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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BERLIN A leading candidate to be Germany's next finance minister signalled his willingness on Thursday to seek a compromise with Emmanuel Macron over the French President's plans for deeper euro zone integration.
BERLIN Germany's DIHK Chambers of Industry and Commerce raised its growth forecast for Europe's biggest economy to 2.0 percent for this year from its previous estimate of 1.8 percent and sees an even stronger expansion next year.
BERLIN Germany's pro-business Free Democrats (FDP), a possible partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel's next government, will not insist on a German successor to ECB President Mario Draghi when his term expires in 2019, a senior FDP member said on Thursday.
BERLIN Robust domestic consumption in Germany will translate into imports outstripping exports this year and next, the economy ministry said on Wednesday, predicting that trade will not contribute to growth. | Video
FRANKFURT/BERLIN Germany's largest trade union on Tuesday pushed for six percent more pay and reduced working hours for the nearly four million workers in the metals and electrical sectors, in what it said was a drive for a better work-life balance.
BERLIN The International Monetary Fund is likely to nudge up its growth forecast for the global economy this week and this means it is high time for policymakers to dial back their ultra-loose monetary stimulus, German government officials said on Monday.
BERLIN German industrial output posted its biggest monthly rise in more than six years in August, data showed on Monday.
BERLIN German industrial orders bounced back in August, rising more than expected on strong foreign demand, data showed on Friday, suggesting that factories will contribute to overall growth in Europe's largest economy in coming months. | Video
BERLIN German firms active in Britain should make provisions now for a "very hard Brexit", Germany's biggest industry group said on Thursday, because the government in London does not know what it wants.
BERLIN Germany's next coalition government can count on record budget surpluses over the next two years due to a solid upswing and should use this fiscal room to lower income taxes and social welfare contributions, economic institutes said on Thursday.
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