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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

20 Apr 2018

Labour tries new pitch to financiers - higher taxes for some influence

LONDON Britain's shadow chancellor John McDonnell offered London's mighty financial services industry a new pact on Thursday: higher taxes in return for a seat at the policymaking table if Labour wins the next election.

19 Apr 2018

Trouble in the family - UK's migrant embarrassment undermines Commonwealth reunion

LONDON As it prepares to leave the European Union, Britain's attempts to revitalise links with former colonies at a lavish summit in London have been overshadowed by outrage over Prime Minister Theresa May's treatment of Commonwealth migrants. | Video

19 Apr 2018

Woods downplays Brexit job losses at banks

LONDON Job moves from Britain's financial sector to the European Union by Brexit Day on March 29, 2019, may not be as high as initially estimated, the Bank of England said on Thursday.

16 Apr 2018

Britain apologises for 'appalling' treatment of 'Windrush generation' migrants

LONDON Home Secretary Amber Rudd apologised on Monday to thousands of British residents who arrived from the Caribbean decades ago and are now being denied basic rights after being incorrectly identified as illegal immigrants.

13 Apr 2018

Hunt apologises for failing to declare luxury flats purchase

LONDON Britain's health minister, Jeremy Hunt, has apologised after he broke the government's own anti-money laundering rules by failing to declare his stake in a company used to buy luxury flats.

12 Apr 2018

Top bankers warn London's status as a global finance center at risk from Brexit

LONDON Leading bankers warned on Thursday that Britain is yet to feel the real impact of Brexit which will undermine its status as a global finance center as companies prepare to shift jobs out of London to preserve access to Europe's single market.

05 Apr 2018

HSBC has worst gender pay gap among Britain's largest companies

LONDON HSBC , Europe's largest bank, has reported the largest difference in male and female staff salaries among large organisations in Britain, as the government looks to pressure big companies to reduce gender pay disparities. | Video

03 Apr 2018

Labour leader Corbyn criticised for spending Passover with anti-Israel group

LONDON British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn risked further souring his relationship with the Jewish community by attending a Passover event with a left-wing Jewish group that has called for the destruction of Israel.

03 Apr 2018

British Labour leader Corbyn criticised for spending Passover with anti-Israel group

LONDON Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn risked further souring his relationship with the Jewish community by attending a Passover event with a left-wing Jewish group that has called for the destruction of Israel.

03 Apr 2018

British Labour leader Corbyn criticised for spending Passover with anti-Israel group

LONDON, April 3 Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn risked further souring his relationship with the Jewish community by attending a Passover event with a left-wing Jewish group that has called for the destruction of Israel.

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