Minister Theresa May must rely on a small Northern Irish party to ensure she can pass legislation.

27 Jun 2017

May strikes £1 billion deal with DUP to prop up government

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal on Monday to prop up her minority government by agreeing to at least 1 billion pounds in extra funding for Northern Ireland in return for the support of the province's biggest Protestant party. | Video

23 Jun 2017

Brexit forever or Brexit never?

LONDON In the year since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the future of Brexit has been thrown into question by Prime Minister Theresa May's failed gamble on a snap general election. | Video

20 Jun 2017

Soros says Britain nearing tipping point, may reverse Brexit

LONDON George Soros, the billionaire who earned fame by betting against the pound in 1992, said Britain was approaching a tipping point that would see the economy slow to such an extent that Brexit might even be reversed.

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