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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

12 Oct 2017

Hungary, Ukraine clash over Kiev's new language law

BUDAPEST The foreign ministers of Hungary and Ukraine clashed on Thursday over Ukraine's new law banning teaching in minority languages, with Budapest threatening to retaliate by blocking Ukraine's aspirations to integration in the European Union.

06 Oct 2017

Rosatom's Paks nuclear project in Hungary delayed

BUDAPEST Russian company Rosatom's 12.5 billion euro (11.25 billion pounds) project to build two nuclear reactors in Hungary has been delayed by at least a year, Hungarian authorities said.

06 Oct 2017

Hungary prosecutors probe accounts of opposition Jobbik party

BUDAPEST Hungarian prosecutors said on Friday they had launched an investigation into the financial reporting practices of the main opposition party, Jobbik, prompting a furious accusation of political bias from the radical nationalist party.

06 Oct 2017

Hungary PM dismisses EU legal action, tells Brussels to shape up

BUDAPEST Hungary will defend its tough new laws on non-governmental groups all the way to the European Court as the EU legal action against it was barely worth discussing, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday.

02 Oct 2017

Hungary's opposition Socialists lose PM candidate ahead of 2018 vote

BUDAPEST The Hungarian Socialist Party's candidate to be prime minister after the 2018 parliamentary election resigned on Monday, accusing a "political mafia" of undermining leftist parties he had hoped would support him.

30 Jul 2017

Water polo: Croatia beat hosts Hungary to win men's world title

BUDAPEST Croatia beat hosts Hungary 8-6 to win the men's world water polo title on Saturday, a decade after they last clinched gold in the competition.

30 Jul 2017

Water polo - Croatia beat hosts Hungary to win men's world title

BUDAPEST, July 29 - Croatia beat hosts Hungary 8-6 to win the men's world water polo title on Saturday, a decade after they last clinched gold in the competition.

29 Jul 2017

Diving: Iffland upsets American favorite to claim high-diving gold

BUDAPEST Australian Rhiannan Iffland performed a series of perfectly executed dives to become the youngest winner of the women's 20m high diving event at the world championships on Saturday.

28 Jul 2017

Water polo: U.S. women sink Spain to retain world title

BUDAPEST The United States proved to be a class apart from their rivals as they thrashed Spain 13-6 to retain the women's world water polo title on Friday.

27 Jul 2017

Water polo - Serbia take on underdog Croatia for place in final

BUDAPEST Defending water polo world champions Serbia have steamrolled the opposition on the way to Thursday's semi-final against Croatia, but while they are on a three-match win streak against their arch rivals they know they can take nothing for granted.

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