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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

03 Oct 2017

U.S. senators grill Wells Fargo CEO over scandal, forced arbitration

U.S. senators slammed Wells Fargo & Co Chief Executive Tim Sloan on Tuesday for his handling of a massive sales practices scandal at the third-largest American bank and challenged him to allow aggrieved customers to sue.

03 Oct 2017

Consumer lending, insurance issues to weigh on Wells' CEO's Senate appearance on Tuesday

Oct 3 Wells Fargo & Co CEO Tim Sloan will be questioned about sales practices, mischarging customers for auto insurance, and complaints about mortgage fees at the bank's consumer lending unit when he testifies before U.S. senators on Tuesday.

02 Oct 2017

Exclusive - U.S. mulls further Wells Fargo sanction over sales abuses: source

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The main regulator for Wells Fargo & Co is considering whether to sanction the U.S. bank over improperly charging customers for car insurance and mortgage loans, according to a source familiar with the matter.

02 Oct 2017

Wells Fargo rehires workers pushed aside in accounts scandal

WASHINGTON Wells Fargo & Co Chief Executive Officer Tim Sloan apologised for a phoney accounts scandal and said the U.S. bank had hired back nearly 2,000 workers who had quit or were fired, according to prepared congressional testimony.

28 Sep 2017

Eight U.S. banks given extra year to submit 'living wills': Fed

WASHINGTON Eight of the largest U.S. banks and 82 foreign banks will have an extra year to submit their so-called living wills outlining how they would be unwound in the event of bankruptcy, the Federal Reserve said on Thursday.

22 Sep 2017

U.S. consumer finance agency expected to punish Equifax: lawyers

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21 Sep 2017

Wells Fargo CEO to testify before Senate as questions linger over scandal

WASHINGTON Wells Fargo Chief Executive Tim Sloan is due to testify before Congress on Oct. 3 as the bank deals with fallout from a sales scandal a year ago that continues to spark new revelations.

11 Sep 2017

Few mobile homes in Florida are storm-ready, despite code

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla./WASHINGTON Only a fraction of mobile homes in Florida were strapped down with the kind of hardened braces meant to withstand fierce storms before Hurricane Irma hit the state, experts said, leaving more than a half-million homes vulnerable to serious damage. | Video

11 Sep 2017

RPT-Few mobile homes in Florida are storm-ready, despite code

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla./WASHINGTON, Sept 11Only a fraction of mobile homes in Florida were strapped down with the kind of hardened braces meant to withstand fierce storms before Hurricane Irma hit the state, experts said, leaving more than a half-million homes vulnerable to serious damage.

11 Sep 2017

Few mobile homes in Florida are storm-ready, despite code

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla./WASHINGTONOnly a fraction of mobile homes in Florida were strapped down with the kind of hardened braces meant to withstand fierce storms before Hurricane Irma hit the state, experts said, leaving more than a half-million homes vulnerable to serious damage.

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