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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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6:04pm BST

Merkel strikes reserved tone ahead of Macron's Europe speech

BERLIN/PARIS German Chancellor Angela Merkel struck a note of caution with respect to French calls for deeper European integration on Monday, a day before French President Emmanuel Macron lays out his plans for ambitious European reforms.

6:01pm BST

Merkel strikes reserved tone ahead of Macron's Europe speech

BERLIN/PARIS German Chancellor Angela Merkel struck a note of caution with respect to French calls for deeper European integration on Monday, a day before French President Emmanuel Macron lays out his plans for ambitious European reforms.

5:22am BST

Incensed over refugees, east Germans punish easterner Merkel

BERLIN For weeks, Chancellor Angela Merkel endured taunts and whistles whenever she ventured out on the campaign trail in her home region of eastern Germany.

24 Sep 2017

Incensed over refugees, east Germans punish easterner Merkel

BERLIN For weeks, Chancellor Angela Merkel endured taunts and whistles whenever she ventured out on the campaign trail in her home region of eastern Germany.

24 Sep 2017

Incensed over refugees, east Germans punish easterner Merkel

BERLIN For weeks, Chancellor Angela Merkel endured taunts and whistles whenever she ventured out on the campaign trail in her home region of eastern Germany.

24 Sep 2017

German vote could doom Merkel-Macron deal on Europe

BERLIN Weakened by the worst result for her party since 1949 and facing a more fractious political landscape at home, Germany's Angela Merkel could be forced to rein in plans to re-shape Europe together with France's Emmanuel Macron.

20 Sep 2017

As Brexit clock ticks down, EU eyes new offer from May

BRUSSELS/BERLIN European capitals expect British Prime Minister Theresa May to try to break a deadlock in Brexit talks over the coming days by signalling a readiness to pay the EU to stay in the single market for a time after it leaves the bloc.

14 Sep 2017

Reborn German liberals could spell trouble for Merkel

BERLIN Later this year, Angela Merkel may form a new government with a party whose leader says Greece should leave the euro, Russia can keep Crimea and refugees will have to go home.

12 Sep 2017

Germany's Schaeuble eyes another run as finance minister

BERLIN The chances of Wolfgang Schaeuble returning as German finance minister are rising as the Sept. 24 election approaches and politicians from rival parties play down the prospect of unseating the wily veteran.

10 Sep 2017

Merkel and the refugees - How German leader emerged from a political abyss

BERLIN Near the end of a recent campaign speech in northern Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel turned to Europe's refugee crisis of 2015 and offered her audience a comforting dual message.

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