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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 Jul 2018

Visiting Northern Irish border, May to defend her Brexit plan

BELLEEK, Northern Ireland, Prime Minister Theresa May will tell the people of Northern Ireland on Friday that her Brexit plan is the best way to avoid a hard border with Ireland, standing firm against critics in her own party.

06 Jul 2018

WIDER IMAGE-Wearing tradition, thanaka paste in a Rohingya camp

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh, July 6 Swirls of yellow paste made from ground tree bark decorate the cheeks of Rohingya Muslim women and girls in the refugee camps of southern Bangladesh.

15 Jun 2018

Rohingya refugees fish in troubled waters to earn living in Bangladesh

(This June 12 story was corrected to fix name of foundation in paragraph nine)

23 Mar 2018

Crisscrossing Irish border, locals crave status quo after Brexit

COSHQUIN, Northern Ireland, March 23 Gordon Crockett does not wish to suffer the same fate as his great-great grandfather, who began farming near the northernmost tip of Ireland before a border was ever erected on the island.

25 Jan 2018

Irish schools count cost of collapse of Britain's Carillion

BRAY, Ireland The completion of new buildings at six schools in Ireland will be delayed by several weeks due to the collapse of British construction outsourcing company Carillion , the government said.

23 Jan 2018

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan laid to rest in home town

BALLYBRICKEN, Ireland Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan was laid to rest at a private funeral in her home town on Tuesday, remembered as someone who rescued people from "the darkness of depression". | Video

27 Dec 2017

Irish coastal village hosts annual beach horse races

BALLYHEIGUE, Ireland On a rugged stretch of beach in Ireland's southwest, the residents of Ballyheigue braved the wild winds from the Atlantic coast on Wednesday for the annual Christmas horse races.

01 Dec 2017

Fearing for post-Brexit prosperity and peace, farmers demand invisible Irish border

FLORENCECOURT, Northern Ireland Northern Irish sheep farmers like John Sheridan collectively transport more than 1,000 lambs a day over the Irish border for slaughter and shipment to shoppers across the European Union. At the moment, the process is seamless.

01 Dec 2017

Fearing for post-Brexit prosperity and peace, farmers demand invisible Irish border

FLORENCECOURT, Northern Ireland Northern Irish sheep farmers like John Sheridan collectively transport more than 1,000 lambs a day over the Irish border for slaughter and shipment to shoppers across the European Union. At the moment, the process is seamless.

17 Oct 2017

Three dead as Storm Ophelia batters Ireland

GALWAY, Ireland Three people died as Tropical Storm Ophelia battered every corner of Ireland on Monday, knocking down trees and power lines and whipping up 10-metre (30-foot) waves. | Video

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