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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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Glenview directors leave Tenet board, cite irreconcilable differences

NEW YORK Glenview Capital Management, Tenet Healthcare Corp's largest shareholder, pulled its two representatives off the hospital company's board, citing "irreconcilable differences" over strategy.

17 Aug 2017

House Democrats launch probe into MS drug pricing

NEW YORK U.S. House Democrats said on Thursday they were launching an investigation into why prices for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) treatments have nearly quintupled since 2004, and they sent letters requesting information from seven drugmakers.

17 Aug 2017

Trump disbands business councils after CEOs quit in protest

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after several chief executives quit in protest over his remarks blaming weekend violence in Virginia on anti-racism activists as well as white nationalists.

16 Aug 2017

UnitedHealth names Wichmann CEO, Hemsley executive chairman

NEW YORK UnitedHealth Group Inc said on Wednesday president David Wichmann will become the company's chief executive, succeeding Stephen Hemsley, who is moving to the newly created role of executive chairman after more than a decade at the helm of the largest U.S. health insurer.

15 Aug 2017

Three CEOs resign from Trump council over Charlottesville

The chief executives of Intel Corp, Merck & Co Inc and Under Armour Inc resigned from U.S. President Donald Trump's American Manufacturing Council on Monday, following Trump's initially tepid response to weekend violence at a rally of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia. | Video

09 Aug 2017

Mylan cuts forecasts on delays in new drugs, weak prices

Mylan NV said on Wednesday that delays in launching key new drugs and eroding prices for generics in the United States will hurt its profitability this year and in 2018. | Video

31 Jul 2017

Express Scripts to cover Mylan's EpiPen, exclude rivals

NEW YORK Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Holding Co said on Monday it would favor drugmaker Mylan Inc's versions of the EpiPen lifesaving allergy treatment over the allergy auto-injectors of other companies.

31 Jul 2017

Majority of Americans want Congress to move on from healthcare reform - poll

NEW YORK A majority of Americans are ready to move on from healthcare reform at this point after the U.S. Senate's effort to dismantle Obamacare failed on Friday, according to an exclusive Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Saturday.

31 Jul 2017

Exclusive: Majority of Americans want Congress to move on from healthcare reform - Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK A majority of Americans are ready to move on from healthcare reform at this point after the U.S. Senate's effort to dismantle Obamacare failed on Friday, according to an exclusive Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Saturday.

28 Jul 2017

Merck says cyber attack halted production, will hurt profits

NEW YORK/LAS VEGAS Drug and vaccine maker Merck & Co Inc said it suffered a worldwide disruption of its operations when it was the victim of an international cyber attack in June, halting production of its drugs, which will hurt its profits for the rest of the year.

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