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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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13 Jul 2017

France and Germany to develop new European fighter jet

PARIS France and Germany unveiled plans on Thursday to develop a European fighter jet, burying past rivalries as part of a raft of measures to tighten defence and security cooperation.

13 Jul 2017

France and Germany to develop new European fighter jet

PARIS France and Germany unveiled plans on Thursday to develop a European fighter jet, burying past rivalries as part of a raft of measures to tighten defense and security cooperation.

11 Jul 2017

France seeks to make Paris Europe's leading finance hub

PARIS France will use "all means" to make Paris Europe's main post-Brexit financial capital, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Tuesday, while international bankers said they wanted to see if such pro-business reforms would stick over time. | Video

09 Jul 2017

'Finance friendly' France scores late points in Brexit bank contest

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France A government push to make France more "finance-friendly" is raising Paris' chances of attracting Brexit-fleeing banks from London although it is raising its game at a late stage in the process, a group of senior financial industry executives said.

08 Jul 2017

France's CDC would look 'with interest' at state's Paris airport stake

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France French public-sector lender Caisse des Depots will consider buying a stake in the Aeroports de Paris (ADP) if the state reduces its stake in the airport operator, CDC head Pierre-Rene Lemas said in an interview on Saturday.

06 Jul 2017

French central bank chief warns of sovereign debt risk

PARIS France's new government must lose no time reining in its budget deficit, the central bank governor said on Thursday, warning that rising interest rates could trigger a sovereign debt shock.

30 Jun 2017

First test of Macron's industrial policy looks decidedly old-school

PARIS President Emmanuel Macron wants to liberate France's economic forces and transform it into a country of risk-taking entrepreneurs, but his government is hardly breaking with tradition in its first big industrial test.

29 Jun 2017

French PM warns of more cuts to contain 'spiraling' deficit

PARIS France will take urgent steps to rein in a spiraling deficit, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Thursday, warning voters they would have to tighten their belts in support of the next generation and the country's standing in Europe.

27 Jun 2017

French parliament opens in test for Macron's many novice lawmakers

PARIS The youngest, most ethnically diverse and gender-balanced parliament in France's modern history held its first session on Tuesday as President Emmanuel Macron's deputies, many of them political novices, got down to business.

19 Jun 2017

Macron wins strong parliamentary majority, estimates show

PARIS President Emmanuel Macron won a commanding majority in France's parliamentary election on Sunday, sweeping aside traditional parties and securing a powerful mandate for pro-business reforms. | Video

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